Sea Base, Philmont, & Scouting America with Alex Flowers

Segment 2, May 18th, 2024

So what’s been happening this spring & looking forward what’s happening this summer?  Alex Flowers has grown up in Scouting.  Now he joins Carolina Outdoors-host, Bill Bartee, to talk about two of the high adventure camps of Boy Scouts of America & the upcoming name change of the organization to Scouting America.
Show Highlights:

  • Sea Base focuses on aquatic sports for Scouting like scuba diving, sailing, & snorkeling
  • Flowers worked at this Islamorada, location in the Florida Keys over the spring
  • All they need to bring is a positive, mental attitude & sun screen
  • Philmont is 140,000 acre working ranch that has more traditional sports of backpacking, camping, and climbing
  • It is the largest, summer adventure camp in the world
  • Flowers was in the room during the announce name change of BSA to Scouting America
  • The Scouting America moniker will take affect in February 2025 during the organizations 115-year anniversary
  • The Boy Scouts organization counts more than 1 million members between the ages of 5 and 21.Things You’ll Learn by Listening:Local Charlotte outfitter, Jesse Brown’s, has helped Scouts prepare for summer camps for the past 54-years. Stop by for a boot fitting, backpack or rain gear before your Scout trip.

A summer camp requirement is comfortable footwear & wear sun protective clothing.