Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts

Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts

by Bernard S. Mason, Herb Gordon
     
 

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Ever wonder how to make a teepee, wigwam or lean-to? What it was like camping out before insulated sleeping bags? Bernard S. Mason answers these questions and more in Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts. Everything from fitting everything you need (and what that is exactly) in one pack to building shelter and starting your campfire is explained in great detail

Overview

Ever wonder how to make a teepee, wigwam or lean-to? What it was like camping out before insulated sleeping bags? Bernard S. Mason answers these questions and more in Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts. Everything from fitting everything you need (and what that is exactly) in one pack to building shelter and starting your campfire is explained in great detail and with easy to read diagrams and drawings.

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From the Publisher
"Written in 1939, this charming book provides camping and woodcraft skills, many based on practices used by Native Americans or pioneers."- Tampa Bay Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586670726
Publisher:
Derrydale Press
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Edition description:
First Derrydale Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Bernard S. Mason (1896 - 1953) owned/operated several camping facilities for children. He incorporated his knowledge of Indian craft and dance into his programs and ceremonies. He lived in Minnesota. Herb Gordon is author of The Joy of Family Camping. He lives in New York City, New York.

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