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Eagle Scout Bridge – building Project is Ambitious

Metaphorical bridge-building can be a big part of Scouting, but so can actual bridge-building. For Scout John O. of the Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council, his Eagle Scout project was going to be an opportunity to really push himself to accomplish something he knew would make an impact. This Eagle Scout built two…

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During Horrific Emergency, Scout Family Was Heroic

Every year, many Scouts go through emergency preparedness and first-aid training, and they all hope they’ll never find themselves in a situation that calls for them to use that emergency training. Unfortunately, hoping doesn’t make it so, and Scouts know that being prepared to stand up and help during a terrible situation is very important. Scout leader William…

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Scout Makes Local Park More User Friendly for Eagle Project

You’ll find at least one park in most communities around the country, and in a lot of these parks, you’ll find Scouts conducting a variety of activities. Improvements were made to the park. (photo: Skip Martin/Times Daily) For Scout William C. of the Boy Scouts of America Greater Alabama Council, his local park had been…

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Scouts Collect Candy to Give to Troops Serving Overseas

With Veterans Day this week, there is focus on all those who have served in the United States military as well as those currently serving their country. The members of the Boy Scouts of America Daniel Webster Council wanted to find a way to recognize these heroes and do something to show their gratitude. Their answer: Halloween…

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Kids Go “Gaga” for Eagle Scout Project

With the rise of technology, getting kids outside to play and exercise has become increasingly challenging. However, one sport that has been growing in popularity and getting kids active is gaga, sometimes referred to as “gaga ball.” Obviously, organizations like the Boy Scouts of America encourage exercise and getting outdoors, and Scouts like Brandon F.,…

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Eagle Project Provides Bikes to Children of Military Families

Veterans Day is a time for the nation to recognize and express its gratitude to those who have served in the military. Many of them have sacrificed much in pursuit of their duty, but it’s important to remember that many of the members of military families also make sacrifices. As a young boy, Scout James S. had…

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Young Man Repairs Homeless Shelter for Eagle Project

When he heard about the Sunday Breakfast Mission and the homeless shelter’s need for some repair work, Scout Ben M. knew that he’d found the right Eagle Scout project. Ben repaired a homeless shelter. (photo: Karie Simmons, Newark Post) Ben, who is a Scout in the Boy Scouts of America Del-Mar-Va Council, had been looking for…

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Scout’s Battle With Cancer Doesn’t Stop Him From Earning Eagle

The completion of any journey toward Eagle is commendable, but when a young man overcomes additional challenges to become an Eagle Scout, it transcends even the extraordinary and becomes truly inspiring. Such is the case for Scout Jack S., who managed to finish his Eagle Scout project and Eagle journey while battling cancer. As those who…

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Scout’s Eagle Project Makes Sure Vegetables Are On The Menu

“Eat your vegetables!” It’s a familiar refrain heard in homes across America day in and day out as parents seek to encourage their children to eat healthy and get the nutrients they need. For The Journey Home, an outreach center in the Murfreesboro, TN, area that supports the homeless and other individuals in need, vegetables offer more…

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Scouts Rake Leaves for Seniors in Their Community

  Whether it’s an Eagle Scout project, Scouting for Food, or something as simple as raking leaves, Scouts all over the United States regularly engage in community service projects. Leaves. (photo: Positively Naperville) The Scouts in Naperville, Illinois, have just committed their time and energy to be part of a large community service project to help…

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