Seventy-six years before Mark Zuckerberg was even born, the original Scout Law appeared in Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys. No need for a new set of 12, though. Turns out those words — which the BSA adapted and adopted
On a Saturday in 1913 on the island of Oahu, Queen Lili‘uokalani drove past a group of boys doing Scouting drills. Intrigued, she walked over and asked what kind of military exercise the boys were doing.
UPDATE (Dec. 10, 2012): Added mention of all of Manti’s impressive awards. Manti Te’o is a brave, confident leader with an impressive collection of awards on his shelf. He’s comfortable in a uniform. He’s a
JOTA, I hear you loud and clear. More than 18,000 American Scouts participated in the 2012 edition of the Jamboree on the Air last month. That’s a whopping 482 percent leap over last year’s participant
Scouts never cease to amaze me. Whenever someone needs a helping hand, Scouts are there. The latest example: Brooklyn-based Troop 13, led by Scoutmaster Pete DiSalvo. Superstorm Sandy spared the troop’s families, but that didn’t
The trees have shed their leaves in many parts of the country, and that can only mean one thing: It’s Scouting for Food time. The annual collection of canned goods and other donated food items strengthens