Boy Scouts News

Salute to Scouts for dedicated service here and across America

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Today is National Boy Scouts Day. March 12 is National Girl Scouts Day and Aug. 1 is National Eagle Scouts Day. Great youth deserve special days to recognize them and Scouts are among the very deserving.

According to the websites of Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts USA, there are currently just under 5 million Scouts across the country, ranging in age from 6 to …Read More

22 years later, fourth son spreads wings as Eagle Scout

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Avon

By Shane Rogers

It had been over 22 years since Jim and Mary Brady’s first son got involved with Boy Scouts – and on May 11 they saw their fourth and final son receive his Eagle Scouts honor, effectively ending an era in Avon Scouting history.

Since 1991, when their first son joined Cub Scouts, Jim and Mary have been getting their hands dirty with the group …Read More

Car crash simulation helps Boy Scouts prepare

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Boy Scouts from Troop 107 administer first aid to a victim during a simulation of a car crash on Saturday. The boys are working toward earning their Emergency Preparedness Badge.

Avon/North Ridgeville

By Shane Rogers

Car crash? No problem. Boy Scout Troop 107 knows what to do.

The 11- to 13-year-old boys in the Boy Scout troop participated in an exercise Saturday simulating a head-on car collision, during …Read More