Boy Scout Handbook
The original Boy Scouts Handbook standardized American scouting and emphasized the virtues and qualifications for scouting, delineating what the American Boy Scouts declared was needed to be a “well-developed, well-informed boy.” The book includes information on the organization of scouting, signs and signaling, camping, scouting games, and a description of several scoutin...more
Item Call Number: HS3313 .B69 2009 ISBN- 978-0839531029
Reviewed in: LME 508
Boy scout handbook. (12th ed.).(2010).Irving, TX: Boy Scouts of America.
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Spiral bound, best for remaining open while consulting for information, is $ 14.99. This Boy Scout handbook is the Centennial edition and contains references to original methods used in Scouting alongside advances made in the 100 years of its existence.
Am a former cub scout that was, in the words of a poet, "seduced by Iron Maiden's mirror worlds."
Also, there were controversies with the Pinewood derby (No, you can't hollow out the bottom of your car and place a lead sinker; even more, you can't just let your dad carve the entire car for you).
There should be some sort of GED program for guys like me who dropped out of scouting - some way we can earn our Arrows of Light, etc....more
But, some of my best memories are associated with being a Boy Scout leader. This book is an important part of instruction to teach young people to grow into good, healthy citizens.
Boy Scouts Handbook The First Edition 1911
Author: Boy Scouts of America
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This is a reprint of the very first Boy Scouts Handbook, complete with the wonderful vintage advertisements that accompanied the original 1911 edition, now in full color. Over 40 million copies of this book have been distributed since its first publication nearly 100 years ago.
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Citation by Lauren Fynboe
Reference Type: Handbook
Description: Content Scope-This handbook presents practical information that leads readers to gain both knowledge and independence. Accessibility & Diversity-While it is published by the Boy Scouts, its information is relevant for girls and boys, young and old. Accuracy, Authority, & Bias-The first edition of this book was publi...more
Citation by: Rebecca Tabb
Call Number: J369.43 BOY
Description: The 12th edition of this classic publication covers all things related to scouting, woodcraft, and camping.
Relevance and Relationship: A great source of information for elementary age boys involved with Boy Scouts or interested in the topics scouts learn.
Purpose: To provide a source of information for scouts.
Validity: Published since 19...more
i was a member of an inner city scout troop, wouldnt change that for the world. respect the issues of the scouts in a broader sense, but cant deny what i learned. this book has touchstones on life, respect, honor, honesty, faith in humanity, survival, endurance, service, and tollerance. if more people knew what was in this book, the world would be a better place. i see how the scouts has made bad decisions and involved itself in biggotry from a company standpoint, but that detracts from t...more
This is a fabulous book for learning all sorts of outdoor and survival skills, physical fitness, character development, preparation for active citizenship, and leaders...more
Even now as an Eagle Scout I have kept this book in my collection as a reminder of hard work and fruition.