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MAY-JUNE 2011 VOLUME 99 • NUMBER 3


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‘I don’t need to be on the cell phone. I don’t need to be on the computer. This right here is what matters in life.’


MI CHAEL B ROWN,


AS S ISTANT S COUTMASTE R TROOP 223


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INSPIRE  EXPLORE   22 It’s a Wonder-Full Life


BY MARY JACOBS Not many magazines live to see 100. But then Boys’ Life is not your average magazine. Launched in March 1911, the magazine “For All Boys” has published valuable information for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers, blending serious, useful tips with humor that appeals to Scouts (and Scouters) of all ages. Read how Boys’ Life has remained both timeless and relevant to each successive generation.


28 Going Rogue


BY BRYAN WENDELL Power down. Live it up. When members of California Troop 223 packed their electronic devices into dry bags for a five-day rafting trip on Oregon’s Rogue River, they had no idea what a release from the ticking clock and the buzzing smartphone might mean. Welcome to River Time, where the schedule flows not around the next “Send” but around the next bend.


TREVOR CLARK


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