About our cover:
About our cover: For 23 years the Las Vegas Area Council has held an annual Mountain Man Rendezvous, where Scouts mix with historical reenactors to learn about the traditions of the annual summer get-togethers which were held from approximately 1825 to 1840 in various locations in the western United States. Our account of this year's event, by freelance writer Nettie Hunsaker Francis, begins on page 20.
In the October 2006 Issue
- Preserving the Past, Enriching the Future
A home display is the best way to enjoy and share the memorabilia that represents a Scout's journey from child to young man.
- Rendezvous of the
Las Vegas Area Council Scouts experience the colorful culture of an 1830's gathering of Rocky Mountain fur trappers.
- 'We Go Camping'
New York's Scout Troop 709 has conducted
an outdoor activity for more than 400
consecutive months by relying on a simple formula of program, planning, and parents.
- Where Riding Works Wonders
A special-needs Venturing crew samples a remarkably effective program known as "therapeutic horseback riding."
- A FAMILY TOGETHER FEATURE
All Aboard the April Express
The classic era of passenger trains and Pullman cars lives on in the model-train
- Just Plane Fun
The Blackhawk Area Council's AirCamp 2005 combined aviation themes and events with traditional Scouting activities.
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