ScoutingSeptember 1999

Scouting Magazine About our cover:

Cub Scouting's traditional blue and gold features a flourish of orange this fall as that formidable feline, Garfield, becomes national Round-Up SPOKESCAT. Find out about Garfield's early recruiting success in Indianapolis and how your local council can benefit from this purrfect opportunity to introduce boys to Cub Scouting. Garfield illustration © Paws, Inc. Photograph by John R. Fulton Jr.

In the September 1999 Issue

  • Letters Photographs Respond
  • News Briefs Photographs
  • Front Line Stuff - Money-earning projects for Cub Scout packs Illustrations Respond
  • Family Talk - Ten ways to help children deal with divorce Illustrations
  • The Way It Was - Brownsea Island-the first Scout camp Illustrations
  • Worth Retelling Illustrations Respond
  • Boys' Life Program Helper [PDF - 102K]
  • Unit Anniversaries
  • Family Fun Page Illustrations The (Inner) Child Goes to Camp Illustrations
    Remembering what it's like to be a kid.
    Garfield '99: A Round-Up With Teeth (and Whiskers) Illustrations Photographs
    Cub Scouting's official spokescat aims to attract more youth and raise awareness for Scouting's values-based program.
    The Motor City's Magnum Opus
    During a 77-year history in the same Detroit neighborhood, Troop 194 has produced more than 150 Eagle Scouts.
    A Legion of Support
    The American Legion in western New York State demonstrates a special commitment to Scouting with a fall camporee.
    The Perfect Book For a Desert Island Photographs
    First published in 1911, The Boy Scout Handbook is a true American treasure.
    Hams in the Family - A Family Together feature
    As licensed amateur radio operators, or "hams," the Cross family enjoys the rewards of global communication.
    Strong Values, Strong Leaders Photographs
    The BSA national meeting in San Diego highlights the need for quality leadership and other key factors necessary to bring Scouting to more youth than ever.
    'Never Give Up on a Scout' Illustrations
    A camp staffer's supreme challenge was an awkward Scout with an annoying attitude.

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