How to Make a Fast Pinewood Derby Car

How to Make a Fast Pinewood Derby Car

Packs around the country are preparing to hold their annual Pinewood Derby. There are many ways to make your Pinewood Derby car go faster. Here are some of them. Basic Guidelines for Pinewood Derby Car Design The possibilities are endless when it comes to picking a...
Inside the January 2018 issue

Inside the January 2018 issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the January 2018 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit Boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Boys’ Life...
How to Buy a Good Sleeping Pad For Camping

How to Buy a Good Sleeping Pad For Camping

Click here for the Gear Guy’s sleeping bag buying guide Find expert tips to help you get a good night’s sleep With so much cool camping gear to choose from, it’s easy for the simple sleeping pad to get overlooked. But one miserable night’s sleep will usually cure...
Build a Hand Wash Station

Build a Hand Wash Station

This wash station is sturdy, portable and very useful when camping away from washroom facilities. Here’s how to build it. MATERIALS NEEDED: Six good, straight sticks as follows: Two 2′ x 3/4″ to 1″ sticks for the leg braces Two 4′ x 3/4″ to 1″ sticks for the back leg...