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St. Charles Boy Earns Boy Scouts of American Medal of Merit

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St. Charles Boy Earns Boy Scouts of American Medal of Merit

Posted on 25 October 2010 by Dan

A St. Charles boy just earned an honor few ever do: a Boy Scouts of American Medal of Merit, for saving another little boy’s life. Connor Doherty, 8, jumped into a swimming pool without hesitation as a 3 year old was sinking fast, back in November. Tuesday, he to lead the Cub Scout District Council meeting in the pledge of allegiance, plus a lot more.

See a transcript of the video: St. Charles Boy Earns Boy Scouts of American Medal of Merit

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Happy Birthday Boy Scouts! on Fox News

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Happy Birthday Boy Scouts! on Fox News

Posted on 08 February 2010 by Dan

To help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Scouting, Fox News featured a Scouting family that has a history of lifesaving good deeds!

You can also read a transcript of the BSA segment on fox news.

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Video: Boy Scouts Explain How They Saved Leader

Posted on 28 July 2009 by admin

Eight Houston Boy Scouts explain how they took care of their leader and carried him to safety after he became to sick to continue during their trek in Colorado.

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2009 Merit Badge Requirement Changes

Posted on 04 September 2008 by Dan

Each year the Boy Scouts of America makes changes to the advancement requirements.

These changes will be listed in the Boy Scout Requirements Book (BSA Publication No. 33215) which is published yearly. Please note that the Merit Badge Pamphlets may or may not reflect the changes depending on when they are published. The requirements in the annual Boy Scout Requirements Book supersedes the requirements in the Merit Badge pamphlets.

The following Merit Badges have requirement changes set for 2009:
– Architecture
– Auto Mechanics became “Automotive Maintenance”
– Cinematography
– Coin Collecting
– Collections
– Drafting
– Emergency Preparedness
– Engineering
– Farm Mechanics
– Indian Lore
– Insect Study
– Landscape Architecture
– Lifesaving
– Motorboating
– Painting
– Pottery
– Radio
– Swimming

Paul Wolf, over at the U.S. Scouting Service Project has preformed an in depth analysis of the requirement changes. See the changes at: http://www.usscouts.org/advance/changes/advchanges09.asp

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President of Maldive

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Maldive Boy Scout Saves President of Maldives

Posted on 08 January 2008 by Dan

A 15-year-old Maldive Boy Scout saved the President of Maldives from an assassination attempt earlier today.

Speaking with the people of Hoarafushi, the President said that he was grateful to Almighty Allah for saving him. He thanked Mohamed Jaisham Ibrahim, a Boy Scout of Hoarafushi who saw the assailant’s attempt and successfully deflected the attack. He also thanked the boy’s family, wished Jaisham a speedy and full recovery, expressing sadness over the fact that the boy suffered serious injuries.

Read more from the Associated Press: Boy Scout Saves Leader of the Maldives

Hat Tip: John at OAImages.

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14-Year-Old Boy Scout Saves Family

Posted on 26 December 2007 by admin

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Boy Scout Saves Nebraska Toddler Floating Down River

Posted on 25 December 2007 by admin

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