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    Haylie Galvan Extra- Credit Assignment There are several organizations within the community that offer services to the adolescents in order to better their future. Particularly in Wichita, there are a couple of local organizations that make it their mission to provide these kids with skills to succeed. One organization is the Boys and Girls Club of America, there mission is to help these adolescents grow to reach their fullest potential as responsible citizens. They offer a variety of different programs from education and career management all the way to art classes. This organization assists these kids in making better choices while providing them with the necessary resources to achieve their goals. Another local program would be Youth Horizons,…

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    Boys and Girls club History & Funds On a national level, the history of the Boys and Girls Club began a city in Hartford, Connecticut. Three women came together and they believed that youth, specifically boys at this time, ultimately needed a “positive alternative” to walking around the streets. In 1956, the Boys Club became a U.S. Congressional Charter. Locally, the first Boys Club in the city of Tucson was founded August 21, 1957. Up into the year 1990 it was known to be the Boys club. With…

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    Bad Girls Club “Women are bitches. Women are stupid. Women are incompetent at work and failures at home. Women are gold diggers. How do we know? Because reality TV tells us so” (Pozner 78). Reality television influences our minds by broadcasting shows that promote misogynic ideals such as that women are catty, unintelligent and drama queens. Bad Girls Club is an example of such show. Fighting, both physical and verbal, bullying, and meltdowns are what the cast partake in. Reality television…

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    April 15, 2014, just months after my 16th 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…

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    10 of the Most haunted roads in America The US is known for having some of the longest and visually impressive roads in America. On the other hand, it also features a wide array of Haunted Roads. Yes, there are dozens of haunted roads in America, many of which are avoided by the locals and many tourists due to the horror stories which appeared throughout the years. But not all roads are truly haunted, as you can imagine. But this does bring the question, what roads are exactly haunted in the…

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    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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    I learned to be confident when conquering your fears and this helped me evolve into the mature and confident person I am today. If I had not learned to conquer my fears, my imminent future may have not changed for the better. I am glad that I chose to go on and become a boy scout after graduating from my cub scout pack. I have become a better adapted person after this whole experience. If you never face your fears, you won’t be able to conquer them. Cub World was one of my favorite places to go…

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    This past summer I set out to finish a goal I set many years beforehand. I began scouts in 1st grade, and since the beginning I set my goal to achieve the highest rank in scouting, the eagle scout award. This rank is the most difficult to achieve, but also the most respected in the scouting program. Becoming an eagle scout is a true symbol of a boy finally growing into a man. Before a scout can even start on this great task, they must obtain all of the other ranks before it. During this…

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    Boy Scout Camp Analysis

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    I feel that working as a member of the staff at a Boy Scout camp is one of the most life changing experiences I have ever had. It taught me the value of hard work, time management, how to work with others, and how to handle large amounts of stress. The most important thing; however, is the relationships that I have built with my fellow staff members. I started work at Camp Rainey Mountain as soon as could the summer of twenty twelve as a counselor in training, or CIT, and I fell in love with…

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    week thousands of Boy Scouts across America vow to keep themselves “morally straight” as they recite the final line of the Boy Scout Oath: “[I promise] to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.” Unfortunately, many of the Boy Scouts of America’s critics claim Scouting has lost its moral standard. When the Boy Scout National Council decided to remove its ban on homosexual boys and adults, Christians began to ponder the ethics of supporting Scouting. While some…

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