Category Archives: Boy Scout

Is Scouting Still Relevant?

The Boy Scouts of America are going through big changes.  Membership has declined, and girls will be allowed to join and participate.  While the organization’s name is not changing, the program’s name will change to Scouts BSA this coming February.

Change Brings Mixed Emotions

Many people think that the program name change, and the admission...
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Scouting,Character-Building and Little Old Ladies

Does Scouting really build character in young men?  Two researchers from Montclair State University in New Jersey are trying to find out.  The researchers are studying how adult leaders, or Scouters, build character in Scouts.  Their initial research suggests that Scouting does offer a “distinctive character initiative that is deeply rooted in its culture”.  Now...
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