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4 From the CSE In his last message before retirement, Robert J. Mazzuca recounts memorable moments as the BSA’s Chief Scout Executive—including the organization’s successful improvement of the Scouting program. He also shares his hope for the movement’s bright future.


24 Boys’ Life Preview Take your next backpacking trip above and beyond—add mountain bikes! Learn how to pack your camping gear on bikes in May. Plus, check out a list of must-have digital photography gear. In June’s edition, follow one troop’s 50-mile journey across Cat Island in the Bahamas.


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


Milestones Celebrate a Century of Eagle Scouts


Character Study Results Reflect the Impact of Scouting


New Here Dan McCarthy Joins the Summit


Gotta Have It Go Out-of-Bounds With the inReach


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Countdown to 2013 Enter the Jamboree’s Talent Show


Inside the Museum Take a Peek at International Uniforms


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ABOUT OUR COVER: Doug Stone, volunteer, and Alex Braun, Venturer—both from Crew 615 in Florissant, Mo.—satisfy their need for speed as they lead a pack of Sea-Doos during driving lessons at Pamlico Sea Base in eastern North Carolina. Photograph by Patrick Schneider.


2 S COUTING ¿ MAY•JUNE 2012 Roundtable


14 What I’ve Learned Slater Rhea Shares How Young Scouters Can Earn Credibility


15 Advancement FAQs Get in Sync With Recent Changes To Eagle Scout Project Requirements


16 Cub Scout Corner Energize Summer Cub Scout Programs By Gaining Momentum in May


18 Ethics How to React When a Fellow Scout Challenges Leave No Trace Principles


20 Nature of Boys Strengthen Your Troop’s Patrol System With a Dose of Friendship


46 Great Gear Keep Your Head Covered With a Top-Notch Hat


48 Health & Wellness Boost Heart Health With Small Changes to Your Daily Routine


50 Ground Rules Use These Strategies to Add Comfort to Camping Trips


52 Where Am I? Zero in on a Pair of Secluded Arches for a Chance to Win


60 Cool Camp Set Sail at This Picturesque Retreat in California


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22 What Would You Do? Get Eagle Dads Off the Bench And Into the Cub Scout Program


LAURA HAHN


DAVE WHEELER


JOHN KACHIK


DARREN THOMPSON


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