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“Heartbeat for heartbeat, stroke for stroke, breath for breath, you have to become one person in that boat.”


GEORGE L ATUS,


WHI TE RIVER CANOE RAC E VOLUNT E ER AND ORGANI Z E R


SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2011 VOLUME 99 • NUMBER 4


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INSPIRE EXPLORE 32 Team of Rivals


BY JIM MORRISON On your mark, get set, go! Speed along 120 miles of pedal-to-the-metal paddling through Arkansas’ scenic White River. It’s one of the oldest canoe races in the country and draws Scouts who take on the misty-green waters—as well as some serious competition. What they gain might surprise you.


38 The Main Thing


BY JOHN R. CLARK Stay in-the-know when it comes to the BSA’s newest strategy to better the movement: Journey to Excellence. This program—discussed in detail at this year’s National Annual Meeting in San Diego—rolls out a new metrics system used by councils, units, and leaders to measure success.


LOOK FOR EXCITING changes to our Web site, scouting magazine.org. In future issues, this compass symbol will point to the wide variety of resources, including those in scouting. org, available to help you better serve your Scouts. Find easy access to an invaluable guide for the entire Scouting experience at the new scoutingmagazine.org.


DAN BRYANT

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