Scouting For Boys by Robert Baden-Powell

This foundational text for the Boy Scout movement, written in the early 20th century, is both a manual and a philosophy guide that emphasizes the development of character, citizenship, and individual skills through outdoor activities. The book covers a wide range of topics, from camping and hiking to tracking and first aid, instilling values such as self-reliance, patriotism, and chivalry. It encourages young readers to engage with nature, participate in physical exercise, and develop practical skills, all while promoting a spirit of adventure and public service. The work has played a significant role in shaping the scouting movement worldwide, influencing generations of young people to become responsible and active members of society.

The 3298th greatest book of all time


Published
1908
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
144,000
Original Language
English

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