From the Scouting magazine archives: How an outdoors adventure can change your outlook on life

Many adults find it difficult parting with their iPhones for almost a week. For these Scouts and Scouters, though, just a single item would occupy their minds for the next five days: a 40-mile rafting trip down the rugged Rogue River in southwest Oregon.

Read more about how the Scouts and leaders of Troop 223 got unplugged in our story from from the May-June 2011 issue of Scouting magazine.

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Aaron Derr is the senior editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines, and also a former Cubmaster and Scouts BSA volunteer.