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16 Trailhead Every Issue


5 From the CSE The Chief takes a moment to salute Scouting magazine—and, more importantly, the readers of Scouting—for supporting the movement. Plus, he makes a request for all adult leaders.


22 Boys’ Life Preview Do your Scouts love to fish? Then they don’t want to miss the April issue of Boys’ Life, which serves up tested-and-true tips for reeling in their next big catch.


Roundtable


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


New Guidebooks for Troop Leaders How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel Gotta Have It: Quick-Fix Rubber The Proper Way to Wear a Helmet Train-the-Trainer Series Updates And More …


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ABOUT OUR COVER: A kaleidoscope of past Scouting magazine covers intermix on the front of our newest, celebratory issue—conjuring memories of the past while advancing toward the publication’s future.


4 S COUTING ¿ MARCH•APRIL 2013


18 Your Kids Take a Look at the Science Behind Sleepy Scouts


38 Great Gear Ready, Set, Stay Safe With These 10 Outdoor Essentials


40 Health & Wellness An Exercise Routine to Get Your Glutes in Gear


42 Ground Rules How to Choose the Best Knife for the Job at Hand


44 Where Am I? Solve This Geography Puzzle For a Chance to Win Big


52 Cool Camp Slide Over and Make Room for An Awesome Alabama Camp


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20 Merit Badge Clinic Calling All Gamers: The New Game Design Merit Badge is Here!


14 What I’ve Learned Dr. Lyn Graves Shares How You Can Bring Scouting to the Inner City


15 Advancement FAQs Details on the Religious Emblems Programs Recognized by the BSA


16 Cub Scout Corner Tips to Help You Tackle the Webelos Scout Activity Badges


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