| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
My last column was about the first Indian Boy Scout troop in the United States and it was formed here in Petoskey.
Thanks to those businessmen of Petoskey, were it not for them it probably wouldn't have been established.
Those boys already had been in...
| Sep 16, 2013
Months of seeking toy donations for sick kids has taught a group of local Girl Scouts about empathy, leadership and financial savvy.
The eight teens, who are members of Troops 84 and 581 of Homer Glen, collected more than 900 new toys, from board games,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Six members of Boyne City Venture Crew 252 recently visited Menominee, Mich., and Marinette, Wis., to celebrate the 65th anniversary of M & M Bay Jammer, hosted by Bay Lakes Council.
This three-day event was founded in 1948 to allow Scouts to compete in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
For this year's Boy Scouts of America national Jamboree, "Be Prepared" took on a new meaning: fitness.
Thousands of Boy Scouts are rock climbing, BMX biking and zip-lining in West Virginia this week, hoofing it from place to place over rugged terrain...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:35 AM
When the Winnetka Youth Organization started looking for a new executive director earlier this summer, it did not have to look very far.
The board of directors selected Kristen Leahy, who has been serving as program director for more than two years...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The Mason-Dixon Council of the Boy Scouts of America plans to replace the existing rifle range at Camp Sinoquipe with a new range facility featuring 16 shooting positions.
The new shooting range design also includes accompanying improvements to the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:26 PM
An Anchorage Boy Scout troop learned last month it could no longer use the facilities at the Anchorage Baptist Temple, but the displaced scouts have found a new home just down the road.
Troop 1316 will join Troop 215, which meets at nearby Hillcrest...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:16 AM
Girls Scouts from throughout the Imperial Valley enjoyed themselves during a night of fun at the annual Mall Takeover, but took some time to discuss issues young girls face, early Saturday morning.
The girls spent a special hour discussing bullying,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:59 PM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Six members of Harbor Springs Boy Scout Troop 55 joined with other scouts in Northern Michigan to comprise Troop C436 at the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The local scouts...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Shenandoah Area Council of Boy Scouts of America is accepting youth into the scouting program.
Scouting offers three programs for young people:
- Cub Scouts for boys in grades one to five
- Boy Scouts for boys ages 12 to 17
- Venturing for boys...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:33 AM
We usually kick off the Fish Report with news of note for anglers, but this week, we want to remind everyone of the eighth annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza taking place Friday through Sunday at the Kempton Fairgrounds.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Cozy blankets, activity books and cookies from a local Girl Scout offered a measure of comfort to cancer patients at Advocate Children's Hospital.
The two years of work earned Jennifer Meyer, 18, of Homer Glen, the prestigious Gold Award in June from...