New York Times best-selling author William J.Bennett uses stories, essays, historical vignettes, and contemporary profiles to explore and explain what it means to be a man.
Special BSA® edition features 36 additional pages including stories of Scouts with each chapter and a forward by Chief Scout Executive Bob Mazzuca.
The Book of Man explores the life of men in various contexts: work, play, prayer, war, home, and citizenship. Aimed at helping families (adults and children), teachers, and policy makers, this book defines what a man should be, how he should live, and to what he should aspire.
Appropriate reading for both teens and adults. Learn More
Approach your first derby with confidence! This easy-to-use, step-by-step workbook is perfect for both Scouts and their parents—especially when woodworking skills are limited.
Format is designed to take you through seven easy steps to designing and building your first Pinewood Derby® car. Includes 12 patterns and paint designs. Soft cover, 96 pages. Learn More
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
Aimed at both beginners and casual paddlers, covering both sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking, this book makes the sport easier than ever.
Whether you seek solace on a lake, want to run rapids, or prefer paddling with dolphins, this book takes you from store to shore and beyond. Full-color photos throughout accompany succinct, step-by-step instructions on every aspect of the sport: what equipment you need, basic strokes, navigation, rescues… even what to do if your boat tips. Also included are fun-and-games ideas and suggestions for special paddlers.
Soft cover; 244 pages. Learn More