Parents, Former Scouts Alarmed By Trump’s Speech At JamboreeNo knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scout gathering.
Mormon Church Severs Some Ties With Boy Scouts Of AmericaThe Mormon church, the biggest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling as many as 185,000 older youths from the organization.
13-Year-Old Boy Scout Honored For Earning Every Merit BadgeAt only 13 years old, one Boy Scout accomplished his goal of earning every merit badge and achieving the Eagle Scout title at a young age.
Boy Scouts Face Renewed Push To Let Girls Join The RanksThe Boy Scouts of America have opened their ranks to gay and transgender boys. Yet a different membership dispute persists: a campaign to let girls join so they have a chance to earn the status of Eagle Scout.
Refugee Youths Find Safe Haven In Boy Scouts Of AmericaTwo brothers relocated with their family to the Denver area in 2014, and they gradually assimilated into their new surroundings, learning to speak enough English to get by and signing up for a quintessential American experience — Boy Scouts.
Boy Scouts To Relocate National Museum From Texas To N.M.From merit badges and uniforms to an impressive collection of Norman Rockwell paintings and drawings, the Boy Scouts of America will be packing up more than a century of scouting history and moving them from North Texas.
Ex-Troop Leader & AA Exec Pleads Guilty In Child Sex CaseA former North Texas Boy Scouts of America troop leader and American Airlines executive has pleaded guilty to a federal interstate child-sex charge.
Gates Leaves Boy Scouts Presidency, Defends Gay Adults PolicyOn Thursday, Robert Gates finished his two-year term by arguing the Scouts had overcome that challenge and were ready to reverse years of membership declines.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
Boy Scouts Set To Lift Ban On Gay LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America on Monday are expected to lift their longstanding ban on gay leaders. This marks a turning point for the Irving based organization.
Boy Scouts Exec. Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay LeadersResolution would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy.
Man Arrested For Soliciting Child Sex Was Texas Boy Scout LeaderThe Longhorn Council of the Boy Scouts of America confirmed Tuesday that a local adult troop leader is the same man currently facing charges of seeking sex with a child.
Mesquite Fire Department Announces Flag Retirement Collection BoxesThe son of a Mesquite Fire Department Lieutenant, recently completed his Eagle Scout project by building a flag retirement box for each of Mesquite’s fire stations
NY Boy Scouts Hire Gay Eagle Scout Despite National PolicyThe Boy Scouts' New York chapter said Thursday that it has hired the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, a direct and public challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.
Local Boy Scout Troop Has Stars & Stripes Flying Across CityThe Boy Scouts of America have a patriotic tradition on Presidents Day – and several other holidays throughout the year. A troop in Keller