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Inspiring Story About The World Scout Jamboree

If you’re looking for evidence that the World Scout Jamboree does in fact bring people together, try this:

In the 1993 book “4000 Bowls Of Rice,” author Linda Goetz Holmes wrote about a story told to her by a World War II Australian soldier named Cecil Dickson, who was taken prisoner by Japanese authorities and forced to work under brutal conditions.

According to Dickson, he and his fellow…

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Let’s Go Camping

At the Philadelphia Encampment, an annual fall gathering of Scouts from in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the younger guys get to learn about pioneering from older Scouts. They also get a taste of other Scouting skills that will come in handy as they progress through the ranks of Boy Scouts. At last year’s encampment, there were stations covering suck topics as nature, first aid, map and compass, and cooking.

Take a look at video and photos from the Philadelphia Encampment, and then read more about the event in the October issue of Boys’ Life magazine.

Learning Scout skills at the Philadelphia Encampment At the Philadelphia Encampment, an annual fall gathering of Scouts from in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the younger guys get to learn about pioneering from older Scouts.
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How to prevent and treat blisters

Video tips for preventing and treating blisters

There’s nothing better than hiking or backpacking in the great outdoors, but a blister can quickly ruin your day. Here are tips for how to avoid getting blisters and how to treat them.

Some of the most common causes of blisters:

  • Walking around with wet feet.
  • Wearing boots that are too big and rub against your skin.
  • Wearing brand new…

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