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Scouting Wire Volunteer Newsletter for 3/15/2017
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Scouting Wire Volunteer Newsletter

Check out these can’t-miss stories for March 15, 2017, and share your favorites with your Scouting network!

Keep an Eye Out for Eagle Scout Josh Hart of Villanova

It’s March, which means that the minds of many turn to college basketball as the NCAA hosts its annual championship tournament. This year…
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5 Life Lessons Every Scout Learns According to This Eagle

Though a youth’s time as a Scout typically doesn’t extend past age 18 (or 21 if you’re a Venturer), the Scouting program is something that…
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A Complete List of 2017 Boy Scout Requirement Changes

Story by Bryan Wendell: The BSA’s 2017 Boy Scout Requirements book, detailing major and minor changes to Boy Scout ranks and merit badges, is now available….
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Boy Who is Terminally Ill Goes on Special Ski Trip with Fellow Scouts

Twelve-year old Scout Frank C. has suffered from desmoid tumors his entire life. The tumors have kept him in near constant pain for years…
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The Touching Reason These Volunteers Made a Cub’s Pinewood Derby Unforgettable

Story contributed by Emily Elliott: Every winter, Cub Scouts around the nation prepare their Pinewood Derby cars to race down tracks in hopes…
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Listen to These:

March Episodes of ScoutCast, CubCast, & ExploringCast are Here!

The latest episodes of CubCast, ScoutCast, and ExploringCast are now available! These monthly podcasts are chock-full of fresh tips and how-tos you’re sure to love, whatever your role in Scouting may be. Check them out on Scouting Wire.

Did You Know?

‘Half Troops’ Option May Help Your Council Send More Scouts to the Jamboree

If you have Scouts on your council’s 2017 National Jamboree waitlist, but not enough to constitute a full contingent, the Jamboree Team may have a solution for you: “half troops,” consisting of 18 youth members and two adult volunteers! Learn more on Scouting Wire.

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