Celebrate Scouting Stamp Unveiling

Update: The ‘Celebrate Scouting’ Stamp has been unveiled.

Celebrate Scouting Stamp Unveiling at The Smithsonian National Postal Museum

What: The U.S. Postal Service will be joined by the Boy Scouts of America to unveil a
Celebrate Scouting stamp recognizing 100 years of Scouting in America.

Who: Allen Kane, Director, Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sam Pulcrano, Vice President Sustainability, United States Postal Service
Jim Terry, Assistant Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Ernest Green, Member of 1957 Little Rock Nine, National Honorary Chairman of the Boy Scout of America National Hall of Leadership

When: Thurs. Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. (ET)

Where: Smithsonian National Postal Museum Discovery Center
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 633-5555

Background: With this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the adventure and spirit of scouting. Since the creation of the international youth scouting movement some 100 years ago, hundreds of millions of children have benefited from opportunities for adventure, skill building, leadership, personal development, and community service provided by scouting organizations. To create this original stamp design, illustrator Craig Frazier of Mill Valley, Calif., depicted the images of two different scouts in clothing and accessories that are often part of the outdoor scouting experience – hats, packs, boots and binoculars.

Source: U.S. Postal Service Press Release

Update: The ‘Celebrate Scouting’ Stamp has been unveiled.

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