Scouting in the News: April 3, 2009


With great Scouting stories from across the country, just
waiting to be told, newspapers and other media outlets are catching on.

Here are some recent highlights:

  • So much for resting on his laurels. Instead of polishing his
    many Scouting awards from a 50-year career, this Connecticut man has rejoined
    —at age 89. Find out what brought him back.
  • Practicing the Heimlich maneuver on an imaginary victim
    during a First Aid merit badge class is one thing; recalling the procedure in
    an emergency is another. Just ask this Massachusetts 17-year-old.
  • A council Scout executive in Indiana shares a touching story about his Scouting hero, a former leader who inspired him to make
    a career out of his passion for the program.
About Bryan Wendell 3032 Articles
Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is the founder of Bryan on Scouting and a contributing writer.