Category: Scouting in Action

Everyone Deserves Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America has helped lay the foundation for the future for more than 160 million alumni and members, both male and female. Generations of young people have been shaped by our time-tested program that teaches values, builds character, and exposes our most impressionable beings to skills they wouldn’t otherwise acquire.

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The Outdoor Classroom

In Scouting, preparedness is more than just a motto. “Prepared. For Life.” provides a succinct way to illustrate what Scouting is all about and to explain our role in helping young people on their journey to adulthood.

When we talk about “Prepared. For Life. ™” in Scouting, it is literally what we teach. We prepare them for adventure by promoting youth to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle, and to enjoy the great outdoors in a responsible way. We prepare them for leadership by giving young people the skills to take ownership of new tasks and lead by example.

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Preparing Youth for the Future

Scouting is a vehicle that carries youth on a developmental journey that unlocks their full potential and leaves an indelible impression that lasts a lifetime. Scouts are taught self-confidence that allows them to react heroically in tragedy, the importance of serving others and meeting needs when they arise, and what it means to give back.

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A Triple Salute: Eagle Scouts

It’s always inspiring when a young man perseveres and attains the rank of Eagle Scout. But when three young men reach this goal on the same date, and these three young men are bothers who just happen to be triplets, we’re bursting with pride! Hats off to Adam, Brian and Colton of Irving Troop 508, triplet brothers who each attained their Eagle Scout rank on April 17th this year.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Started by the Mental Health America organization in 1949, this is a month when people across the mental health community collaborate on helping spread awareness around mental illness to let people know that they are not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are 1 in 5 adults in America living with […]

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2020 Eagle Scout Project of the Year

Cai Clements is the recipient of the 2020 Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award for the Circle Ten Council’s 24-county service area.

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Celebrating a Troop’s Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts

Troop 890G, chartered to Lake Highlands United Methodist Church, celebrated its inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts on April 21, 2021. Eight young women were presented with their Eagle Scout pin and neckerchiefs at the ceremony.

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The Northaven Trail Gets Blooming

Earth Day 2021 was celebrated along the Northaven Trail this year with a community wildflower seed ball building activity led by Eagle Scout Spencer Burke.

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Scouts Leave No Trace

From a Cub Scout’s first hike in a local park to the thrill of our High Adventure bases, from our backyard to the backcountry, our outdoor ethics guide us to be responsible outdoor citizens — protecting our natural world for generations to come and being considerate of other visitors. Scouting has a long, proud tradition of conservation service to the nation

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Nearly 1,000 Young Women Soar into History as the First Female Eagle Scouts

Nearly 1,000 young women from across the country are taking their place in history as the first female Eagle Scouts after collectively earning more than 30,000 merit badges and providing an estimated 130,000 hours of community service – even amid a pandemic.

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Kids Call the Shots at the Boy Scouts of America’s Virtual Family Fun Fest on August 8th

The Boy Scouts of America is inviting kids to build their own adventure during the interactive Family Fun Fest

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Songs, Skits and So Much S’more! The Boy Scouts of America Invites Families to Join National Camp-In

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) invites families with children of all ages to join in on a day of adventure during a National Camp-In on May 2. From camp-style cooking to campfire singalongs, this virtual event will bring the best parts of Scouting to life through a variety of activities for all to enjoy from their living room or backyard – even for families whose children are not currently in Scouting.

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