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16 Trailhead Every Issue


4 From the CSE Looking for ways to share the story of Scouting in your community? Wayne Brock details how you can use the February Report to the Nation to help boost the relevance of Scouting in your hometown.


20 Boys’ Life Preview Brr! It’s cold outside. Don’t let your Scouts hibernate—keep ’em active with a winter shelter- building competition, described in the January issue. Plus, the February Philmont gear guide will help get Scouts set for summer.


Roundtable


6 Start your journey with a trail mix of news, ideas, and fun


Youth Protection—Get Trained Now A Look at 2013 Merit Badges How to Deduct Scouting Expenses Gear Up for Jambo Scouting Archives Go Digital And More …


Outdoors 40 Great Gear


Gear Essentials to Banish Shivers During Winter Outings


42 Health & Wellness Get Up, Shape Up Before Heading to the Summit


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ABOUT OUR COVER: Eagle Scout Diallo Whitaker (left) and former Scout Paul Mondello—both California natives—get serious about the upcoming reality-show competition Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout? on the National Geographic Channel. Photograph by Danny Turner.


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44 Trail Guide Towering Trees Make This California Trail a Must-See


46 Survive This! Out of Control on the Slopes? Stay Safe With These Strategies


48 Ground Rules Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cold-Weather Camping?


50 Where Am I? Pinpoint This Snowy Spot For a Chance to Win


51 Dutch Treat Cook Up a Delicious Dutch Oven Cake


60 Cool Camp Explore Winter Wonders At This Vermont Camp


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12 What I’ve Learned Veteran Cub Scouter Linda Case Reveals Her Leadership Methods


13 Advancement FAQs Recognize a Scout’s Service With Meritorious Action Awards


14 Cub Scout Corner Planning Advice for Scout Sunday Or Scout Sabbath Celebrations


16 Your Kids Simple, Everyday Techniques For Taming Strong-Willed Kids


18 What Would You Do? Juggle Roles as Dad and Scouter With These Separation Strategies


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