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LIVE: Boy Scouts of America Becoming More Inclusive

Girls And Kindergartners Welcomed To Scouts For The First Time

  Kevin Mehrer, District Director for the Northern Light Council of the Boy Scouts of America joins Adam to talk about some big changes in local scouting. Starting this fall, girls will be able to join Boy Scouts for the first time. Elementary school-aged girls will form their own dens, but meet with male Cub Scouts twice a month. Older…

Boy Scouts of America to Rename Organization Next February

The new name will be Scouts BSA

NATIONAL —┬áThe Boy Scouts of America will officially drop “boy” from their title next February. The new name of the older groups in the organization will be “Scouts BSA” to become gender neutral. Scouts BSA started welcoming girls into their organization last fall. They will be keeping the name of its younger group as “Cub Scouts” because it is already…