How to help inexperienced Scouts with a fear of camping

Some Scouts are naturally adventurous, always willing and excited to try new things. Others? … Not so much.

One is not necessarily better than the other. (I’ve seen plenty of the first type get themselves in trouble because of their lack of fear.)

Both can be worked with. In our story from the September-October 2011 issue of Scouting magazine, we cover different ways to help inexperienced Scouts get over their anxiety when it comes to the great outdoors.

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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.