ScoutingOctober 1999

Scouting Magazine About our cover:

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.

In the October 1999 Issue

  • Letters Photographs Respond
  • News Briefs Photographs
  • Front Line Stuff - Improve your patrol leaders' council Illustrations Respond
  • Family Talk - How to help a clumsy child Illustrations
  • Worth Retelling - Attack of the "killer bug" Illustrations
  • Green Bar Bill's Patrol Corner - Prepare a Dutch-oven banquet Illustrations
  • Boys' Life Program Helper [PDF - 102K]
  • Unit Anniversaries
  • Family Fun Page - Flag facts and figures Illustrations The Dream-o-ree
    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 Illustrations
    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 Illustrations Photographs
    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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