Trailmaster John McKinney reveals how you can get the most out of your time on the trail. If you're new to hiking, you'll learn the basics, one step at a time. And if you're already at home on the trail, you're guaranteed to glean new tips to enhance your hiking experience. Whether you hike in your local park or halfway around the world, you'll need to know how to prepare and what to expect. This book provides solid information, practical tips and inspiration. Learn More
This is the book for youngsters, parents, and grandparents who want to fashion things from wood and having fun doing it together. Whether it's building an easel or crafting a birdhouse, this book will guide you as you work, learning the best and safest ways to complete your projects. Book contains more than 20 fun projects, with color photos and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Each project has detailed drawings with measurements and cutaways that eliminate guesswork. Learn More
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.