Boy Scout resolution adopted by SBC
News 20 Jun 2013 | 12:09 am
HOUSTON (BP)—Southern Baptists expressed their “opposition to and disappointment in” the membership policy of the Boy Scouts of America but affirmed the freedom of local churches to determine their own relationships with the national Scouting organization....
New Membership Policy
blog 19 Jun 2013 | 2:06 pm
Now that a new membership policy has been adopted, what exactly will that mean for the BSA? Specifically, what will and will not change? Above all else, every member of Scouting is expected to live up to the high standards of the Scout Oath and Scout Law, exemplify the highest level of good conduct, and treat each other with care and respect. These things will never change. As always, please use the comments section to share your thoughts about our path forward....
An update on Pip, the Eagle Scout from Season 2 of ‘The Voice’
Blog 19 Jun 2013 | 1:26 pm
While in Scouts, Pip sang at Courts of Honor and other troop functions.
Last night’s finale of Season 4 of The Voice got me thinking about Pip, the Eagle Scout who got much more than 15 minutes of fame as a contestant on Season 2 of the hit NBC show.
Pip, known in his Scouting days as Phillip Arnold, started singing at Boy Scout courts of honor as a member of Marietta, Ga., Troop 287. Years later, Pip appeared on The Voice and advanced to the quarterfinals as a member of Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine’s hand-picked team.
If you missed Season 2, take five minutes to watch...
STEM Workforce Equality: Engaging Girls and Women
Blog 19 Jun 2013 | 12:56 pm
Today in Washington D.C., the American Chemical Society Science & the Congress (ACS) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) are sponsoring a briefing and panel discussion on STEM Workforce Equality: Engaging Girls and Women. Honorary co-hosts are Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) will be joined by moderator Madeleine Jacobs, Executive Director, American Chemical Society, who will facilitate a panel discussion on options to foster youths’—particularly girls’— curiosity and build a future STEM workforce that reflects the national population and helps to deliver prosperity to our communities. Panelists include Anna Maria Chavez, CEO, Girl Scouts of...
Boy Scouts Appeal Texas Order To Turn Over Abuse Files
News 19 Jun 2013 | 12:53 pm
AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Boy Scouts of America is asking the Texas Supreme Court to review an order requiring it to turn over years of so-called ‘perversion files’ in a child abuse lawsuit. BSA filed […]...
Boy Scouts retire flags, honor vets in 'ashes to graves' ceremony
News 19 Jun 2013 | 10:42 am
On Tuesday, Boy Scouts in Lehigh County honored veterans and the American flag. Boy Scout Troop 57 held its annual "Ashes To Graves Ceremony" at the cemetery of Neffs Union United Church of Christ, North Whitehall Twp. During the ceremony, the ashes of retired American flags were placed on the graves of veterans. Troop leaders said the ceremony provides the Scouts with a respectful way to ......
Cub Scouts Annual Day Camp
News 19 Jun 2013 | 10:39 am
Cub Scouts from around Central Virginia came out to learn about nature in their annual Day Camp....
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