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4 From the CSE Does peace on earth sound impossible? Not to Chief Scout Executive Robert Mazzuca, who sets his sights on peace achieved with a little help from friends— global friends, that is. Join forces with Messengers of Peace and help Scouts across the globe work toward harmony this season.


22 Boys’ Life Preview Follow along in the November issue ofBoys’ Life as a California Venturing crew clamors to the snowy summit of Mount Shasta. The story will beckon Scouts to get outdoors despite cold weather. But, before you go, turn to the December edition of Boys’ Life to read about vital winter-survival skills.


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


Holiday Message Honor the Past, Anticipate the Future


Know How Local Minds Improve a Camp


Shout Out One Eagle’s Message From Space


Now Hear This Earn a SCOUTStrong Award


Gotta Have It Tech-Friendly Winter Gloves


What’s New A Sizzling Merit Badge Addition


Advisory Safety Guidelines for Winter Outings


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ABOUT OUR COVER: Arrowman Jared Schiele from Troop 327 in Hudson, Ohio, chips away at West Virginia soil as he and 1,404 other volunteers build nearly 13 miles of multiuse hiking and biking trails outside of the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. Photograph by John R. Fulton Jr.


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36 Great Gear Outdoors-Inspired Gifts For the Explorers on Your List


38 Trail Tips Cut a Snowy Path on a Colorado Snowshoe Trail


40 Ground Rules Give Your Knives a New Edge With Safe Sharpening Tips


42 Survive This! What to Do if a Fire Breaks Out at Your Next Meeting


46 Where Am I? Pinpoint the Seaside Home Of Gigantic Redwood Trees


56 Cool Camp Take Flight in an F-16 Jet Without Leaving the Ground


14 Roundtable


14 What I’ve Learned Phil Murdock Shares His Views On the Value of the Scout Motto


15 Advancement FAQs Help Your Scouts Excel Early And Achieve First Class


16 Cub Scout Corner Equalize the Playing Field With Pinewood-Crafting Workshops


18 Ethics Teach Scouts Right From Wrong Using Socratic Questioning


20 What Would You Do? Helpful Tips on How to Recruit Cub Scout Leaders


DAVE WHEELER W. GARTH DOWLING


YUTA ONODA


DARREN THOMPSON


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