Here’s what you’ll find inside the August 2012 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are exclusive to the printed magazine and are not available online.
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Maneuvering a massive canoe along the greatest of all the Great Lakes requires all kinds of skills. Especially teamwork.
Need a new pack for school? Gear Guy brings you eight of the coolest new backpacks.
GREG HEFFLEY’S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR SURVIVAL
Greg Heffley might be the “Wimpy Kid” of book and big-screen fame, but he’s no wimp when it comes to camping. (Or is he?)
BL WORKSHOP: CHUCK BOX
Make camp cooking easier with this portable kitchen box.
Fiction. His future, as Jesse had envisioned it, has been shattered, and he’s not sure how he’s going to get past it.
A Scout always does what he can to prevent accidents and respond appropriately to emergencies, whether he’s at home with his family or, say, biking with his buddies.
Oregon Scouts get away from it all with a trip to the backcountry for mountain biking, hiking, caving and some really cool natural water slides.
AN ADVANCED CAMP
California Scouts take a robotics challenge to the mat and find other fun ways to work on merit badges.
Colorado Cub Scouts learn the finer points of golf.
LET’S LOOK AT BACKPACKING
Read it! Color it! Get it all in this special Cub Scout section.
Look for the regular score of comics, jokes, games, Scouts in Action, Tradin’ Post and more! Only in the August issue of Boys’ Life!