Chattanooga moms bring a change to Scouting, plus more positive news in Scouting this week


A group of moms from Chattanooga, Tennessee, are launching a new Cub Scout pack designed for children with special needs. With the support of the nonprofit Downside Up Inc., 10 children with various disabilities will soon become Cub Scouts. Everyone involved hopes the pack will create a nurturing environment where the children can thrive. The initiative fosters inclusion and addresses challenges like mobility issues and restroom access.

Read more about this story from the News Channel website.

Scouts get firsthand look at what college is like after visit to Del Mar College

Scouts BSA troops visited Del Mar College’s Winward campus in Corpus Christi, Texas, to explore various vocational and academic trades, including architecture, aviation, welding, digital technology, crime prevention and fingerprinting. The event gave kids firsthand experience in different career fields, offering insight into potential future paths.

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Eagle Scout renovates Boys & Girls Club

Zachary Hoffman, a native of Santa Clarita, recently achieved the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. As part of his journey, he renovated the sports storage area and gym office of the Sierra Vista Boys & Girls Club branch. The project involved painting, adding shelves and reorganizing the space.

Read more about this story from The Signal Santa Clarita Valley website.

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Sheniece Chappell is an associate editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines.