With wit, insight, honesty, Tom Sholes reveals how a young inexperienced Scoutmaster grew in his skills and knowledge to become a highly successful leader of youth. Tom challenged his Scouts with rugged mountains, wild rivers, and unforgiving desert. A master storyteller, he recounts troop mishaps and adventures, from wild whitewater to quiet moments of wonder on mountain summits. Learn More
In this comprehensive collection, Joseph Csatari tells the story behind the more than 50 paintings Norman Rockwell created for the Scouts. He shares his experiences of mentoring with Rockwell and then assuming the official-artist position himself. Csatari’s 40+ Scouting paintings are featured as well. Licensed hardback publication, a must-have for all Scouting libraries. 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.