Scouts save dog’s life in Oklahoma
Four Scouts from Troop 65 in Harrah Okla., are being called heroes after saving a the life of a dog. The Scouts were recently camping outside a church, when they heard screams for help. A woman who had just let her three dogs in the backyard when one of them got caught inside another’s collar, causing the dog to […]
Bronx Scout honored for saving elderly neighbor and toddler from apartment fire
A 17-year-old Scout received the Honor Medal on October 16 after racing into a burning apartment building in January to save his elderly neighbor and a toddler. Jack Dailey – a member of Troop 240, Riverdale, N.Y. – had just returned to his seventh floor apartment in the Bronx when he smelled smoke. He quickly determined […]
Nominate inspirational youth for Outdoor Inspirations Awards
A true outdoor community event, the Outdoor Inspiration Awards celebrates individuals, groups, and companies whose efforts go above and beyond in inspiring others in their communities to participate in outdoor activities. The Boy Scouts of America is a sponsor of the event, which has added a “Youth” category this year. Make your Nominations today through November 21 […]
Eagle Scout Survives Venture Into Shark Tank
Noah Cahoon, a 14-year-old Eagle Scout from American Fork, Utah, was recently a guest on the ABC show Shark Tank, where ambitious entrepreneurs pitch ideas to some hungry — and sometimes unpleasant — businessmen. And he did just fine.
Illinois Boy Scout Uses Goats To Remove Weeds
Gavin Burseth, a 16-year-old Boy Scout from Illinois, recently brought in 38 goats to remove invasive species from the Blackwell Forest Preserve Family Campground.