The Scouting Guide to Survival
More than 200 Essential Skills for Staying Warm, Building a Shelter, and Signaling for Help
The Boy Scouts of America, J. Wayne Fears
- 168 Pages
- November 6, 2018
- ISBN: 9781510737747
- Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
- Trim Size: 7.000in x 9.000in
In Scouting’s Guide to Survival, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on emergency preparedness. Some practical tips include:
Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The BSA is committed to training youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities.
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people “Be Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of seven and twenty-one and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit www.scouting.org. J. Wayne Fears grew up in the outdoors as his father was a trapper. He earned his Boy Scouts of America rank of Eagle at the age fourteen. As an adult scouter he served as the advisor to an Explorer Post for two years that specialized in wilderness survival. He has taught wilderness survival to Boy Scout troops and BSA leaders and has served many years as a wilderness survival merit badge counselor. He received survival training both from the Army and Air Force and this is his third book on survival. He is one of America's most prolific outdoor writers with thirty-four books and over 6,200 magazine articles published. In 2012, he was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame. Fears lives in Cross Creek Hallow, Alabama.