Scout Surge 9/11

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Bring Scouts and non-Scouts together at 8:46am on 9/11 to show respect for those who died on September 11, 2001.

Go to your hometown and promote Scout Surge 9/11. You can involve troops, posts, crews, Order of the Arrow, etc. Make it as big and exciting as you want!

Things to do:

  • Decide on a specific location to meet.
  • Tell people to arrive so that at 8:46 a.m. exactly, they can recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Use Twitter, texting, e-mail, Facebook, and MySpace to spread the word.
  • Be as public as possible without obstructing traffic or creating a safety hazard. (Standard Scouting policies apply.)

Ideas for the event:

  • Have everyone wear a red, white, or blue shirt.
  • Hand out flags to wave.
  • Fly the Flag of Honor (
  • Honor a local hero.
  • Visit a local fire or police department to say thank you.
  • Invite a band to perform.
  • Have everyone meet for breakfast after the event.
  • •Invite the media.

Scout Surge 9/11 – Unleash the power of our Scouts!