Camping

How to Survive a Bear Encounter

By Josh Piven Illustrations by Frank Stockton From the May-June 2013 issue of Scouting magazine EMERGENCY SITUATION: After another perfect day hiking Philmont’s trails, you’re fast asleep. Suddenly, you hear one of your Scouts screaming at...

Knot of the Week: Tarp Knots

[Reposted from http://scoutmastercg.com/tarp-knots-infographic/] Rigging a tarp or dining fly provides shelter from the wind and rain and shade from the sun. I often use a tarp rather than a tent because there’s plenty of room to spread out...