Scouts BSA troop sponsors town sculpture of frog … wearing a Scout uniform!
The town of Windsor, Virginia, is known for its impressive frog population, due to the area’s heavy, damp soil.
To celebrate, the town commissioned three frog statues … and one of them — sponsored by a local troop — is wearing a Scout uniform.
Scout with autism creates accessible toys for children with disabilities
Thomas Keenan, a Scouts BSA member in Nebraska, took a batch of regular children’s toys and modified them to make them easier to use for kids with disabilities.
“Some of the toys today will have really small buttons, and they [children] might not have the accuracy of their motor skills to press those buttons,” says the doctor with whom Thomas worked. “We’re turning these into adapted toys by adding in a headphone jack that will activate the toy the way it is supposed to be, but just with bigger buttons and more accessible options. That way the kid can continue to play with the toys and continue that growth.”
Scout troop helps town retire American flags
Respectfully retiring used and worn American flags is a great way a Scout unit can help the community. Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA members from Marathon, Florida, took that to a whole other level, retiring more than 700 flags no longer fit for use.
Six Kansas brothers all earn the rank of Eagle Scout
The oldest, 35, earned his two decades ago.
The most recent, 14, earned his earlier this month.
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