12 classic Scouting cartoons from 1969

A bugle alarm clock replacement, a Good Turn at the soda shop and the sweet reason to select a Den Mother are among the witty subjects in this latest batch of Scouting magazine cartoons.

This grouping comes from 1969, and I found 12 great Scouting-themed cartoons printed that year in the magazine for BSA leaders.

This is stop No. 5 in our tour of Scouting cartoons of the 1960s. So far I’ve shared cartoons from:

By the way, if you enjoy looking back at old issues of Scouting magazine, you simply must download the Scouting magazine app for iOS, Android and Kindle devices.

For just $4.99 a year, you get access to every issue of Scouting magazine ever printed — 1913 to today. Just search “Scouting magazine” in your device’s app store.

Take a look at the cartoons, and tell me which ones still ring true today.

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Want more? See Scouting cartoons from 1960-63, 1964-661967 and 1968.


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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is the founder of Bryan on Scouting and a contributing writer.