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When the Cub Scout families of Den 1, Pack 7, in Roanoke, Va., unplugged themselves from TV-watching for a week, they used the time for a multitude of endeavors, many involving the entire family. Find out how you can participate in National TV-Turnoff Week, April 23 to 29, by reading John H. Ostdick's story. Cover photo illustration by Craig van der Lende.
In the March-April 2001 Issue
- News Briefs
- Family Talk Being a father who makes a difference.
- Front Line Stuff Webelos dens seek troop outdoor activities.
- Outdoor Smarts The signal mirror: a low-tech lifesaver.
- Boys' Life Program Helper
- Family Fun Page
- Unit Anniversaries
These facts will assist Scouting leaders in responding to misconceptions resulting from the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The BSA launches a national campaign to greatly reduce the possibility of child sexual abuse.
Pack 1533's Webelos Scout graduation ceremony provides lasting memories for the boys moving up to Boy Scouting.
Feast upon the top entries in our "Great Tastes in Camp Cooking" recipe contest.
The Grand Canyon Council's Wipala Wiki Lodge sets an example for the Order of the Arrow's goal of increased service.
An Ohio family's birdbanding activities help provide important wildlife data.
How did a den of Roanoke, Va., Cub Scout families fare during National TV-Turnoff Week? First, they survived. Second, they even enjoyed it!
A "trade-o-ree" attracts dedicated patch traders in search of prized additions to their ever-growing specialized collections.
Pack leaders learn how to plan and carry out an "entry-level" outdoor experience.
The building of one's self-confidence can sometimes be as simple as jumping into the icy waters of a mountain lake.
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