ScoutingNovember-December 1999

Scouting Magazine About our cover:

Members of Crew 582, Kenmore, Wash., hike through old-growth timber in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, illustrating skills needed to earn Venturing's new Ranger Award. Executive Editor Scott Daniels writes about the elite outdoor award. Photograph by John R. Fulton Jr.

In the November-December 1999 Issue

  • Letters Illustrations
  • Front Line Stuff - Preparing new Scouts for the spring camporee Illustrations
  • Boys' Life Program Helper [PDF - 73K]
  • Family Talk - Connecting with your kids Illustrations
  • News Briefs Illustrations Photographs
  • Unit Anniversaries
  • The Way It Was - Scouting in World War II detention camps Illustrations
  • Family Fun Page - A CompuChallenge for megabyte minds Illustrations The Values of Scouting: 'To Be Continued' Illustrations
    Webelos Scout Daniel Simon's special holiday Good Turn helps to remind us that Scouting teaches values.
    Rangers Rock! Photographs Illustrations
    ...and scuba dive, mountain bike, snowboard—and more, in earning Venturing's top award for proficiency in outdoor skills and leadership.
    Who Needs Snow?
    This Indianhead Council winter day camp near St. Paul, Minn., doesn't depend on lots of the white stuff to guarantee a great time for Cub Scouts and their parents.
    A Scouting Christmas Story
    A troop's determination to buy a special van for an adult leader paralyzed in a bicycling accident helped bring together an entire community.
    Making History - A Family Together Feature
    Members of North Carolina's Self family journey into the past every time they take their hobby of reenacting on the road.
    The Founder and the Finder
    A Cubmaster from Manhattan Beach, Calif., site of the first pinewood derby, finds the man who started Cub Scouting's classic event nearly 50 years ago.
    'This Is My Day' Photographs
    Troop 999's annual camporee for special-needs campers means new activities and experiences for the guests, a new awareness for Scouts, and memories for all.

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