Scouting, Volume 54, Number 4, April 1966 Page: 1
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A MAGAZINE FOR ADULTS
April 1966, Vol. 54, No. 4
What We Found Out
ABOUT CUB SCOUT Mf BOYS
Boys are the raw material Cub Scouts are made of. They come
in all shapes and sizes, but it isn't the package that counts—
it's what's inside. You can't tell much about a boy by
counting his freckles. It's dangerous to think that all boys
are alike; they're not. All of them aren't noisy; all of them
aren't active all the time. Perhaps the only thing you can be
sure of is that the next thing they do will surprise you. In
reality, no one should be surprised at the things we found out
about boys of this age in the University of Michigan study;
we think it will help make better Cub Scouts because we under-
stand boys a little better.
Photo by Dennis Hallinan—FPG
Harry A. Harchar
Oren R. Felton
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6 WHAT I WOULD TELL A SON by J. Edgar Hoover
The longtime chief of the FBI and veteran Scouter gives parents something
to think about
8 WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE FOREVER? by Charles Swink
You would—if you were a Scoutmaster with a troop of live wire Scouts
to keep you young
9 WHAT WE FOUND OUT ABOUT CUB SCOUT-AGE BOYS
The University of Michigan survey proves they aren't as bad as some Den
16 THEY WERE "READY" by Aileen Wolf
Post 99, Arlington, Wash., didn't know they would use their training so
soon—or so well. They're no heroes—but they did the job
18 LET CHARLIE DO IT by Bob Pomeroy
When a simple method helped a boy grow overnight
20 PASSPORT TO FRIENDSHIP
It will help open overseas doors for you
25 DOWN ON THE HIGHEST LEVEL
Commissioner Ed learns about up and down from a Scoutmaster
Got a helpful Scouting idea you'd like to tell more than a million people?
Send it to us, and we'll pass it on to them—and send you a thanks card.
15 TRY THIS
21 FRONT LINE STUFF
22 WORTH RETELLING
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