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Webelos Scout Bryan Jackson is one of many urban youths benefiting from leadership provided by University of Memphis scholarship students Brandon Jackson, Curtis Franklin, and Jason Pilgram. The scholarship program, developed along with the Chickasaw Council and The Day Foundation, provides leaders for urban Scouting and experience for future community leaders. Photograph by Steve Jones.
In the January-February 2001 Issue
- News Briefs
- Front Line StuffMoney-saving tips for Scout troop road trips.
- Family TalkWhat messages do children get from the behavior of their sports heroes?
- The Way It Was"Green Bar Bill" HillcourtAmerica's best-known Scouter.
- Outdoor SmartsMake sure your water is safe to drink.
- Boys' Life Program Helper [PDF - 83K]
- Family Fun PageCan you keep track of these critters?
- Unit Anniversaries
For nearly four decades, a small Minnesota community has injected some pizzazz into winter by hosting hundreds of Scouts for a weekend of ice fishing, friendship, and fun.
In a Scout week tradition dating back 75 years, Scouts in Madera, Calif., get a close-up look at government in action.
After months of pondering clues, Scouts discover their troop's annual secret adventure trip is a cruise on a century-old schooner to visit a history-rich island.
In Memphis, Scouting partners with a local foundation and a state university to provide college aid to students who serve as leaders of inner-city packs and troops.
Pennsylvania's Troop 105 teams up with Shawnee Mountain Ski Area to host a late-season weekend of skiing, snowboarding, and Snow Sports merit badge testing.
Knowing the difference between these colorful winged insects is a first step in helping children discover the fun of studying nature.
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