Scouts Then and Now, Chapter 2: 36 inspiring sets of photos

Scouting takes young people on a journey that changes them.

Some Scouts enter the program at age 6, 7 or 8 and stay in until they’re 16, 17 or 18. That means Scouting was a formative presence for more than half of their lives.

If we look at photos from those two phases of life, the visible changes will be obvious. The nonvisible changes — more confidence, better character, stronger leadership skills — are there, too.

That’s what inspired Scouts Then and Now, a new blog series. I’ll share two photos of the same Scout or Venturer: once in his or her early Scouting years (Cub Scout, younger Boy Scout, younger Venturer) and again in his or her later Scouting years (Life Scout, Eagle Scout, older Venturer).

The submissions have been rolling in, but it’s not too late to share your photos. Here’s how.

And now, let’s look at the second batch of 36 inspiring photos.

Ian from California
Ian from California

 

Brad from Minnesota
Brad from Minnesota

 

Cyle from New Mexico
Cyle from New Mexico

 

Caleb from Georgia
Caleb from Georgia

 

Max from Louisiana
Max from Louisiana

 

Stefano from Virginia
Stefano from Virginia

 

David from Texas
David from Texas

 

Skyler from Virginia
Skyler from Virginia

 

Ethan from Illinois
Ethan from Illinois

 

Kyle from California
Kyle from California

 

Carl from New York
Carl from New York

 

Nicholas and Jacob from Indiana
Nicholas and Jacob from Indiana

 

Francisco from Puerto Rico
Francisco from Puerto Rico

 

Aris from Pennsylvania
Aris from Pennsylvania

 

Andrew from Michigan
Andrew from Michigan

 

Rocky from New Jersey
Rocky from New Jersey

 

Isaiah from Pennsylvania
Isaiah from Pennsylvania

 

Justin from Ohio
Justin from Ohio

 

Trey from Missouri
Trey from Missouri

 

Kevin from Florida
Kevin from Florida

 

Andrew from Texas
Andrew from Texas

 

Billy from Nevada
Billy from Nevada

 

Rocco from Illinois
Rocco from Illinois

 

Charlie from Indiana
Charlie from Indiana

 

Logan from Maryland
Logan from Maryland

 

Charlie from California
Charlie from California

 

Tyler from Tennessee
Tyler from Tennessee

 

Jeff from Ohio
Jeff from Ohio

 

Joe from Louisiana
Joe from Louisiana

 

Dane from Iowa
Dane from Iowa

 

Dónal and Brendan from Oregon
Dónal and Brendan from Oregon

 

Graham from Mississippi
Graham from Mississippi

 

Brian from Florida
Brian from Florida

 

Alex from Massachusetts
Alex from Massachusetts

 

John from Virginia
John from Virginia

 

Jammie from Pennsylvania
Jammie from Pennsylvania

Send in your photos and see more

Click here to send in your photos. Click here to see more in this series.

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