This book introduces young people to the pleasures and challenges of camping. There are any number of projects and plans to entertain those whose travels take them into fields and forests. There are chapters on packing a horse, on making clothes and moccasins, on camp cooking, and on building piers, boats and sleds. The directions are clear, the diagrams simple, and the activities enticing. The chapters in this book are divided up by seasons of the year. Learn More
From one of the founders of BSA and originally published in 1882, this survival manual is filled with all kinds of projects including how to build a pine bough hut, build a boat, an aquarium, squirt guns and more. Softbound, 444 pages.
A fun, easy-to-understand collection of tactics and methods based on the renowned teachings of the L.L. Bean Fly Fishing Schools. Great beginner training plus information that experienced fly fishers can use to hone their skills and catch more fish, including: essential fly casts; useful knots; profiles of fresh and saltwater fish species; how to recognize aquatic insects and create imitations; and fishing from boats and float tubes. Learn More
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass will help you discover techniques for choosing and using the right type of compass, using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver, reading and understanding contour lines and other map features, plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness, using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night and finding and ordering the maps you need. Learn More