Scouting, Volume 83, Number 1, January-February 1995 Page: 3
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Volume 83, No. 1
A family magazine published by the Boy Scouts of America
When the older boys in a Georgia
Scout troop could find no plan for
a "Government in Action" Venture
program, they decided to invent
Tune of Hope
During World War II, Allied POWs
took heart when they heard one of
their Japanese guards whistling a
familiar Scout song.
2 0 Preparing for
'The Big One'
San Diego Scouts join with other
agencies and organizations on a
special earthquake awareness day.
22 When the
Chemistry Is Right
American Cyanamid shares its staff
and laboratories so Explorers can
discover the many stimulating
worlds of high-tech science.
24 Something to
Is it a hillside? A park? No, it's
Birmingham's new environment-
friendly state-of-the-art council
service and training center,
designed to serve both Scouting
and the community-at-large.
26 Outpost Siberia
A BSA professional Scouter is
spearheading the effort to bring
Scouting back to Russia and to
the many other countries that
made up the former Soviet Union.
About our cover: The ex-
cited faces of young
campers captured by
Grimes reveal the
fun experienced at the
Council's Liberty Park
Encampment. Our story
on the event, held to dedi-
cate the council's innova-
tive new service center,
begins on page 24.
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29 So What Have You
Got to Lose?
Don't be afraid to give an idea a try,
says a veteran Florida Scouter,
because you just might succeed.
30 The So-So Troop vs.
The Eagle Factory
Who got more out of Scouting—
the "happy campers" or the boys
who focused on merit badges?
3 3 Build a Camp Stool
This plywood "something to sit on"
is both durable and easy to make.
6 News Briefs
10 The Way It Was
12 Worth Retelling
13 Boys'Life Helper
14 Front Line Stuff
15 Family Talk
47 Program Hints
54 Family Quiz
Scouting January-February 1995
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Boy Scouts of America. Scouting, Volume 83, Number 1, January-February 1995, periodical, January 1995; Irving, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth353659/m1/3/: accessed April 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum.