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Eagle Scout Jonathan Howard of Troop 131, Palm Desert, Calif., scuba dives among the kelp beds off Santa Catalina Island. The Western Los Angeles Council's Camp Emerald Bay kicked off four new “Rugged Adventurers” programs last summer to attract older Boy Scouts and Venturers. In his article, writer Douglass K. Daniel tells why the older teens like the programs. Cover photograph by Corey Rich.
In the May - June 2007 Issue
- Keeping a Scouting Connection
Young men who turn 18 and head off to college or enter the job market can still maintain a connection with Scouting by volunteering in a troop, district, or council.
- The Missinaibi: A Wilderness River Journey
Boy Scouts and Venturers overcome low water, long portages, and fierce headwinds on a 205-mile canoe trip into northernmost Ontario, Canada.
- A Rugged Adventure
Underwater and overland, older Scouts and Venturers discover challenging new programs at Catalina Island’s Camp Emerald Bay.
- Cub World Comes Alive
The Jack Nicol Cub Scout Family Camp offers boys Cub World adventures that also appeal to moms, dads, and leaders.
- To the End of the Trail
In Maine’s north woods wilderness, a Pennsylvania Venturing crew tackles the final 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail and finishes with a climb of Mount Katahdin.
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