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Post by strods on September 1st 2015, 8:06 pm

So reality really hit me today. Supply order for the new year. I like to get the Rangers a handbook with something they can sink their teeth into, so for DR & Up, we have always used Adventures in Camping . . . until now. When we went to order we found that GPH is out of stock and no longer producing.

I get that Nat'l doesn't want to be just a camping ministry, but can I at least get an e copy of the book? I'd print that.

I remember being a scout and wearing my handbook out practicing knots, looking at the pictures of lean-to tents, etc. I don't see that happening with the current handbooks.

If I have a chart on the wall and the website for merits, I don't see the point of charging the boys good money for the official handbook. I'm honestly looking at not running with an official handbook. I still have my copy and I may see if I can pick up a copy here or there for the outpost. but dang.....

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Post by Phillip Gross on September 1st 2015, 9:14 pm

I'm in the same boat with you. I'm not sure if the pledges, some info on patrol methods, and an advancement trail check off is worth $13.50 per boy every few years.... Maybe it is, but I don't know. I do wish they had more relevant information within each handbook.

Hmmmm. Maybe they're planning on incorporating the adventures in camping info into new handbooks! Too optimistic???? Smile
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Post by Canadarangers on September 1st 2015, 9:44 pm

Didn't they just redo these handbooks recently?

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Post by Phillip Gross on September 1st 2015, 9:55 pm

Fairly recently, but if it meant incorporating info from adventures in camping into them I'd be ALL for another redo!
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Post by Phillip Gross on September 1st 2015, 9:56 pm

Just call me Pollyanna.... Laughing
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