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'Where the Boys Want to Be'

When a fall recruiting drive and Webelos Scout graduation in the spring fail to reach all potential new members, a troop adds a spring open house, focusing on outdoor adventure and held…’Where the Boys Want to Be’

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Leader Advice and Inspiration

A Recipe for Roundtable Success

A dynamic district training session sparks enthusiasm and teaches skills for leaders to conduct successful monthly troop programs.

Leader Advice and Inspiration

Instilling pride in a new troop and its patrols

When Scoutmaster C.R. asked for help in motivating his young Scouts, readers noted that unit pride starts with adult leaders setting the right example while providing a program full of “gee whiz” activities.

Campground Cooking

Winners of Great Taste

The top entries in our outdoor recipe contest will please even the pickiest eaters on any camp-out.

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Letters to the Editor

January-February 2013: Letters to the Editor

Humor is Subjective When I opened the cover of the current issue (January-February), I was not impressed to see two Eagle Scouts choking (in fun) another person. Though the caption explained the situation, the photo

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Letters to the Editor

September-October 2011: Letters to the Editor

Below you’ll find letters about the September-October 2011 issue, which you can read here. Read more Letters to the Editor from the current and previous issues, here. Modify the Meal? I read Mark Danner’s letter to the editor (“Too Much

Cub Scout Leadership

Boxes, Books, People…

Help is all around when Cub Scout den leaders want to prepare the ultimate den meeting.

Cub Scout Activities

Keeping Webelos Scouts active in their second year

When committee member E.M.P. asked for ways to retain second-year Webelos Scouts, readers suggested more activities with Scout troops, unique service projects, and earning special awards.