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.
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
"Basic illustrated Canoe Paddling" will teach you how to choose a paddle and outfit a canoe, launch a canoe safely, perform the basic forward, turning and correction strokes, maneuver the canoe, paddle in wind, waves and moving water. In simple terms, learning to paddle well gives you the skills to enjoy canoeing more. Learn More
While one cannot do much about the weather, by learning to read and understand changes in weather patterns and what those changes mean, one can experience the vast difference between reaction and reliable preparedness. Often, that difference alone may determine the margin of comfort and safety that separates disaster from adventure. Learn More