Boy Scouts

Life to Eagle Training

Posted by on November 13, 2013 at 10:41 pm

Life Scouts beginning work on Eagle should plan to attend Life to Eagle training on Wednesday November 20th: printable flyer Scouting is a great organization; the greatest of all youth accomplishments is the rank of Eagle Scout. The rank is not one that is easily achieved and only about 4% of all Scouts ever achieve […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair

Posted by on November 5, 2013 at 8:57 am

Remember when you were a kid – a great big thick Sears catalog would arrive in the mail and you would dog ear almost every page in the toy section? It was great to dream about all of the cool bikes, big metal fire trucks and a Mousetrap game that still had all of its […]

Uniform Policy – Shirts Must Be Tucked In

Posted by on November 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm

Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the official stance on the Boy Scouts of America’s uniform policy is that shirts are to be worn tucked in, regardless of whether the wearer is a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturer, or adult Scouter. All Sea Scout uniforms are designed to be tucked in except youth dress whites […]

LDS 100 Celebration

Posted by on November 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm

The Church of Latter Day Saints is perhaps one of the largest supporters of the Boy Scouts of America today. Last Tuesday they celebrated in great style! If you missed the live broadcast from Salt Lake City, you can check out a recorded version online. It’s pretty amazing – the opening ceremonies are awesome! Check […]

World Scout Jamboree 2015

Posted by on November 3, 2013 at 6:03 pm

Japan. 2015. “WA: a Spirit of Unity” is the theme for the Jamboree. The Kanji Character “?” (WA) embraces many meanings such as unity, harmony, cooperation, friendship and peace. WA also represents Japan and its culture. If you thought the Summit in 2013 was something amazing, the BSA is just starting to form its 2015 […]