Boys' Life Book of Outdoor Skills


Book Description

A Followup to the Highly Successful Best of Boys' Life

Boys’ Life, the magazine for Boy Scouts of America, was launched in 1911 and became one of the most popular youth magazines in America. Every month it features news, stories, jokes, and practical how-to instructions invaluable to all Scouts. Reproduced in facsimile form, The Boys’ Life Book of Outdoor Skills brings together a selection of the very best pieces, including work by Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo Bill ("A Message to Boy Scouts"), and . Contents include facsimiles of the best pages from 1911 to the present.



The Boy Scouts of America is the largest youth organization in the United States. Since its founding in 1910, more than 110 million boys from all parts of America have been members. The circulation of Boys' Life was 6,000 in 1912, and the magazine now has over eight million readers every month, including Scouts and non-Scouts.