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Boys’ Life covers by Norman Rockwell

During his career, artist and illustrator Norman Rockwell’s work was used on dozens of Boys’ Life covers. Take a look at this gallery of covers and tell us which ones are your favorites.

12 Comments on Boys’ Life covers by Norman Rockwell

  1. Scouter Through the Ages // December 22, 2020 at 10:46 am // Reply

    Appreciate being able to see the art! Thank you for sharing. Hoping there will be a virtual tour of the new museum display for Scouts doing the Art Meritbadge! Art with extra meaning. Thank you again for sharing.

  2. I CALL SHOTGUN // January 31, 2018 at 2:34 pm // Reply


  3. yeah same same SAME


  5. Just visited the Rockwell museum in Mass. NO Boys Life photos. Disappointed!

  6. I liked every one of them. they showed and taught virtuous efforts to become responsible human beings. every one of them.

  7. 1944, followed by 1971, followed by 1951.

  8. i think that the newer covers should be included

  9. would love to purchase a poster with all of these Boys Life covers

  10. Scouter Mark // September 1, 2013 at 3:43 pm // Reply

    What a great resource! Norman Rockwell was the consummate Boy Scout!

  11. I like February 1952 the best. The details show a First Class Boy Scout teaching two Cub Scouts the whittling Chip. My Troop and Pack still waer the same neckerchief and teach the whittling chip the same way.

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