The Explorers Club
W. hat’s been to both poles, the top of Mt. Everest, the bottom of the ocean and even the surface of the moon? The official flag of the Explorer’s Club, that’s what. Their flag represents their history of accomplishments and has been carried on hundreds of expeditions by Club members since 1918. Today there are 202 numbered flags, each with its own story, and several of them line the walls of...
I think most Americans have fond memories of going away to summer camp. Summer has been a time of absolute freedom for American kids for quite awhile. Camping as a seasonal ritual though only goes back to the reconstruction era in America. Organized camping for children has only been around since the mid-19th century. The founding father and spiritual leader of modern recreational camping,...