News: Cub Scouts host Pinewood Derby
18 Apr 2018 | 10:41 am
Whatcom County Cub Scouts participated in the Pinewood Derby last weekend. The event took place on April 14 at the Blaine High School gym. Participants had the chance to view and race historic pinewood derby cars....
News: Girl Scouts to hold camping workshops on Sunday
18 Apr 2018 | 9:33 am
Hundreds of Girl Scouts will soon descend on Lawrencevilles Tribble Mill Park to learn camping essentials. On Sunday, the Girl Scouts Council, in partnership with Gwinnetts parks and recreation department, the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage ......
Blog: Michael Yerger, contestant on ‘Survivor: Ghost Island,’ is an Eagle Scout
18 Apr 2018 | 8:30 am
Michael Yerger, a contestant on the36th season of the CBS reality show Survivor, is an Eagle Scout.
Yerger, who was 18 when Survivor: Ghost Islandwas filmed in the summer of 2017 inFiji, is trying to be the youngest person ever to winSurvivor.
In his official bio on the CBS website, Yerger shows pride in his Scouting background.
He writes that his personal claim to fame is earning Eagle Scout, the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America.
Yerger even has a tattoo on his chest that says On my honor undoubtedly a reference...
Blog: Can’t attend the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference? Here’s the next best thing
18 Apr 2018 | 8:00 am
NOAC 2018 the National Order of the Arrow Conference this summer at Indiana University is sure to be an exceptional experience for the 8,000 Arrowmen who will attend.
Having been there for NOAC 2015, I can tell you its an event unlike anything else in Scouting.
But what about those who cant make it this summer?
For the first time in NOAC history, the Order of the Arrow is offering an all-access NOAC@Home program for those want to join the celebration from afar. Watch live broadcasts from interesting places on campus, view interviews with Arrowmen, and stream activities and training sessions.NOAC@Home...
News: Former Eagle Scout helps Troop 348 soar with $1K donation
18 Apr 2018 | 4:50 am
MONROE Since 1911, the rank of Eagle has been the most prestigious award a Boy Scout can earn. From earning 21 merit badges to completing a community project, it is no wonder only 4 percent of Boy Scout members achieve this honor. But if you ask any ......
News: Waveney teenagers in fundraising challenge for Scout Jamboree
18 Apr 2018 | 3:52 am
The 12-day adventure between July 22 and August 2 next year, at Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia, will bring scouts together from around 140 countries. Levi Lawson, Jonathan Chilley, Michael Cookson, all from Lowestoft, Seb ......
News: Cromwell teen’s Adelbrook Eagle Scout project honor his late father
18 Apr 2018 | 1:44 am
CROMWELL A young man who lost his father unexpectedly in 2016 has made it his mission to become an Eagle Scout in honor of his dad. Early this week, Brian Bertucio of Troop 26 built rolling planters for delbrook as his Eagle Scout project on campus....
Blog: URGENT – HOST FAMILIES REQUIRED FOR SCOUT EXCHANGE PROGRAM
17 Apr 2018 | 11:37 pm
National has advised that they are urgently looking for Host Families for 4 Danish Scouts to be placed in Qld. They are due to arrive late June and depart by mid-August. Dates still to be confirmed once their flights are booked!
I am seeking interested Families preferably with Venturer Scout aged Youth Members (14 to 17yrs Boys Girls) who will be interested in hosting a visiting Venturer Scout from Denmark. The Exchange Venturer Scout will be part of your Family for their visit and participate at School, Scouting and Family during this time. This will be an ideal opportunity...
News: Eagle Scout project honors Seminole’s 11 founding families
17 Apr 2018 | 10:15 pm
SEMINOLE Two years ago, Nick Verhunce knew he wanted to attain the highest scouting rank possible Eagle Scout. But he wasnt sure what his special project that he needed to complete in order to achieve this title would be. Then, the Seminole ......
Blog: A Girl Scout Tribute to First Lady Barbara Bush
17 Apr 2018 | 8:51 pm
Today, we say goodbye to First Lady and former Girl Scout Honorary National President, Barbara Bush. The loving mother of six was a multi-faceted woman who lived by the Girl Scout Promise and Law. She has been described as quick-witted with a sharp tongue, and a courageous leader who was never too shy to share her personal views. And, in true Girl Scout fashion, she took action to impact the issues she cared aboutfrom advocating for women's rights to championing the importance and expansion of literacy programs in the United States.First Lady Barbara Bush greets two Senior Girl Scouts and...