For almost one year, Life Scout Quinn Schneider and his family had a black Lab puppy named Kajsa. They helped to raise her and train her to become a guide dog and help others. Then they had to say goodbye.
A look at what you'll find inside the September 2014 issue of Boys' Life magazine.
A man went to his local gym to ask about yoga classes for beginners. The instructor asked, “How flexible are you?” “Well,” the man replied. “I can’t do Wednesdays.”
I feel like a mosquito magnet. Seems like every time I go on outings with my troop, I'm the only one who gets bitten. What can I do? Help!
Q. Gear Guy, How do I prevent the nasty odor and taste that I get when I store my Nalgene bottle with the lid closed?
Tom Swiftie: “Who chopped down this tree?” asked Tom, stumped.
Bill: Which two words have the most letters? Scott: Beats me. Bill: “Post office.”
We love most of what we've seen at the Outoor Retailer show, but we especially love the companies with good stories behind them.
A book never written: “Visiting the Alamo” by Justin Texas.
List of links found in the September 2014 issue of Boys' Life magazine.
The BSA hosted a pinewood derby event at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah, last night, and the results were impressive.
There are lots of products of interest to Scouts at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jackson: Where did the cinnamon man come from? Barbara: Tell me. Jackson: Outer spice!
Daffynition: Autograph — A car chart.
Help our daring space cadet Dredd Speed defend his planet in this new action game.
John: What do frogs drink? Tom: I have no clue. John: A Croak-a Cola.
Watch as Eagle Scout Jon Almquist, who works for national outdoors retailer REI, shows you how to fit a backpack in this exclusive BL video.
Dawson: When is the best time to take a bath? Adam: Beats me. Dawson: Eight-dirty!
Q. My Scout Troop took a four-day backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The mosquitoes were the biggest problem on the trip. I used several different bug sprays, and only one of them worked. But the one that worked only worked for about 15 minutes. What type of bug spray (preferably natural) could I use that would keep the mosquitoes away for at least an hour? Also, I’ve heard that there is clothing that keeps bugs away. How effective is this clothing?
Warped Wiseman says: “Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”
Don't try this at home, kids. A California Boy Scout was on his way home from school recently when he joined a handful of other neighborhood heroes in putting out hotspots using residents' hoses and fire extinguishers.
Logan: What is Dracula’s favorite type of dog? Nick: I don’t know. Logan: A bloodhound!
Turn a leaf into a treasure with this simple cement casting project. Display the "fossil" in your room or use it as a stepping-stone in the garden.