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Setting the Record Straight: Presidential Visits to the BSA National Jamboree

In reading some comments on a Bryan on Scouting blog post, someone lamented that President Obama did not attend that National Jamboree while “every other President attended Boy Scout Jamborees while in office.” I was curious as to how accurate that statement was, as I’ve heard it several times prior to that comment. 2,381 more words


2nd Annual "BBQ for the Boys"

Gentlemen, many of you helped make our BBQ fundraiser a success last year. We were able to donate a huge sum to the Boy/Cub Scouts, and that has helped those ministries remain strong and even grow. 135 more words

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This is my Country ...

March 26, 2015:  Barry Cauchon

The patriotic folk song This is My Country is often misquoted (mis-sung?).  I’m not sure why that is.  You can find several different versions of it online.  281 more words


Illinois spending freeze halts local teen's Eagle Scout project

A 15-year-old Boy Scout has a vision to build a new commercial playground in Oquawka, Illinois.

Jarid Guyton, an 8th grader in Henderson County, proposed the plan in June of 2013. 242 more words


BBQ volunteers

There are two ways to serve the 2nd Annual “BBQ for the Boys”. First, we’ll need your help to sell Pre-Orders at tables setup outside the Dunn-Smith lobby and in the Bruner Great Hall. 92 more words

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Young Eagle Scout Making Impact On His Community

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Ryan Farbacher, 13, is the youngest Eagle Scout in his troop. Yet he dreamed up one of the most ambitious service projects: constructing a pavilion behind St. 234 more words


LDS Church: No tolerance for sex abuse in scouting

By Scott Zamost and Kyra Phillips


(CNN) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is the largest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, says the church has strong measures in place to prevent the sexual abuse of scouts, as claims have been made it hasn’t done enough. 802 more words