- How to Talk About Scouting (online version) [PDF] [Scouts UK]
We all know how hard it can be describing Scouting to someone new to us. You want to say something positive, accurate and inspiring but often find yourself wondering where to begin. After all, there are so many activities, badges, sections and ways of doing things. How do you boil it down to just a few sentences?
- Boy Scouts of America to reconsider national membership policy (2013-Jan-28) [Bryan on Scouting (BSA)]
The Boy Scouts of America is discussing whether to remove the national membership restriction regarding sexual orientation, the organization announced today.
If approved, the move would end any national policy regarding sexual orientation of members and hand the responsibility of accepting members and selecting leaders to chartered organizations. Chartered organizations could then handle this task in accordance with their mission, principles, and/or religious beliefs. …
And about time to! ‘A Scout is a brother to all Scouts’
- Missing man found after months in bush (2013-Jan-28) [The Australian]
An 18-year-old man has been found exhausted and dehydrated in dense bush nine weeks after he was reported missing by his family in Sydney’s north. Police said he was last seen leaving his home in Westleigh on Tuesday, November 27. …
Man found after 9 weeks in suburban bushland (2013-Jan-29) [SMH]
He was covered in leeches and mosquito bites, had reportedly lost almost half his body weight, and was suffering from gangrene to his feet and lower legs. He is being treated at Hornsby Hospital, and is stable.
Boy’s Life Magazine
* Inside the January 2013 issue
* Links found in the January 2013 Boys’ Life magazine
Scouting Magazine [BSA]
Scouting Magazine January/February 2013 Issue
Scouting Magazine [UK]
December 2012 / January 2013