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Oct 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Tourism Commission Chairman Endorses Ballot Issue

A state tourism leader is urging West Virginia voters to take advantage of a rare opportunity to leverage a unique facility to benefit the entire...

Oct 24, 2014, 05:30 ET

Legislative Leaders Support Ballot Issue That Could Increase Visitors to West Virginia

The West Virginia Legislature's top Democratic and Republican leaders are urging voters to support a constitutional amendment on the November...

Oct 13, 2014, 00:00 ET

Alexandria Boy Scouts Demonstrate Leadership through Service to Blind Triplets

The National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to announce three blind triplets have advanced to the rank of Second Class thanks...

Oct 07, 2014, 12:00 ET

Prince William Sea Scouts Awarded Honor Medal for Heroism

National Capital Area Council is proud to announce two local Scouts representing Sea Scout Ship 100 and Boy Scout Troop 1882 have been awarded the...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

Vincent J. Napoleon Named "Good Scout" Attorney of the Year

 National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is proud to announce that Vincent J. Napoleon, partner at Nixon Peabody LLP,...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

Vincent J. Napoleon es designado "Buen Scout" Abogado del Año

BETHESDA, Maryland, 23 de septiembre de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El Consejo Nacional del Área Capital (National Capital...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Boy Scouts Of America Encourages Families To Build An Adventure

 Recognizing the difficult daily balance parents strive to achieve between spending time with their children and fulfilling their other...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Boy Scouts of América Invita a Las Familias a Construir un Gran Futuro

 En la actualidad existen múltiples preocupaciones de los padres con respecto al futuro de sus hijos. La televisión y los...

May 22, 2014, 17:00 ET

Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates Begins New Role as 35th National President of the Boy Scouts of America

 The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council today elected Dr. Robert M. Gates, former secretary of defense and former director of...

Apr 15, 2014, 11:15 ET

New Boy Scouts of America Fieldbook Prepares Beginners and Experienced Outdoor Enthusiasts for Adventure

 The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) has released the fifth edition of its iconic Fieldbook - Scouting's Manual of Basic and Advanced Skills...

Feb 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Boy Scouts of America Delegation Delivers Annual Report to the Nation to Top Washington Officials, Details 2013 Accomplishments

This week, nine youth delegates from across the United States are representing the Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., to present the...

Feb 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

Boy Scouts of America Launches Mining in Society Merit Badge

Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) launches the Mining in Society merit badge, the latest in a series of merit badges focused on science,...

Sep 18, 2013, 09:58 ET

Boy Scouts of America to Host Largest Gathering of Scouts in Michigan at the 2013 Rendezvous, Sept. 21-22 at Willow Metropark in New Boston, Mich.

 More than 6,000 have registered to participate in the Great Lakes Field Service Council, Boy Scouts of America 2013 Rendezvous, sponsored by...

Jul 23, 2013, 09:00 ET

2013 National Scout Jamboree Wraps Up After 10 Days of Excitement and Adventure at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve

Today, approximately 40,000 Scouts, Venturers, volunteers, and staff from across the nation who explored and enjoyed the expansive new Summit...

Jul 19, 2013, 10:27 ET

Boy Scouts of America Partners with Messengers of Peace to Serve West Virginia Communities During the 2013 National Scout Jamboree

 During the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, the Boy Scouts of America are participating in the Messengers of Peace Day of Service. The project...

Jul 15, 2013, 12:38 ET

Adventure Begins at Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve with the 2013 National Scout Jamboree

Today, more than 700 buses are transporting approximately 30,000 Scouts, Venturers, and leaders from...

May 23, 2013, 21:19 ET

Boy Scouts of America - Utah National Parks Council: Statement on Adoption of New Membership Resolution

 In response to the adoption of the Boy Scouts of America Membership Standards Resolution by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council,...

Apr 16, 2013, 18:00 ET

A Crisis of Confidence to Succeed

Literacy matters. Reading, writing, and speaking intersect with everything in life: character development, emotional intelligence, and physical...

Mar 07, 2013, 08:00 ET
Game Design Merit Badge Pamphlet.  (PRNewsFoto/Boy Scouts of America)

Boy Scouts of America Introduces Game Design Merit Badge

Games are an important element in every culture around the globe. Simple games give structure to children's playtime and help enforce basic social...

Feb 26, 2013, 15:58 ET

Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout?

 The Boy Scouts live and breathe their motto: Prepared. For Life.® They are strong, resourceful and self-reliant. Honest,...