Boy Scout Handbook
The Boy Scout Handbook #33105 is the official handbook of the Boy Scouts of America. It is a descendant of Robert Baden-Powell's original handbook, Scouting for Boys, which has been the basis for Scout handbooks in many countries.
The Boy Scout Handbook is available at your local council service center or wherever Scouting merchandise is sold and online at www.scoutstuff.org. Click here for a list of Scouting retailers near you.
The new edition of the Boy Scout Handbook is not just a guide to the outdoors - but a guide for life that addresses issues such as alcohol and drug abuse, respecting others, and using the Internet appropriately.
The requirements for merit badges and other awards are in the Boy Scout Requirements #33215, which is available either Online or in a printed format. The requirements in the Boy Scout Requirements are the official requirements of the Boy Scouts of America. - Boy Scout Requirements, inside front cover.
|Edition||Title||Published||Author or editor|
|Loose-leaf and |
|Official Handbook||July 1910 - March 1911||Ernest Thompson Seton|
|The Official Handbook for Boys|
First official publishing
|June 1911-1914||BSA Editorial Board|
|The Official Handbook for Boys||1914-27||BSA Editorial Board|
|Revised Handbook for Boys||1927-40||H. W. Hurt, editor|
|Revised Handbook for Boys||1940-48||H. W. Hurt, editor|
|Handbook for Boys||1948-59||Ted Pettit, editor|
|Boy Scout Handbook||1959-65||William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt|
|Boy Scout Handbook||1965-72||William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt|
|Scout Handbook||1972-79||Frederick L. Hines|
|Official Boy Scout Handbook||1979-90||William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt|
|Boy Scout Handbook||1990-98||Robert Birkby|
|Boy Scout Handbook||1998-2009||Robert Birkby|
|Boy Scout Handbook||2010-2016|
|13th edition||Boy Scout Handbook||expected January 2016|
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