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Matt Jones of Venturing Crew 96, Huntsville, Ala., kayaks into Hering Cave, one of the "XTREME" high adventure activities available at Greater Alabama Council's Camp Jackson. Find out how this underused camp property became a "must-go" destination for Venturers and older Boy Scouts in Greg Tasker's article. Cover photograph by Dan Bryant.
In the May-June 2001 Issue
A Texas troop's annual Wilderness Survival merit badge weekend includes a hike by starlight, a rugged orienteering challenge, and rattlesnake meat for dinner.
The Greater Alabama Council retools a summer camp property into an action-packed center for high adventure.
Founded in 1910, First Providence Troop views its historic past with pride and the future with hope.
Visits to two top programs on opposite sides of the country demonstrate how quality council Cub Scout resident camp programs rely on 10 key elements to provide an awesome experience that introduces younger boys to the BSA's outdoor programs.
Sometimes the things learned by Cub Scouts are not found in handbooks.
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