Some Good Turns are truly great. Take the impressive individuals from the Boston Minutemen Council, who traveled 300 miles to help fellow Americans who had been affected by superstorm Sandy. Last weekend, they loaded 75 Scouts
The heroes I know don’t wear capes, and they can’t fly. Their utility belts hold pocket knives, not grappling hooks. But the heroes I know often have secret identities. That is, they’re the volunteers who
Scouts never cease to amaze me. Whenever someone needs a helping hand, Scouts are there. The latest example: Brooklyn-based Troop 13, led by Scoutmaster Pete DiSalvo. Superstorm Sandy spared the troop’s families, but that didn’t
The trees have shed their leaves in many parts of the country, and that can only mean one thing: It’s Scouting for Food time. The annual collection of canned goods and other donated food items strengthens
Give and you shall receive. At this fall’s Volunteer Vacation at Philmont Scout Ranch, participants give a week of trail service and receive an unforgettable adventure in the captivating Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northeast New Mexico.