For sale is a vintage 1943 WOLF CUB SCOUT BOOK Part I published by the Boy Scouts of America. This book has a 1943 copyright date. The book is in fair condition with significant wear wear. The 122-page booklet is complete but the spine is failing. The original owner wrote on the inside the book on some pages. “A real Cub is SQUARE, not because of any policeman, but because he wants to be square.” Learn secret codes, how to make shadow puppets with your hand, and other valuable life hacks. Page 65 has the cub health inspection checklist. The most disturbing part of the health checklist is the following advisory: “The urinalysis requirement is optional, although highly desirable.” An essential publication for your survival bunker.
The Boy Scouts of America grew out of the international Scouting movement founded by Robert Baden-Powell in 1908. Chicago publisher W.D. Boyce was impressed by the popularity of Baden-Powell’s U.K.-based organization, and in 1910 formally created the Boy Scouts of America. Based on its initial mission to teach boys “patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values,” the Boy Scouts focused on these broad goals as learned through outdoor activities and hands-on life skills.
Cub Scouts, Cubs or Wolf Cubs are programs associated with Scouting for young children usually aged 7 to 12. A participant in the program is called a Cub. A group of Cubs is called a ‘Pack’. The Wolf Cub program was originated by The Boy Scouts Association in the United Kingdom in 1916 to provide a program for boys who were too young to be Boy Scouts. Many Scouting organizations, including The Scout Association, no longer use the Wolf Cub program and have replaced it with other programs but have retained the name Cubs.