The wait is over, and we now know what we’ll call the program for 11- to 17-year-old youth when girls can begin joining during the scheduled launch on Feb. 1, 2019. Let’s hear it for Scouts BSA! Boys and girls who are part of Scouts BSA will be known as Scouts. Just as before, these...Read More »
As you know, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America recently made a unanimous decision to welcome girls to our iconic programs, based on feedback from the Scouting community and an understanding that the character and leadership qualities our programs develop, grounded in the Scout Oath and Law, are as relevant and...Read More »
After the BSA Board of Directors’ historic decision to welcome girls into Scouting, many in the Scouting community had just one question: When can my daughter sign up? Other Scouters had more specific questions about the reasons for the move, implementation and rollout plan. On Oct. 30, Bryan Wendell, Senior Editor of Boys’ Life, ...Read More »
This is an exciting and important time for the BSA. Our recent historic decision to serve families by inviting girls to Cub Scouts and delivering a program that will enable them to earn the rank of Eagle Scout sustains our mission of preparing more young people to live the values of the Scout Oath and...Read More »
October 13, 2017 This week, BSA’s volunteer-led board of directors unanimously approved a plan to invite girls and young women into all Scouting programs. Beginning in fall 2018, Cub Scouting will be available to both girls and boys in the first through fifth grades (7 to 10 years old). A program for girls ages 11...Read More »
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The Boy Scouts of America’s volunteer-led board of directors on (October 11) unanimously approved a plan to welcome girls and young women into all Scouting programs. The historic move means boys and girls will soon experience the values-based, life-changing, Instagram-worthy moments offered in all of Scouting’s programs — from Cub Scouting all the way...
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Research reinforces interest expressed by families and girls nationwide as organization looks to offer programs that meet the needs of today’s families. Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program...