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The wealth of pioneering and general Scouting information in the pages of John Thurman’s books resides in the heart of true Scouting values. Some feel strongly that John Thurman’s books should be devoured and relished by all died-in the-wool Scouters eager to embrace pioneering, and for that matter, eager to embrace Scouting’s true meaning!
- Pioneering Projects, by John Thurman, Camp Chief Gilwell Park – A consummate approach to pioneering providing a superb handle on what Scouting’s all about! (courtesy of “The Dump” Resources For Scouting)
- Pioneering Principles, by John Thurman, Camp Chief Gilwell Park – Another consummate approach to pioneering containing superb Scouting philosophy! (courtesy of “The Dump” Resources For Scouting)
- Progressive Pioneering, by John Thurman, Camp Chief Gilwell Park – Powerful prologue and introduction—an inspiring book tapping into what real Scouting is all about!
- Fun With Ropes and Spars – Another great book by John Thurman, Camp Chief, Gilwell Park from 1943-1969 (courtesy of “The Dump” Resources For Scouting)
- Pioneering for the Patrol – And still another great book by John Thurman containing projects for patrol-size indoor construction! (courtesy of “The Dump” Resources For Scouting)
Scouting Videos – A repository for the How-to Video Series and Scout Meeting Activities
Scout Engineering – A good pioneering resource from the pioneering section of the Irish Scout Handbook!
PioneeringProjects.org – So this is where one can access all those cool illustrations of camp tools and gadgets!
Pioneering Made Easy – A well-presented website not only containing drawings and unique project ideas, but also downloadable plan and design documents!
Ropes and Poles – An enjoyable and informative, interactive blog.
International Guild of Knot Tyers – Lots of knots with very well executed drawings.
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