Why do we love Scouting? Let us count the ways …


  1. I love the opportunities that scouting offers boys such as my son, who has Asperger’s, and just watched last night as one of my scouts passed his eagle board of review. This scout as he has not had an easy trail to eagle, and my part in his trail was only over the last year or so, but it gave me a feeling of such joy it is truly hard to articulate.

  2. I have 3 Eagle Scout sons. Their father was unavailable to them, and Scouting became their father. I could write a book about how they servived because of Scouting. Each one somehow managed to save another with their Ffrst aide skills after injuries.
    My oldest son had bone cancer at aged 15, and was in and out of the hospital for 3 years, but managed to get out in time to get to the Scout meeting each week. He was given make up days for when he was in surgery or on Chemo to complete his project, which was a blood drive for NIH researsh hospital where he was being treated.

    Even though he had scoliosis and had a leg amputated and part of a lung removed, he completed his project . He had 102 donors, with 95 pints of blood collected.

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