Boy Scouts

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Noun1.Boy Scouts - an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boysBoy Scouts - an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Boy Scouts of America - a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; the purpose is character building and citizenship training
Boy Scout - a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts
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He was conducted by a boy scout into a room on the second floor of the War Office, within a few minutes of his arrival.
You can show Captain Granet in," he told the boy scout who answered it.
Today, the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees.
The Boy Scouts of America is the oldest organization in America that continues to train young men in the core values of citizenship, leadership, responsibility and appreciation of the outdoors through such activities as sport shooting and hunting.
These boy scouts, belonging to 81 different established groups of
The Boy Scouts of America's National Council voted May 23 to allow openly gay youths admittance as members into the 103-year-old organization.
Now, Frank Page, president of the SBC's executive committee, says it's time for its congregations to cut all ties with the Boy Scouts of America.
Despite intense pressure from homosexual activists and their supporters, the Boy Scouts organization announced in July that following a two-year study of its policy it has decided to continue its perpetual ban on homosexual leaders.
As Boy Scouts of America celebrates its 100th anniversary, 39% of adult men in the United States tell Gallup they have been a member of the organization at one time.
Camp Geiger Shooting Range is the first public shooting range in the nation to be built and operated by the Boy Scouts of America.
The mural, which was created by Eagle Scout and professional illustrator Bill Morrison, highlights much of the Boy Scouts' history, including a large portrait of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts; the founding fathers of Boy Scouts in the U.
Victor Zuniga, of the Boy Scouts of America Los Angeles area council, said more than 52,000 Scouts in more than 34 cities have the opportunity to participate.