Raising Rippers

What Kerouac's Wilderness Teaches Us About Parenting

What Kerouac's Wilderness Teaches Us About Parenting

When she was in college, Jack Kerouac’s book The Dharma Bums helped the author find her place in wilderness and in life. She hoped it would do the same for her 16-year-old son as they embarked on a mother-son California road trip retracing Kerouac’s adventures.

The Girl Scouts Is Raising Our Next Generation of Rippers

The Girl Scouts Is Raising Our Next Generation of Rippers

For more than a century, the Girl Scouts has been the most well-trod path for junior explorers to get into adventure. But what comes after the Thin Mints and craft badges is a troop for sisterhood, winter camping, and some serious archery.

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