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
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.
A successful campfire can be the highlight of any Scouting adventure. The pamphlet is an excellent guide to fast-paced campfires sure to get everyone involved. Includes skits, cheers, introductions, riddles, and Scouting legends. This 47-page book can be used as an excellent starting point for a new Scoutmaster or as a source for new ideas for the experienced leaders. Learn More
This pamphlet is a collection of more than 100 favorite campfire skits. Listed at the beginning of each skit are the number of participants required and any props which may be needed. The dialog between participants is in plain text, while instructions for actors are listed in italics. An index is available at the end of this book which references skits by Scouts. "Scout Skits" catalogs most of the skits that are popular today as well as some new skits. Learn More