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.
Outdoor Education …
We know your student had a GREAT time at our camp during their recent school visit. While at camp, the students had the opportunity to experience a small amount of the fun and adventure available in Scouting.
Scouting prepares youth for leadership by giving them the skills to take ownership of new tasks and lead by example. We prepare them for a life of learning by teaching them to set goals and work to achieve them one step at a time. And we prepare them for service instilling in them that sustainable communities are built through service to others.
Youth grow up fast. Give your son or daughter a valuable gift by encouraging him/her to join Scouting today. The time you invest in them today will make a difference in the person they become tomorrow.
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Scouting for Everyone
The mission and core values in the Scout Oath and Law are important and relevant for both boys and girls in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Youth are invited to take part in the fun and adventure that will help them build the confidence to find and forge a path to their own best self – today and in the future.
Your child can be a member of Scouting for $72 per year – that breaks out to a monthly price of $6.00 (or one fancy coffee). There is also a one-time joining fee of $25. But, don’t let the price deter you; there are options to assist you.
Children grow up so fast. Give your child a valuable gift by joining Scouting. The time you invest in your child today will make a difference in the person he or she becomes tomorrow. Because Scouting works; Scouting matters; Scouting lasts …. a lifetime.
Since the inception of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910, one of their main objectives has been to provide strong role models for youth during their formative years. What our youth need are caring adults who are strong role models. And this could not be any more relevant than it is right now as we see our communities and our nation coming out of a battle against a pandemic – the coronavirus. During the pandemic we saw businesses shutter, schools and churches close, and extracurricular activities come to a screeching halt; leaving our children with very little to occupy their time.
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.
Community service is perhaps one of the best benchmarks we can use to judge how our cities and towns are truly performing. When care for those who need it the most is lacking in our country, it speaks volumes about the direction of our society. It is what we do that determines who we are, and who we are is defined by the character we instill in our children and future generations to follow.
Success in life often comes down to making the best of any situation. Scouting hands youth situations and shows them how to make the best of them. It shows them how to build their own shelter in a hailstorm so they will know how to weather any storm life throws at them. Scouts learn how to navigate the woods without getting lost so that they can navigate life without losing the principles and values instilled in them. Scouting helps youth realize what they’re truly capable of doing in a fun and responsible way.
Camp Wisdom suffered a tremendous loss this year after thieves accessed the fenced property operated by Circle Ten Council and devastated the council’s Cycling Merit Badge and Mountain Biking Adventure Programs by stealing or damaging most all of the program’s equipment. Camp Wisdom also saw the kindness of generosity of the community as nearly all stolen and damaged equipment was replaced in a matter of weeks.
The end of the school year is my favorite time of year. It signals the beginning of our summer programs. And this year, in particular, I am so excited to see those camps filled with activity. We missed our Scouts last year. I missed our Scouts. The Scouting program is dependent on our volunteers … but those Scouts are the reason we all do what we do. Our mantra through 2020 was keep calm and Scout on. Now, is the time to escape the great indoors. Let’s Scout on, at camp!
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.