Why does actor Ashton Kutcher keep walking around the streets of Los Angeles in a BSA uniform, for all the paparazzi to see? Sometimes the most obvious answer is the correct one: He’s a registered leader in the BSA.
Kjell Lindgren, Eagle Scout, assistant Scoutmaster, outdoor ethics advisor and NASA astronaut, has a unique view — literally — of Earth. That’s at least in part why he’s so inspired to share with the rest of us the importance of taking care of it.
In 2015, when he was coaching at Washington State, Leach was invited to speak at a breakfast fundraiser to benefit Scouts in Moscow, Idaho. There, he reminisced about earning his Eagle and had this to say about Scouting.
Growing up in New York City in the 1950s, J.R. Harris developed a love of exploring when he got to go to work with his dad, a waiter in the dining car of a long-distance train. He developed his love of the outdoors, however, in Scouting.
Performing in front of others — whether it’s acting in a skit, playing a musical instrument or putting on a puppet show — has been a part of Scouting for decades, and for good reason: It’s another thing that helps kids Be Prepared for life.