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2013-08-22 23:04:29

Helping San Gabriel Scouts Fulfill Their Duties at This Summer’s San Gabriel Valley Council Boy Scout Expo Arcadia, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2013

2011-04-09 04:20:40

Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.

2010-08-02 11:10:00

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2010-07-29 09:05:00

FORT A.P. HILL, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1910, the latest advancement in communication was the manual telephone switchboard.

2010-04-14 04:00:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Fishing has been named the exclusive fishing tackle provider for the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, celebrating 100 years of the Boy Scout organization.

2009-02-01 13:52:49

An 18-year-old Boy Scout member in Lincoln Park, Mich., says he has earned all of the youth organization's 121 honorary badges. Andrew Schigelone said when he joined the youth group, he decided he would work as hard as he could at Boy Scout activities to make the most out of the experience, The Detroit Free Press reported Sunday. Six years later, that personal drive has resulted in Schigelone possessing every possible Boy Scout badge. I wanted to do it because I wanted to prove it to myself,...

2008-11-20 14:03:21

Henry Allingham of East Sussex County in England is the oldest Boy Scout alive at 112 years of age after rejoining the scouts after 100 years, members say. While 12-year-old scout Chris Denham may be a century younger than Allingham, he said it was a honor to meet the most world's oldest scout and present him with a certificate honoring his Boy Scout involvement, The Sun said Thursday. It was great to meet Henry, Denham said.

2008-10-05 03:00:08

By Olsen, Ken A first taste of HIGH ADVENTURE: Rain, show, 50 blistering miles, several sticks of dynamite and one incredibly smelly exploding mule BY THE THIRD AFTERNOON of their backpacking trip last summer, the Taipan Patrol from Troop 4007 had endured rain, snow, sleet, hail, thunder and lightning, blisters and a burned-out campsite.

2008-06-28 09:02:44

By Kenneth Knight, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 28--TEMPLE TERRACE -- With a firm tug, members of Girl Scouts Senior Troops 481 and 730 folded the American flag with the precision of a military honor guard.

2005-07-30 12:52:10

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A 13-year-old Boy Scout left brain-dead by a California lightning strike that killed his troop leader was taken off a ventilator and pronounced dead -- the sixth fatality for the Boy Scouts of America this week.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.