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Boy Scouts of America and Camp Fire Conservation Fund Honor Year-Round Conservation with Announcement of the 2017 William T. Hornaday Scholarship Recipient

Irving, Texas (April 5, 2017) — A deep respect for the outdoors has always been at the heart of the Boy Scouts of America. That appreciation for sustainability is reinforced with…

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Teenager Helps Schoolchildren with Eagle Project

Schoolchildren learn in different ways, and sometimes, their success in the classroom may hinge on something as simple as their comfort in the actual learning space. As teachers look for…

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Why Pinewood Derby Cars Are Speeding Alongside Life-size Racers at This BMW Dealership

Do you think engineless, brakeless, wooden cars stand a chance in a race alongside high performance vehicles like BMWs? In the case for Cub Scouts of the Pathway to Adventure Council, their…

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Boy Who is Terminally Ill Goes on Special Ski Trip with Fellow Scouts

Twelve-year old Scout Frank C. has suffered from desmoid tumors his entire life. The tumors have kept him in near constant pain for years, and now, the terminally ill young man has…

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Pre-birth Stroke Didn’t Stop Inspirational Young Man from Earning Eagle

The path toward Eagle can be a real struggle for some Scouts. Indeed, a giant helping of perseverance is often necessary for a Scout to push through and finish all of the…

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Partnership Between the National Park Service and Boy Scouts of America Merits Attention

Irving, Texas (Mar. 7, 2017)— The National Park Service (NPS) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today celebrated the renewal of their longstanding partnership during a ceremony at the Boy…

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10 Scouts Report BSA’s Impact on Communities and Youth to Washington Officials

Annual Report to the Nation gives young people once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to highlight growth in volunteerism and other Scouting accomplishments in 2016 Irving, Texas (Mar. 6, 2017)—This week, 10 youth delegates…

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Scout Shows Dogged Determination on Challenging Eagle Project

Dogged determination. It’s something every Eagle Scout candidate needs to be able to get through all of the challenges involved in reaching Scouting’s highest rank. Of course, when a Scout’s Eagle … Continue reading Scout Shows Dogged Determination on Challenging Eagle Project

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Scout’s Inspiring Eagle Project Helps New Moms, Infants at NICU

For new moms with a child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), their world can be filled with uncertainty, fear, and huge amounts of stress. Anyone who has had this … Continue reading Scout’s Inspiring Eagle Project Helps New Moms, Infants at NICU

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Boy Scouts of America Seeks to Inspire Next Generation of Explorers with the Launch of the New Exploration Merit Badge

National Geographic to sponsor the interactive Exploration Merit Badge Experience at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree Irving, Texas – (February 23, 2017) – New discoveries are made every day, thanks … Continue reading Boy Scouts of America Seeks to Inspire Next Generation of Explorers with the Launch of the New Exploration Merit Badge

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