Volume 5, Number 4

BSA Licensing Insider

April 2012, Vol. 5, No. 4


Coming Soon

New DK Reader: Ghost Stories!

New DK Reader: Ghost Stories!

Aimed for the Level 3 reader, Ghost Stories is an exciting collection of the most chilling tales ever told around the campfire. From creepy yarns of haunted houses to accounts of eerie voices from beyond the grave, these great stories will fire readers' imaginations, add to their knowledge, and help develop their reading skills...while leaving them screaming for more!

The anticipated release date is expected for late May 2012. Look for the Ghost Stories in your local Scout Shop, on



Lionel® Launches New Boxcars for Its BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA® 0-8-0 Ready-To-Run Freight Set

Lionel Launches New Boxcars for its BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 0-8-0 Ready-To-Run Freight Set

All Aboard! Lionel to introduce its new BSA® and Cub Scout™ boxcars for 2012.

These boxcars can be added to Lionel's existing BSA® 0-8-8 Ready-To-Run Freight set which includes a 0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, bulkhead flatcar with box and wheel load, operating derrick car, BSA oath boxcar, work caboose, three straight FasTrack track sections, eight curved FasTrack track sections, a FasTrack terminal section, a FasTrack uncoupling section, CW-80 Transformer, Smoke fluid, and a BSA/Lionel collector's patch.

New boxcars available:

Cub Scout™ Boxcar (6-39360), this special boxcar honors the various ranks of Cub Scouts, with special decoration highlighting rank badges and the Cub Scout Promise. Estimated Retail: $59.99

The BSA® Boxcar (6-39358) highlights "Prepared. For Life™" and showcases backdrops of high adventure activities. Estimated Retail: $59.99

Customers can purchase these items from any Authorized Lionel Dealer. To find the nearest dealer, they can go to lionel.com.

Latest Licensees

The BSA is pleased to announce the following new licensees below. For a complete listing of BSA licensees, please visit the official BSA Licensing website.

Gifts & Novelties:
Bluegrass Business Forms
of Louisville, Kentucky manufacturer of camp cards

Gifts & Novelties:
Help R Youth
of Fremont, California manufacturer of camp cards

SCORE Sports
of Wilmington, California manufacturer of soccer jerseys


New Items from Sarge Knives

Boy Scout 2 Blade Wood Carving Pocket Knife
Boy Scout™ 2 Blade Wood Carving Pocket Knife

Officially licensed by the Boy Scouts of America, Sarge Knives wood carving knives can be personalized on the blade or handle. The wood carving knife features a specialty carving chip and a detail blade. The ergonomic handle has maple burl wood scales and polished stainless bolster that fits comfortably in the hand, and measures 3 3/8" when closed.

Be Prepared Mini Multi-Tool
Be Prepared® Mini Multi-Tool

This mini multi-tool is perfect for those with smaller hands or anyone looking for a compact design. It offers a Drop Point Blade, Serrated Blade, Bottle Opener, Phillips Screwdriver, Flathead, File and Needle Nose Pliers. The pliers have a spring assist opening for easy one had operation.

The handle is made from Blue Anodized Aluminum and measures 2 7/8" when closed. Nylon pouch included.

For additional information, visit sargeknives.com.


Boy Scouts of America®, the Universal Emblem, BSA®, Be Prepared®, Cub Scout™, Prepared. For Life™, are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Boy Scouts of America in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved.

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For more information about licensing with the Boy Scouts of America, visit www.scouting.org/licensing.