International Volunteers Day. Scouts Helping Communities In Need. Be Prepared for Emergencies

#ScoutVolunteers train #Scouts to #BePreparedForEmergencies #OutdoorsLearning for real emergencies. ==> #Repost @worldscouting

When natural disaster struck be it in Mexico, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Ecuador, or the Philippines and humanitarian response was needed, #Scouts were among the #VolunteersActFirst to help the community.

Scouts from Troop 182 in Jacksonville, Florida volunteered to collect donations for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief after Hurricane Maria.

Scouts always ready to support their communities in need.

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Taylor Wilson, Nuclear Physicist and Scout

Read about Scout Alumnus Taylor Wilson: ” Like many kids, Taylor Wilson once dreamed of being an astronaut, but those plans changed about the time he became a Boy Scout.

Perhaps because of the Scouting connection, his grandmother bought him a copy of The Radioactive Boy Scout by Ken Silverstein for his 11th birthday. ”

Source: Taylor Wilson, Nuclear Physicist

Watch his TED Talk:

My radical plan for small nuclear fission reactors

What Did You Do in the Scouts, Dad? — Mark Ray | Writer

#BeAScouter ==> “One hour per week”. Share your experience and lessons to the next generation of leaders.

Ray Capp finished his seven-year term as chairman of the National Order of the Arrow Committee earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean he has vanished from Scouting–far from it. Ray is still active at the unit, council, area, and national levels, and this fall he sent out a remarkable letter to his Scouting friends. The letter, which he […]

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