About our cover:
In Lincoln, Neb., Scouts (clockwise from bottom) Kok Abkalla, Jim
Dewey, D. J. Peterson, Ali Al-Nori, and Thuy Le Kuwa are members of
Troop 911. Organized in 1997 to serve the growing Vietnamese and
Cambodian communities in the Cornhusker State's capital city, Troop
911 today has a membership that represents more than 13 nationalities.
Contributing editor Suzanne Wilson's report on this group of young
men and the veteran Scouter who started the troop in the article,
"We're a Little United Nations".
Cover photograph by Chuck Kneyse.
In the October 2003 Issue
- What I Learned at Pow Wow
- Expecting boring classroom sessions, a Cub Scouter
discovers how to put pizzazz and fun into den activities.
- Coming Home to Peterloon
- Since 1927, Cincinnati's Dan Beard Council has
staged a biennial mega-camporee and patrol competition.
- 'We're a Little United Nations'
- In Lincoln, Neb., Troop 911 welcomes boys from
many nations to Scouting.
- A Golden Anniversary: Pinewood Derby
- Fifty years after the inaugural event was held in
their state, California Cub Scouts celebrate derby history withwhat
else?a rousing, fun-filled day of racing.
- A FAMILY TOGETHER FEATURE
- This Southwest Florida Scouting family helps beautify
the environment by participating in Adopt-A-Road, the local county's
- A Love of Reading
- Every time someone reads aloud to a child, it's an
advertisement for the joys of reading, the pleasures of the printed
- Labors of Love
- Older Scouters provide volunteer maintenance and
building work at council Scout camps.
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