Boy Scouts of America

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  • Volunteerism: The Boy Scouts Of America

    I have done several things in order to contribute to my community through volunteerism. One of the biggest things that I was a part of was the Boy Scouts of America, which has a huge foundation on volunteerism. In my troop, I have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which requires an extensive service project. What I did for my project, was restore an old monkey bar set, and a bleacher, along with building new teeter-tooters for Hasbrouck Park in Hydetown. My Scout troop also was involved in a number of other volunteer works. These acts of volunteerism included road-cleanup in Hydetown, twice a year, cleanup in front of the Hydetown Baptist Church, painting rooms in the church, collecting donations for the Burgess Light Display. We also were the…

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  • Boy Scout Leadership Essay

    One leadership role I have assumed since entering high school is the Senior Patrol Leader of the Oak Grove Boy Scout Troop 266. The objective of the Boy Scouts of America, as an organization, is to develop the future leaders of the United States through an inexpensive, boy-lead program, available to all boys in the United states, under the age of eighteen. When coming up through the ranks of Boy Scouts, a young man will receive leadership and guidance from his more seasoned scouters. After…

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  • The Influence Of Community Service

    birthday, was not only the one year anniversary of our house fire, but also a day of rejoice for my family, friends, and myself. This day was the crowning point of my scouting career. I remember standing in the lobby of the local scout office, with my parents and scoutmaster nervously waiting for my name to be called. Attempting to calm myself by talking and laughing with everyone, to not show my nerves, my name was finally called. This was it; there was no turning back now. As my scoutmaster…

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  • Boy Scout Research Paper

    What would America be like if every young boy was enrolled in Boy Scouts? The Boy Scouts started in America in 1910, after Lord Baden Powell traveled to England. He was trying to find a business building, and being a foreigner, a young boy could tell that he was clearly lost. The boy asked him where he was going, and after Lord Powell told him, the boy didn’t know either. Powell and the boy were wondering around London trying to find the building, and as soon as they came upon it, Baden Powell…

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  • Eagle Scout Journey

    As an Eagle Scout, I spent 10 years of my childhood life trying to get to the rank that I am. I joined the Boy Scout of America program in 2nd grade as a Wolf Scout. Throughout my year, I worked hard to become an Eagle Scout. Earning the Eagle Scout Rank is an impressive award that stays with you throughout your entire life. You learn a lot of things within the program; from the Scout Law to the Scout Oath, which teaches you how to be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, kind, obedient, brave…

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  • Achieving Lifetime Goals

    involved in many organizations that have been imperative in the development of the skills that I will need in order to take on the future. Out of all of the organizations and activities that I have been involved in, the most influential have been the Boy Scouts of America, Early College High School, my Varsity Swim Team, and…

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  • Roles In The Boy Scouts Leaders

    various roles in the Boy Scouts of America are based on leadership. You have a Senior Patrol leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol leader, Quartermaster, Scribe, Historian, Librarian, Instructor, Chaplain Aid, Bugler. The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top youth leader. He runs all troop meetings, events, activities. He appoints other troop youth leaders with the advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster. The Assistant…

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  • Essay On Why I Want To Be A Tutortor

    I am an Eagle Scout and an active Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America, what I believe to be the best leadership training program in the US. One serves in several leadership roles to earn this rank. To meet these requirements, I was an Instructor for two years and a Troop Guide for three. Instructors are in charge of groups of one to three Scouts for skills tutoring. The Troop Guide leads the instructors and teaches large group lessons to first years. We had over 25 new Scouts…

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  • Rocky Mountain Scout Ranch

    Last Summer Heather Youmans went to Cimarron, New Mexico to backpack through the wild. She went to Philmont Boy Scout Ranch ,“Born in 1938 as Philturn Rocky Mountain Scout Camp, today’s Philmont Scout Ranch is a bustling center for high adventure and training. Youth and adults take advantage of the Ranch’s camping, training and work programs.” ( She was spending 10 days in the backcountry without electricity and carrying her essentials on her back. Heather went on practice hikes…

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  • Sterotypes And Stereotypes Of A Boy Scout

    Ask anyone to describe a Boy Scout and they will probably tell you that Boy Scouts are socially awkward kids who play with knifes, fire and guns. Stereotypes are oversimplifications about groups or individuals. What makes up a stereotype is that a bit of truth is blown completely out of proportion. When stereotyping, society will see a small section of a group, and assume that the entire group fits within what has been observed. There are many different stereotypes regarding members of the Boy…

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