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    High Adventure provides older youth a unique setting to learn about their world and society. Many boys learn and grow more by doing things hands on in the outdoors.

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    Mile Swim Challenge
    Special challenge for boys that love the water.
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    World Conservation Award
    World Awareness - think globally, act locally.
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    100 Night Camper Award
    Includes Night Hikes, Rugged-O's, Stargazing, Camporees and more.
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    Scout Ranger
    BSA NPS Park Service Patch

    Boy Scouts can earn special recognition for service performed at any one of our National Parks. Scouts are also encouraged to submit a short narrative to the BSA Good Turn for America website describing their participation and lessons learned. 5 hours service for the certificate, 10 hours for their cool patch.
    Scout Ranger - See the NPS Website here for program details.

    MainTour Boys Life Adventure What is Scouting?

    Scouting is the finest framework created for an active youth organization. Because of its strong emphasis on integrity, leadership and values, many churches, schools and other non-profit groups have adopted scouting as their official youth activity program.

    Their is a scouting program in nearly every country of the world and they mostly follow the original program developed by Sir Baden-Powell in 1910. MainTour covers many of these, but our major emphasis follows the Boy Scouts of America program.

      Cub Scouts - Adventures for Boys ages 7-10.
      Boy Scouts - Adventures for Boys ages 11-17.
      Venturers - Co-Ed Adventures for ages 14-20.

    MainTour Boys Life Adventure ROck Climbing Awesome Activities for Youth

    Scouting is the only organization that takes youth groups out regularly to pursue a wide range of wholesome recreational activities. These events are fun, exciting, educational, build self-esteem and create memories that last forever. Here are just a few:

      High Adventure - 1 & 2 Week Expeditions into backcountry wilderness either by hiking or river riding.
      Bikepacking - camping and traveling by bicycle.
      Sea Scouts - sailing ships on the big ocean, great lake or famous rivers.
      Deep Sea Adventures - Ocean fishing or kayaking trips
      Awesome Sleepovers - camp overnight on a famous warship, stadium ballfield or under the stars in a forest meadow.
      FREE & Discount Activity Prices - many attractions offer free or discounted admission to scouts and their families. (Type FREE or Discount in our search box!) MainTour Boys Life Equestrian Riding Adventure
      National Geographic Tour - climb exotic rock formations, underground caverns and wildlife refuges.
      Service Hours - each year scouts around the world contribute over 20 million manhours of meaningful service.
      Legacy Project - each scout can design and build his own Eagle Service Project and leave a lasting legacy even before he becomes an adult.
      Real World Experience - scouting experience is valuable qualification to feature on a young man's application for employment or college.
      Leadership & Values - scouts learn valuable teamwork, leadership and communication skills.
      DARE Program - Active scouts are much more likely to avoid alcohol, tobacco and other dangerous drugs.
      Special Needs Youth - The individualized focus creates multiple activity opportunities to support special needs youth at their own pace.
      Everyone is a Winner - The emphasis in scouting is setting and accomplishing realistic fun goals.

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    There is no more noble calling than serving our future generations. The scouting program provides a great framework for well-rounded adult/youth recreation.

      Den Mother - Cub Scout Leader or Assistant
      Scoutmaster - Boy Scout Leader or Assistant
      Merit Badge Counselor - Advisor/Instructor for the more than 130 introductory life study courses.

    Super Events of 2013
    2013 World Championship in Athletics [SM] Moscow Russia [Aug 2013] - IAAF Sporting Event
    34th America's Cup - Super Yacht Sailing Race (58 day event) - San Francisco - See super yacht when docked at the pier.
    Great Comet of 2013 [Nov 2013] - Comet ISON is due to arrive around Thanksgiving and should be the brightest object in the night sky. A great date for your next stargazing overnighter.
    2013 BSA National Jamboree [July 2013] - Over 50,000 top scouts gather to compare high adventure scoutcraft in a two week gathering in the wildlands of West Virginia. It is also the grand opening of BSA's 4th High Adventure Basecamp.

