Category Archives: Boy Scout

At Williams and Hall, we know scouts like no other outfitter in Ely, Minnesota. We know what Boy Scout High Adventure is all about. We have served hundreds of Scout Troops like yours. Our owners, Blayne and Kevin, have held just about every possible adult leader position there is, including Scoutmaster. Blayne is an Eagle Scout, as are his three sons, and Kevin’s son. Because of our own scouting experience, we understand your needs and challenges as a scout leader. As an adult leader, you will appreciate the knowledge we bring to your trip planning and execution.

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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An Extraordinary Event Like No Other

Every four years, the Boy Scouts of America do something extraordinary.  The BSA brings together over 40,000 young men for ten days in one location – The National Jamboree.  This is a Jamboree year.  The event runs from July 19 to July 28 at the Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. Totaling over...
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