September 2nd, 2023, Segment 3
Over 115 years ago an organization began in the UK. Twenty boys between the ages of 11 to 18 participated in this experimental camp. Organizer Robert Baden-Powell then published “Scouting for Boys” which has since sold over 100 million copies. Then in 1910, the organization Boy Scouts of America was formed.
Fast forward to 2023 and Scouting now has programs for young people aged 6 to 20 & continues to educate & build adventurers, skilled outdoorspeople, & most importantly citizens & leaders into our future.
Mark Turner, CEO of the Mecklenburg County Council, has been a professional part of the Boy Scouts of America for over thirty years & was the recipient of NC’s highest award, Long Leaf Pine in 2018. He joins the program & shares the benefits of Scouting.
Turner mentions that what Scouting does for our community & families. Character, value, morals, leadership training and friendships that last a lifetime built through an outdoor program are part of what propels the Scouting organization. “Families are hungry for Continue reading Boy Scouts of America continues to expand with MCC-CEO, Mark Turner