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Boy Scouts' decision to welcome girls isn't completely welcome

CNN - 12 Oct 2017
(CNN) The Boy Scouts will soon include girls, and not everyone's happy about it. The 107-year-old organization announced Wednesday that younger girls will be allowed to join Cub Scouts and that older girls will be eligible to earn the prestigious rank ...
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Boy Scouts gather for Merit Badge Fair | News, Sports, Jobs ...

Martinsburg Journal - 22 Apr 2018
MARTINSBURG –Boy Scouts from all over West Virginia gathered on Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Martinsburg for the 2018 Merit Badge Fair. More than 200 Boy Scouts registered online to attend the fair, which nearly ...
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Girls in Boy Scouts? Inside one of the first meetings

KERO 23ABC News - 21 Apr 2018
DENVER, Colorado — When the Boy Scouts announced it was going to start accepting girls, it got a lot of people talking. Now, girls are starting to join the dens. The Now, a television show of the E.W. Scripps Company, talked with one of the first to ...
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Boy Scouts to honor local leaders at Temple Terrace event - 21 Apr 2018
Two Scout leaders with more than 30 years of community service each to the Boy Scouts of America will be honored at a breakfast on Thursday (April 26) at the Temple Terrace Country Club. Dorothy "Dottie" Brown and William "Bill" Daggett will receive ...
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Boy Scouts tour Solar Energy Garden - 21 Apr 2018
ALLENDALE, Mich. -- Dozens of West Michigan Boy Scouts now have a better understanding of how solar energy works, thanks to a Solar Garden Tour hosted by Consumers Energy today. The Solar Gardens are a 17 acre, 11,000 solar panel facility in Allendale ...
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Boy Scouts and Veterans groups host Central Nebraska Flag ...

NTV - 22 Apr 2018
Area Boy Scout troops joined forces with three Veterans organizations to retire American flags with a proper disposal by fire.A special flag retirement ceremony happened throughout the day in Kearney on Saturday. Boy Scouts and volunteers prepared worn ...
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Fundraising Underway For Boy Scouts' Camp Davy Crockett

Greeneville Sun - 21 Apr 2018
Camp Davy Crockett has been a summer staple for Boy Scouts around the region for more than 50 years. And in order to keep it a crown jewel in the area, the Sequoyah Council is launching a fundraising campaign. The Council is launching the Let's Get It ...
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Welcome to 21st century, Boy Scouts

The News Tribune - 20 Apr 2018
The newest tigers, seven-year-old twin sisters Anna and Lily Frazier, may not see themselves as pioneers, but they're among the first girls in Washington to break a century-old Scouting tradition of gender segregation. Ralph Voelker, executive of the ...
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Local Boy Scouts earn merit badges at fair

KSWO - 22 Apr 2018
Local boy scouts participated in the annual Merit Badge University Fair on Saturday at Cameron University. More. Top Video. Law enforcement agencies step up patrol for EndDUI 420 Campaign 03:31 · Local teacher wears crazy outfits to engage students 01 ...
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More Boy Scout camps will be open to girls this summer

Reading Eagle - 22 Apr 2018
The Boy Scouts of America are putting out the welcome mat for girls, too, at more of the group's summer camps this year. The changes follow a decision by the Scouts last fall to admit girls into more programs. For some camps, like Cub Scout Camps, this ...
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Boy Scouts host recognition dinner

The Lake Country Echo - 20 Apr 2018
It is presented and selected based on service and commitment to the Scouting program. The recipient of 2018 Pine Tree District Award of Merit is Terry McFarlin. "Terry has been involved with Scouting since 2012; serving as a Tiger Partner for his sons ...
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The Trouble With Girls in Boy Scouts - Backpacker

Backpacker Magazine - 16 Apr 2018
When Boy Scouts of America announced in October that it would start allowing girls to join its programs, it seemed that one of the last doors closed to them in the outdoors was about to open. But six months later, as the organization draws flak from ...
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Nick Saban receives Boy Scouts award for community work

Tuscaloosa News - 19 Apr 2018
At the Embassy Suites in downtown Tuscaloosa on Wednesday, Maxson approached Bill Gosselin, chief executive officer of the Boy Scouts of America's Black Warrior Council, moments before the Crimson Tide football coach was to be honored by the Black ...
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Boy Scouts awarded merit badges during Court of Honor

Lewiston Sun Journal - 20 Apr 2018
Boy Scout Troop 580 members are pictured. From left in front are Scoutmaster Richard Masterson, Miles Smith, Brandon Albanesi and Ethan Gilbert; back, Art Albanesi, Jacob True, Shaun Patrick Child, Ayden Timberlake, Committee Chairman Richie Philbrick ...
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Recruitment night set for Tuesday for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts in Peru

LaSalle News Tribune - 21 Apr 2018
Peru Cub Scout Pack 3709 and Peru Boy Scout Troop 123 will host a recruitment night for boys interested in joining the Boy Scouts of America (and their parents). The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in First Congregational Church of Peru, 1431 Fourth ...
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Boy Scouts approve new math award created by SIU faculty member

The Southern - 20 Apr 2018
CARBONDALE — A Cub Scout leader who also happens to be a mathematician at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is making it possible for kids all over the world to see themselves as part of the story of math. In fact, you'll likely soon see his ...
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City teen determined to break down Boy Scouts gender barriers

NY1 - 16 Apr 2018
A Manhattan teen is on a mission to become one of the first young women to join the Boy Scouts of America. Sydney Ireland has been an unofficial member since she was four years old, when her brother was a Cub Scout. Sydney and several other young women ...
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Boy Scouts honor Donald Blake

Stowe Today - 15 Apr 2018
“That's what the award is all about, recognizing someone who demonstrates the values of the Scout oath, Scout law and who selflessly contributes to their community.” Blake began volunteering as a leader in local scouting organizations in the late 1990s ...
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2 Local scouts achieve highest honors - 21 Apr 2018
Eagle Scout confirmation. Rafe Kotalik, a member of Boy Scout Troop 1772, has earned all 137 possible merit badges. On Wednesday, April 18, he stood before the Eagle Scout Board of Reviews for his official confirmation, having the Eagle Scout honor ...

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