Scouting provides youth with an opportunity to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence, and reinforce ethical standards. These opportunities not only help them when they are young but also carry forward throughout their adult lives, improving their relationships, their work lives, their family lives, and the values by which they live.
A 2005 study by Harris Interactive found that 83 percent of men who were Scouts in their youth agree that the values they learned in Scouting continue to be very important to them today. Eighty-seven percent of men who remained in Scouting five or more years attribute some of their self-confidence in their work to their Scouting experience. Half of the group say Scouting had a positive effect on their career development and advancement, and 83 percent say there have been real-life situations where having been a Scout helped them be a better leader.
As youth, Scouts are taught to live by a code of conduct exemplified in the 12 points of the Scout Law, and they continue to live by these laws in adulthood.
The annual Eagle Banquet will take place on May 6th. At the Eagle banquet the Scouts that have earned the rank of Eagle during the course of the year are ...
Posted Apr 25, 2013, 6:40 AM by Troop 17
Posted Jan 22, 2013, 4:45 AM by Jim Black
February 15-17 we will camp at Raven Knob for our annual Weblos invitational- where we invite the WEBLOS from Pack 17 to join us to experience scout camping. We ...
Posted Jan 13, 2013, 6:08 PM by Troop 17