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BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls

Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The historic decision comes after years of receiving requests from families and…

Cub Scout Program Changes

  Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program A new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015, that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. A number of webcasts were hosted on January 17 to outline the coming changes, how to prepare, and when resources will be available….

Home-Schooled Student to Build on Scouting, Volunteer Work at West Point

Jonathan Dombrowski, who will be attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, said that the leadership opportunities and experiences provided him by the Boy Scouts, including his work on Adena Mansion & Gardens’ flag pole pictured behind Dombrowski that was his Eagle Scout project, were key in preparing him for his future. CHILLICOTHE —…

A Preview of Summit Center at the National Jamboree

It’s the day before thousands of troops arrive at the BSA’s National Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.  I had the privilege of taking a preview media tour with members of the military who will also be serving as media escorts during the Jamboree.  The experience was incredible!  Let me share… Summit…

New Council Website

Welcome to Simon Kenton Council’s new council website.  Our new site is designed to be a user friendly resource for Scouting leaders, families and the community.  We realize with any new site, it is going to take time for everyone to get used to the new organization and format.  Please take some time to familiarize yourself with…