Inside the January-February 2021 Issue

Inside the January-February 2021 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the January-February 2021 issue of Scout Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit scoutlife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Scout...
Does Rolling Your Clothes Save Space?

Does Rolling Your Clothes Save Space?

Q: Does rolling up your clothes really work when packing? — Cody, Orange City, Iowa A: It will depend on what you’re packing. Try this: Empty a dresser drawer at home, and then fold and place your clothes inside until the drawer is full. Then take the clothes out and...
Stuff We Like: Smart XXL Camping Cot

Stuff We Like: Smart XXL Camping Cot

OK, OK, this cot is heavy, bulky and pricey. But this is “Stuff We Like,” and we like the RIO Gear Smart XXL Camping Cot from ShelterLogic ($100, shelterlogic.com). It measures about 7 feet long and more than 3 feet wide. It’s comfortable, easy to set up and strong...
How to Earn Respect as a Leader

How to Earn Respect as a Leader

Scouting offers many opportunities for you to lead. The longer you’re in the program, the more others will look to you to step up. But how do you become a good, responsible leader who commands respect from Scouts and adults alike? Here are a few tips: • Keep your...
How to Preserve a Snowflake

How to Preserve a Snowflake

Snowflakes usually melt before you can get a good look at them. Here’s how to preserve individual flakes so you can study them later. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO PRESERVE A SNOWFLAKE Access to a freezer Freezable pouch (A large pencil case works well.) Black poster board or...