First released in 1910, 'Boy Scouts Handbook' of Boy Scouts of America is a descendant of Baden-Powell's original handbook, Scouting for Boys, which has been the basis for Scout handbooks in many countries, with some variations to the text of the book depending on each country's codes and customs.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
Now Available Again, the Original 1914 Rules, Regulations, and Lessons Necessary for Boy Scout Leaders First published in 1914, the Handbook for Scout Masters was the foremost compendium on leading and guiding a Boy Scout troop. Here, word for word, you can read all about just what it took to be a Scout Master, with a focus on the boys themselves. After all, the Boy Scouts’ main purpose was “not to exploit methods, not glorify movements . . . but to lead boys into useful lives” (from the Introduction). Chapters from this classic, standard handbook include: Scout Requirements Principles and Methods Troop and Patrol Management Drills and Demonstrations Chivalry and Morality And more! From age limits, hierarchies, and oaths to lessons on cooking, first aid, and nature, The Handbook for Scout Masters covers all the basics of what it took to lead a Boy Scout troop. Scouts and scout masters alike will love reading about the original guidelines to one of America’s most well-known youth organizations.
The Early-Version Temporary Manual For Use During The First Year Of The Boy Scouts
Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
Category: Sports & Recreation
Enjoy this unabridged, high-quality Doublebit Legacy reprint of The Boy Scouts Original 1910 Handbook, which was the first temporary version of the Scout Handbook written by Ernest Thompson Seton for the Boy Scouts in the first year that the organization was founded.
Since 1910 the Boy Scouts of America have always a Handbook and over 110 million youth have grown up with a Scout Handbook. This book provides the history of each edition, details on how many were printed and the cover art of each edition. It is a comprehensive guide of the all the Scout Handbooks.
Please note This is NOT the current edition of the BSA Handbook. It is a reprint of an historical edition of the BSA Handbook. For the first time, we are pleased to present this facsimile copy of the 1910 Original Edition of the Boy Scouts of America Official Handbook! Written primarily by Ernest Thompson Seton, with sections added from Lieutenant General Sir Robert Baden-Powell's "Scouting for Boys" and "Aids to Scouting." The 1910 Original Edition is a milestone in the history of the Boy Scouts of America. Published only from July 1910 to March 1911, this short-lived BSA Handbook was cobbled together using material from Seton's earlier work "The Birch Bark Roll" and then fused with Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts concept. Always meant as a temporary handbook until a proper one could be written and published, the 1910 Original Edition is super interesting and contains a wealth of woodsman's lore and military scouting techniques and training which do not appear in later editions of the BSA Handbooks. Many expertss consider this book to be quite a useful backwoods survival manual, and it definitely has appeal to the modern "classic camping" movement. The content of this edition is presented exactly as per the original, with the same page count, illustrations and table of contents. It's the original text exactly as it was presented in 1910 without some modern "expert" analysis or introduction. Today's reader can make up their own mind by actually reading the book. A perfect gift for the classic camping enthusiast, old Eagle Scout or the young Indiana Jones in your life. With all original illustrations, this new paperback replica edition brings this exceptionally rare book to a 21st Century audience. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new editions of Baden-Powell's military and scouting books, which inlcude: Reconnaissance and Scouting (1884) - red leather cover Cavalry Instruction (1885) - red canvas cover Aids to Scouting - For N.-C.Os. & Men (1899) - red cover Scouting for Boys Part I (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys Part II (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys Part III (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys Part IV (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys Part V (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys Part VI (1908) - buff cover Scouting for Boys - All Parts (1908) - light blue covers Boy Scouts of America Official Handbook - Original Edition (1910) - khaki cover Aids to Scoutmastership (1919) - khaki cover
Boy Scouts of America: Official Handbook for Boys was first published in 1910 and continues to be published until this day. It outlines the principles and tenets of the Boy Scouts of America, the merit badges boys can attain for completing tasks and challenges, the classes and levels of scout, and the various skills a scout must possess. The motto "Always Be Prepared" is not taken lightly, and the handbook goes on to describe everything from tying knots, camping, and self defense to field observation, first aid, wildlife conservation, and chivalry. Filled with instructions accompanied by diagrams and pictures, this comprehensive guide is a must-have for any scout's, or anyone's, survival kit. The Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1910, and since its inception has remained one of the largest organizations in America, with more than four million boys participating today. Influenced by the Boy Scout Movement in England by Robert Baden-Powell, it was started in America by a group of young men and boys anxious to be a part of the noble and deserving enterprise.
In Scouting’s Guide to First Aid, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on how to safely identify, harvest, and use edible wild plants. Some practical tips include: How to triage, assess, and identify medical emergencies What to include in a first aid kit for your home When to seek help for health emergencies How to safely move a sick or injured person How to perform CPR and use an automatic external defibrillator What the proper procedures are for broken bones, hypothermia, burns, and sprains And so much more! 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.