Program Planning

The following books should be part of every leader's library. These and many other traditional books are available for free download. In order to use these files, you will need a pdf reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader and other pdf readers are available for free download. To avoid duplication, all of these files are available from “The Dump” at http://www.thedump.scoutscan.com/ and the links below will redirect you to that site.

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Title Description
     
Friends of the Forest
Friends of the Forest
The Friends of the Forest is a story of sharing and inclusion for the youngest section. Complete with original illustrations.
     
Wolf Cubs Handbook
Wolf Cubs Handbook
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
Sixteen bites of information on the original Wolf Cub program. Describes the purpose and methods of Wolf Cubs. Also available in the WFIS edition.
     
Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling
The basis of the Wolf Cub program is the Jungle Book by B.-P,'s friend Rudyard Kipling. The story of how Mowgli was accepted into the Pack and grew up among the wolves.
     
Cubmasters First Year
The Cubmasters First Year
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
The must read for new and existing Cubmasters. Complete with original illustrations. A BPSA edition is also available.
     
Games for Cubs
Games for Cubs
by Many Old Wolves
A fantastic collection of games to support the Wolf Cub program plus other ages as well. Different chapters for different types of games make this an invaluable resource.
     
Aids to Scoutmastership
Aids to Scoutmastership
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
The fundamental manual for Scout Leaders. Describes the purpose and methods of Scouting. Complete with original illustrations.
     
Scouting For Boys
Scouting For Boys
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
The definitive manual for Scouts. This is the book that started Scouting. Complete with original illustrations by B-P. 1954 "Brotherhood Edition".
The book consists of introductions for Scouters, 26 "Campfire Yarns" for Scouts and a summary. WFIS Edition is also available in pdf, epub and print.
     
Scoutmasters First Year
Scoutmaster's First Year The 1948 edition of this popular and informative manual for new Scout Leaders. Great ideas to promote a great program for 11-17 yr olds.
     
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Sea Scouting For Boys
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell.
A 1910 introduction to Sea Scouting written by B-P for Scoutmasters and organizers that want to offer scouting with a nautical option.
     
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Sea Scouting and Seamanship for Boys
by Warington Baden-Powell, KC
A full Sea Scout manual published in 1911 by Sir Robert's older brother Warington.
     
Tenderfoot to Queen's Scout 1955
Tenderfoot to Queen's Scout 1955 edition of the basic Canadian Scout manual. 
Book is presented here in 6 parts for easier downloads
     
Games
Scouting Games
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell.
A collection of games written by the Founder specifically for boys
     
Rovering to Success
Rovering to Success
by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
The foundation of the Rover program. "A guide for young manhood."

 

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