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Troop 2000 Scoutmaster Willy Coronado is surrounded by his Scouts from San Rafael, Calif. Writer Cindy Ross tells how the charismatic leader built a trusting relationship with recent immigrant parents so that their sons could gain the benefits of Scouting's character-building values. Cover photograph by Jim Sugar.

In the January-February 2008 Issue

Family, Fun, and Learning at The Philmont Training Center
Combine a family vacation with some of Scouting's best volunteer training for leadership in units, districts, and councils.
A Wisconsin Winter Weekend
Boy Scouts and Venturers learn the basics of cold-weather camping during a weekend of hiking, cross-country skiing, and sleeping inside snow caves.
Against All Odds
After years of failed efforts to bring Scouting to an immigrant community in San Rafael, Calif., Scoutmaster Willy Coronado makes a breakthrough with the success of Troop 2000.
Racing for the Checkered Flag
The Greater Alabama Council's "Race to Scouting" puts a 60-day deadline on its spring recruitment drive for new units and unit-serving commissioners.
Too Fast for Fear
Lying flat on their backs and reaching speeds of 25 miles per hour, Crew 1716 Venturers zip down a luge track in less than 20 seconds.
BSA Announces 2008 Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses
A newly formed national BSA/Leave No Trace task force is coordinating five-day Master Educator courses throughout 2008.
A Coin to Honor Our Troops
A Scout pays tribute to hospitalized armed services personnel by presenting them with a specially created coin.

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