Here’s what you’ll find inside the October 2019 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online.
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OCTOBER 2019 FEATURES
There’s only one way to truly experience the largest swamp in the country.
THE NATURE CREW: BURROWING OWLS
Meet the “Howdy” bird.
GEAR GUY: BUYING YOUR BACKPACK
The Gear Guy guides you to picking the perfect pack.
BORN FROM FIRE
See how one Scout’s idea came to life, thanks to a 2,100-degree oven.
Learn a few magic tricks from a pro.
BL HOW TO: BUILD A DUCK BOX
Create an eggcellent place for feathered friends to raise their young.
ONLY IN OUR BOY SCOUT EDITION
SCOUTING AROUND: FINDING YOUR WAY
In traditional geocaching, a geocacher will place a waterproof container containing a logbook and trade items, and will then record the cache’s coordinates.
CLASSROOM ON THE SEA
Youth leaders from across the country join forces for SEAL training.
GHOST TOWN USA
Check out some of the country’s most fascinating “ghosts.”
ONLY IN OUR CUB SCOUT EDITION
LET’S LOOK AT PUMPKINS
Read it! Color it! Get it all in this special Cub Scout section.
Look for the regular score of comics, jokes, games, Scouts in Action, Tradin’ Post and more! Only in the October 2019 issue of Boys’ Life!