Scouting Magazine

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President George W. Bush addresses more than 70,000 Boy Scouts, Scouters, and visitors at an arena show during the 16th National Scout Jamboree in Caroline County, Va. Executive Editor Scott Daniels recaps the BSA's premier outdoor event. Cover photograph by Daniel Giles.

In the November - December 2005 Issue

Making a Difference: The Gift of Self
In their holiday message to Scouters, BSA President John C. Cushman III and Chief Scout Executive Roy L. Williams recount the inspiring story of Eagle Scout Derek Slinger.
The Last Frontier Council in Oklahoma City, Okla., and the Las Vegas (Nev.) Area Council share their strategies for getting more boys to join.
Jamboree 2005
The BSA's 10-day outdoor extravaganza highlights the best of what Scouting offers boys—fun, fellowship, physical fitness, and patriotism—plus for some, a brush with fame.
The Minds of Boys
What's going on inside your son's brain? Author Michael Gurian has a good idea and gives advice to parents, teachers, and Scouters on how they can improve boys' chances for success in both school and life.
Planting the Seeds for A Legacy of Service
Scouts in a Maryland troop dedicate themselves to helping maintain one of the last remaining freshwater tidal marshes in the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Getting Specific
Adult volunteers take a key step in becoming fully trained Boy Scout unit leaders by participating in council-level Leader Specific Training.

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