Scouting--September 1998

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Every other month in the city of Metropolis, Ill., the Scouts of Troop 101 visit the homes of residents to collect newspapers for recycling. The 22-year tradition, which the troop started four years after the town adopted Superman as its official superhero, helps pay camping expenses for every troop member. Photograph by Stephen Seeger.

Scouting Magazine

In the September 1998 Issue

The Legacy of Troop 1135
In 1969, Steve Hauser, a college student in Los Angeles, decided Scouting could make a difference in the lives of urban youth.
Astronomy for Scout Groups
Observing the stars and planets, a great activity for evening meetings or at camp, can lead to a lifelong interest in science.
Super Town, Super Troop
In Metropolis, Ill., where everyone's hero is the Man of Steel, Troop 101 does a super job of recycling the community's newspapers.
A Special Scout
Tourette syndrome has not prevented Ryan Farrell from success in Scouting and writing a book about his condition.
Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student
A teen-ager from Turkey joins an Indiana family for a year, strengthening family bonds and sharing different ways of life.
Kandersteg Summer
A U.S. college student learns how Scouting bridges many kinds of boundaries.
Carving Memories and Identities
Texas Scouts learn the ancient Native American skill of totem pole construction for a special contribution to a park honoring local Eagle Scouts.
A Plan and a Vision
The Strategic Plan 1998-2002: A Summary
At its national annual meeting in San Antonio, the Boy Scouts of America launches a bold, new strategic plan focusing on values, leadership, and character.

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