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Boy Scouts of America

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Top Boy Scouts of America Articles

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  • Troops 36 and 111 hold Blue and Gold Banquets

    Plainfield Cub Scouts from Packs 111 celebrated their Blue and Gold Banquet on Feb. 21. Held in February during Scouting Anniversary Week, the annual event celebrates the organization, its adult leaders, and the scouts' accomplishments during the year....
  • Cub scouts square off at pinewood derby

    Eight Cub Scout packs combined forces this year, racing 85 cars Feb. 7 in the All Pack Pinewood Derby at Evanston Saint Joan of Arc School, 9248 N. Lawndale Ave. "We cranked through them in time, minimal glitches," said Alan Sanders, cubmaster of...
  • Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board

    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board
    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman and businessman Jeffrey D. Wassmer announced on Monday that he is seeking District 4’s Board of Supervisors seat. George S. Hrichak, who currently holds that seat, said on Tuesday that he is not seeking re-...
  • Local Boy Scout a step away from Eagle Scout

    Local Boy Scout a step away from Eagle Scout
    Leadership, organization, dedication and commitment are words used to frequently describe successful adults and corporate leaders. Justin Shultz is 16 years old. Those words apply to him, too. The Sunrise native is on a journey to achieve the highest...
  • Cub Scouts hike ends up at nude beach in San Diego

    Cub Scouts hike ends up at nude beach in San Diego
    The Boy Scouts motto is "be prepared," but a group of Cub Scouts and their adult leaders were not prepared for what they spied on a recent hike: Nudists. Half a dozen Cubs -- ages 9 and 10 -- were hiking on a Saturday morning at Torrey Pines State...
  • Along the Scouting Trail: Five Boy Scout members earn Eagle awards

    Along the Scouting Trail: Five Boy Scout members earn Eagle awards
    Five local Boy Scouts, all members of Troop 398, will be feted at a Court of Honor on Sunday, Feb. 8 as they receive their Eagle Scout awards. The event will be held at the Church of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 1830 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. Those being...
  • Scott G. Kelly

    Scott G. Kelly
    Scott Gregory Kelly, associate dean for graduate admissions at the Maryland Institute College of Art, died of complications from liver cancer Dec. 29 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Washington Hill resident was 52. The son of Orson L. Kelly Jr., a retired...
  • DP Buzz: Kids and guns

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Scout's garden project is rosy

    Scout's garden project is rosy
    Josh Moulin, a member of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 501, this month completed his Eagle Scout project, which involved constructing arbors in the garden behind Lanterman House museum. Moulin was assisted in the project by other Scouts and adults; the...
  • More than 1,000 to gather Sunday for 'Birthday of the Trees'

    More than 1,000 to gather Sunday for 'Birthday of the Trees'
    Tu B'Shevat, a little known Jewish holiday with Biblical roots, has become a time for environmental awareness both within the Jewish community and beyond. A community wide celebration sponsored by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) will give children a...
  • Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed

    Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed
    A settlement reached Thursday by the Boy Scouts of America with the family of a Santa Barbara County man molested by a Scout leader in 2007 effectively ends the possibility, for now, that recent files maintained by the organization documenting suspected...