Illustrator Bill Basso applies his usual comic touch to this month's cover story on successful money-earning projects. In addition to this and many other Scouting magazine covers and articles, Basso is also the illustrator of the Dragon Slayers' Academy series of children's books, of which the latest, Wheel of Misfortune, will be published this month by Grosset & Dunlap.
For organizers of the Jersey Jamboree, the idea of a weekend encampment with 10,000 participants and a staff of 400 volunteers began as a vision and ended as a dream come true.The Keys to Successful Money-Earning Projects
What's the best way to earn funds for a well-rounded program? Successful units follow three simple steps.To God and Country
Scouts from Alabama and Georgia gather at Tuskegee University for a weekend that focuses on citizenship and the importance of spirituality in their lives.Making Wood Badge More Accessible
A special course lets Scouters with specific religious requirements participate in the BSA's highest level of volunteer training.Skunk Train to Yesterday
A historic steam engine takes California Scouts 100 years into the past to experience the colorful days of the Wild, Wild West.Climbing the Cliffs at Kelso
Troop 180's Venture patrol keeps older boys active in Scouting with challenges that are a step above the physical ability of the younger Scouts in the troop.Going to the Library
Excitement, surprises, and new directions can be found at the public library - where all you need is a sense of wonder and a simple card with your name on it.
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