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Eagle Scouts Cycling Across America

Sign-up TODAY for the 4,200 mile Cycling Adventure covering 15 states in 65 days from Seattle, WA – Fredericksburg, VA, June 11, 2018 – August 17, 2018. Scouts from across the country are invited to help this group raise awareness about the epidemic of childhood obesity plaguing our country.

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Volunteer Websites Updated

In an effort to move towards simplification, the two volunteer sites, myscouting.org and my.scouting.org have been consolidated. Continue reading for more information.

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Tulsa Global Alliance, World in a Box Day

Attend World in a Box Day this Saturday, August 6, 2016 featuring Tulsa Global Alliance’s Culture Boxes. There will be booths set up from 10 different countries along with representatives from each country to talk about their countries and culture. There will also be another room for storytelling. The books in the storytelling room will be from various countries. This event will be a terrific learning opportunity for Scouts of all ages and will provide exposure to different cultures through hands-on activities.

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National Youth Leadership Society Award Discontinued

The National Youth Leadership Society Award has been discontinued and will no longer be awarded.

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Boy Scouts

Most people associate Boy Scouting with outdoor adventure – and with good reason. Scouting is an outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship and fitness. With the Scout Oath and the Scout Law as a guide, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man.

Through the advancement program, a Scout can progress in rank through achievements, gaining additional knowledge and responsibilities. Earning merit badges provides opportunities for Scouts to be introduced to a lifelong hobby or a rewarding career.

In Boy Scouting, youth take responsibility for the activities of the troop. By planning and organizing activities, they develop teamwork and learn to lead as well as follow. Through the support of parents and other organizations, Scouts develop an awareness and appreciation of their role in their community.