From the KidSkills series, these helpful books are designed to teach crafts to Scouts of all ages and all levels including beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Whether it’s leatherworking, woodworking, basketry, or wood-carving each book is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step written and visual guide with 20 fun projects that will inspire the young artisan as well as aid leaders. Soft cover; 72 pages. Learn More
The SCA Trail-Building and Maintenance Manual is an invaluable guide based upon the award-winning “Work Skills Program” of the Student Conservation Association which has more than 40 years’ experience providing skilled volunteers to the Forest Service, Parks Service, and Bureau of Land Management. Written by Robert Birkby, former trail crew foreman and director of conservation at Philmont, this definitive book has been used around the world. Paperback; 340 pages. Learn More
No telescope required! A comfortable lawn chair and a clear, night sky are all you need. Author James R. Sowell teaches you how to find and identify constellations—and even locate galaxies!—just using the naked eye.
Whether you’re a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, you’ll love this guide. Learn exactly what you need to carry – both on your back and between your ears – for all seasons and circumstances through a show-and-tell of clothing, footwear, backpacks, shelter and sleep systems, and more, as well as through detailed articles on foot care, campsite selection and hiking efficiency. Learn More