Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout?

The same guy who produces Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers, Thom Beers, has introduced a new unscripted show titled Are You Tougher than a Boy Scout? National Geographic Channel gave Original Productions the greenlight to start shooting this spring, shows will air later this year. The challenges will be based on the Scout skills with adults competing against the country’s top Boy Scouts.  “I was three badges short of my Eagle Scout badge, and I know I am not alone,” said Beers. “This series is going to allow people like me one more chance to achieve such an incredible milestone.  Plus, it’s authentic, has a fun and interesting set of circumstances and underdog characters with a story to tell. And frankly, who doesn’t love the Boy Scouts?” Not only will this 6-episode series be interesting, but it will show a great audience the skills the BSA teaches young men and women every day.

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Another good idea would be Biggest Loser: Scout Leader Edition!

I looked around our Roundtable this month and figured that about 70% of the leaders appeared at least 30 pounds over overweight.

By John on January 19th, 2012 at 10:29 am

Are they going to bring this to the uk? my son wants to volunteer he has been in scouting 8 years

By sally davis on February 5th, 2012 at 3:52 am

Hey Sally – From what it looks like it is a US based show. Maybe you can convince Bear Grylls to back a UK show?

By ScoutingNewsStaff on February 9th, 2012 at 8:23 pm


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