Resources & References: BACKPACKING

Backpacking Information Troop Meetings Main Event

Backpacking and Hiking merit badge pamphlets
Scouts BSA Handbook

Backpacker Magazine

Related Program Features
Camping, Geocaching, Hiking, and Orienteering

Photo and Illustration Credits
(matches, BSA file;, courtesy: backpacker, ©Florin Stana; hiking equipment, ©EloPaint; hat, ©Michaelpuche; sleeping bag, ©Konjushenko Vladimir), (BSA file), (backpackers, BSA/Brian Payne; clothing, rain gear, flashlight, and boots, BSA file; backpack,
Omega Studios) (illustrations, BSA/John McDearmon), and (, courtesy: stopwatch, ©edel; soccer ball, ©pnDI)

We are grateful to writer Mark Ray, Louisville, Kentucky, who helped develop the Backpacking program feature.