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Scouts Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves for Memorial Day

For many Scout units across the country, it has become a tradition to place flags on veterans’ graves to mark occasions like Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Showing respect to … Continue reading Scouts Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves for Memorial Day

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Scout Restores Welcome Sign Destroyed in Wildfire for Eagle Project

Drive into any small town (and some large towns) in this great country of ours, and on your way in, you’re likely to see a welcome sign greeting you. The … Continue reading Scout Restores Welcome Sign Destroyed in Wildfire for Eagle Project

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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson Named 36th National President of the Boy Scouts of America

Irving, Texas (May 26, 2016) — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council today elected Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as the organization’s national president. In … Continue reading AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson Named 36th National President of the Boy Scouts of America

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Boy Scouts of America Welcomes Charles W. Dahlquist as the Tenth National Commissioner in the Movement’s History

Irving, Texas (May 26, 2016) — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council today announced Charles W. Dahlquist, II as the organization’s National Commissioner. In this volunteer role, Mr. … Continue reading Boy Scouts of America Welcomes Charles W. Dahlquist as the Tenth National Commissioner in the Movement’s History

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National President Dr. Robert M. Gates Delivers Remarks at BSA’s 2016 National Annual Meeting

During the 2016 Boy Scouts of America National Annual Meeting, National President Dr. Robert M. Gates urged the organization to continue to strengthen Scouting for a crucial reason: America needs … Continue reading National President Dr. Robert M. Gates Delivers Remarks at BSA’s 2016 National Annual Meeting

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Former Astronauts Talk STEM, Scouting, and the International Space Station

Thousands of Chicago-area youths were in for a stellar lesson this Thursday when they learned about space exploration skills straight from extraterrestrial experts. Close to 6,000 students in the Chicagoland area received … Continue reading Former Astronauts Talk STEM, Scouting, and the International Space Station

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Boy Injured in Mass Stabbing at High School Becomes Eagle Scout

The path toward earning Eagle Scout is different for every Scout that travels down it. Some face truly unique challenges in their pursuit of excellence. One such Scout is Michael … Continue reading Boy Injured in Mass Stabbing at High School Becomes Eagle Scout

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Scout Builds “Eagles’ Nest” for Park

It’s very fitting that Eagle Scout candidate Alexander M. of the Boy Scouts of America Northern Star Council would build an “Eagles’ Nest” for his Eagle Scout project. The remarkable (and quite … Continue reading Scout Builds “Eagles’ Nest” for Park

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Scout Builds Fire Pit for Retiring National Flags

The Boy Scouts of America Handbook states: “A national flag that is worn beyond repair may be burned in a fire. The ceremony should be conducted with dignity and respect and … Continue reading Scout Builds Fire Pit for Retiring National Flags

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Scouts’ Interest in Aviation Takes Off at Unique Camp

Nixing the traditional idea of a weekend Boy Scout camping trip, 27 troops from the Black Swamp Area Council opted for a unique experience that had them thinking about their future while also … Continue reading Scouts’ Interest in Aviation Takes Off at Unique Camp

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