Baden-Powell's personal experiences in India led him to adopt Rudyard Kipling 's The Jungle Book as a major influence for the Cub Scouts; for example, the name used for the Cub Scout leader, Akela whose name was also appropriated for the Webelosis that of the leader of the wolf pack in the book.
Scouts with Special Needs The council is committed to making Scouting accessible and enjoyable to all Scouts, regardless of their abilities. The development of the training was delayed by World War Iand the first Wood Badge course was not held until Scouts and families can visit hundreds of booths and displays.
Both men recognised that wars in Africa were changing markedly and the British Army needed to adapt; so during their joint scouting missions, Baden-Powell and Burnham discussed the concept of a broad training programme in woodcraft for young men, rich in explorationtrackingfieldcraftand self-reliance.
Resources A variety of resources are available to assist parents and leaders in their Scouting efforts. Venturing Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women 14 years of age and in the 9th grade through 20 years old.
Other Ways to Give Help ensure the success of Scouting by donating cars, trucks, RVs, trailers, boats, motors, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, securities, uniforms, camping equipment, services, company matching gifts, and company volunteer grants.
InScouters requested a change to the design because of the connection of the swastika with its more recent use by the German National Socialist Workers Nazi Party.