Category: Boy Scouts

  • Scouting Devotes Programming to Instilling Strong Ideals

    According to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Office, scout membership is down, especially for older teens. The program has never deviated from its mission of instilling positive values and protecting its membership. Controversial decisions such as excluding gay and lesbian participants have led to a drop in support in participation. Those still attending […]

  • Cub Scout Experience

    This is the second essay we have received in response to our recent article concerning BSA’s membership standards for young people. This one, from a very well spoken young man, is heart breaking. I have been a member of the Scouting community since I was a Cub Scout. I have since progressed and grown with […]