    Super Events of 2014
    2014 Winter Olympics [QD] Sochi Russia [Feb 7-23, 2014] - Resort city located on the eastern shore of the Black Sea / Krasnodar Province.
    2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup [QD] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [12 June to 13 July]

    Super Events of 2015
    2015 Rugby World Cup [QD] London, England - Quadrenial 7-Week Super Sporting Event.
    2015 World Championship in Athletics [SM] Beijing China [Aug 2015] - IAAF Sporting Event
    2015 Cricket World Cup [QD] Australia / New Zealand - to be jointly hosted by the two countries.
    2015 - XVII Pan-American Games [QD] Toronto, Canada - July 10-26, 2015. Approximately 8,000 athletes from 41 nations are expected to participate in 48 sports - the largest multi-sport event ever to be held in Canada.
    2015 - XIII Pan-Arab Games [QD] - Beirut, Lebanon - Dec 2015. Expecting over 6,000 athletes from Arab 21 countries to compete in over 33 sports.

    Super Events of 2016
    2016 Summer Olympics [QD] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Disney World Fantasyland
    Opened Dec 2012 - Orlando

    DisneyWorld's New Fantasyland opens in the Magic Kingdom. Guests are in for quite the treat as this portion of the park has nearly doubled in size, the largest expansion in the 41 year history of the park. They also play with a lot of technology that wasn't available before.

    tour vatican pope 2013 Meet New Roman Catholic Pope
    Vatican City : 2013

    The college of cardinals meets in March 2013 to select a replacement for the Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. See the most important sites of the Vatican City in a single day, including the major basilicas, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Nearby are the Colosseum and Pompeii.

    Updated Extreme Adventures

      12 Most Extreme Places in America - Death Valley, New York City and St Croix Island are among this list of places of wonder. And where is the oldest community in America?
      Hobbit - Themed Attractions - 5 Cute Attractions that you can visit. They leap right out from the famous story/movie.
      Adventures of an Outdoorsman - Life is an adventure for N.H. outdoors instructor.

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MainTour can get you discount rates to attend a number of exciting special events includeing the following:
Tonight Show with Jay Leno - NBC Studio Audience Burbank CA
Football Bowl Game Vacation Package - Accommodations, Tickets, Meals, Souvenir and Transportation

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An elegant oasis poised atop a world class air terminal. Discover a new dimension of luxury, comfort and convenience. Located inside the main terminal of Orlando International Aiport with 445 soundproof guest rooms, 23 luxury suites, 2 onsite restaurants and outdoor swimming pool.

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    tour raft whale watching 1. Zodiac Raft Whale Watching
    Hawaiian Islands

    Seeing great 40 foot long sea mammals getting curious about your raft is a memory not to be forgotten. This tour follows the scenic geology of the Kona coast. Be on the look out for dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays and humpback whales. Search our listings for many more sea kayak adventures.


    tour kicking horse river rafting 2. Kicking Horse River Rafting
    Canadian Rockies

    Starting off at Yoho National Park, enjoy a full day of Class 3 and Class 4 White-water rafting in some of the Canada's most scenic terrain. Located near Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary, the Kicking Horse River is considered to be the best the best place for rafting in all of British Columbia and Alberta. Search our listings for many more whitewater adventures.


    vegas race car automobile driving tour 3. Rookie Racecar Driver
    Las Vegas Speedway

    Want to push 600HP muscle car to speeds only legal on a racetrack? After the driver’s meeting, you'll be suited up in a regulation helmet, neck guard and drivers suit for your safety. Then you can enjoy 1 to 2 hours of fun-filled driving in your professional NASCAR stock car. Search our listings for many more speedway adventures.


    vegas race car automobile driving tour 4. Lake Michigan Speedboat Ride
    Chicago IL

    Feel the need for speed? This exhilarating speedboat ride takes you out onto Lake Michigan for the ride of a lifetime. Experience the roar of the 2000-horsepower engines as you race along Chicago's famous Lake Michigan. The best way to view Chicago is always from the lake! Search our listings for many more waterway adventures.

    arizona lake jetski adventure 5. Lake Barrett Jet Ski Rental
    Phoenix AZ

    Arizona's most popular boy scout camp is located on the lake. What better way to escape the Arizona heat than in the water. Stay at Scout camp facilities. Discount daily rental rates nearby for jet skis, wakeboats, pontoon boats. Have fun working those watersports merit badges and beltloops. Search our listings for many more waterway adventures.

    Philmont Ranch New Mexico Philmont Scout Ranch
    BSA National Scout Ranch

    Since 1939, the Boy Scouts of America have operated a large outdoor high adventure base on this large, rugged, mountain ranch (137,500 acres) located near the town of Cimarron, New Mexico. It covers a wide stretch of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico.


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