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*May 15: A bill to issue a commemorative silver dollar to honor the 100th anniversary of the [[Boy Scouts of America]] is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 403-8. [http://www.coinnews.net/2008/04/28/boy-scouts-of-america-silver-dollar-centennial-commemorative-coin-4056/ Full Story]
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* Dec 2013: Boy Scout program and awards will be changed in 2016. [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/pdf/2014-2015_Program_Change_Overview_v8.pdf Future program updates]
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*March 27: Original manuscript of [[Robert Baden-Powell|Baden-Powell]]'s ''[[Scouting for Boys]]'' goes on public display for first time. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/03/27/nscouts127.xml Full Story]
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* Dec 2013: Cub Scout program and awards will be changed in 2015. [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/pdf/2014-2015_Program_Change_Overview_v8.pdf Future program updates]
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*March 16: The United Kingdom's longest-serving Girl Guide honored for 80 years of unbroken service. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/03/11/nguide111.xml Full Story]
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* Dec 2013: Venturing awards will be changed around the time of the BSA National Annual Meeting in May 2014. From then on, Venturing members may begin working on the new awards. The old awards will be discontinued Dec 31, 2014. [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/pdf/2014_Program_Change_Overview_Venturing.pdf 2014 Venturing Program Change Overview]
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*February 25: [[J. L. Tarr]], former [[Chief Scout Executive]] of the [[Boy Scouts of America]] died.[http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/obituaries/stories/DN-tarrob_02met.ART0.Central.Edition1.46dff28.html Full Story]
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*October 08: Public Law 110-363 requires the U.S. Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the [[Boy Scouts of America]]. [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:HR05872:@@@X Full Story]
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*February 25: The [[Boy Scouts of America]] selects logo for centenary. [http://ww2.scouting.org/100years/100years/content/NationalLogoContest.aspx Full Story]
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*September 9: Little Sioux Scout Ranch, Scouts and Leaders involved in the tornado tragedy received new award from the state of Nebraska. [http://www.ashland-gazette.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20112190&BRD=2712&PAG=461&dept_id=556239&rfi=6 Full Story]
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*February 18: The United Kingdom's oldest Scout troop celebrates its centenary. [http://www.eadt.co.uk/content/eadt/news/story.aspx?brand=EADOnline&category=News&tBrand=EADOnline&tCategory=news&itemid=IPED17%20Feb%202008%2022%3A27%3A17%3A850 Full Story]
 
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Try to retain only the last month's news or keep it to 4 to 5 items total. Move older events to the archive.

Items currently displayed on Main Page

  • Dec 2013: Venturing awards will be changed around the time of the BSA National Annual Meeting in May 2014. From then on, Venturing members may begin working on the new awards. The old awards will be discontinued Dec 31, 2014. 2014 Venturing Program Change Overview
  • September 9: Little Sioux Scout Ranch, Scouts and Leaders involved in the tornado tragedy received new award from the state of Nebraska. Full Story


Archive

  • August 12: Boy Scouts prepared to launch marketing campaign to connect with digital-era youth. Full story
  • July 15: The Mining in Society merit badge, previewed at the National Jamboree, will be released Feb 24, at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City. First overview
  • July 1: The World Organization of the Scout Movement welcomes four new member organizations. Full story
  • June 11: Four Boy Scouts dead and dozens injured from tornado at Little Sioux Scout Ranch in Iowa. Full Story
  • May 15: A bill to issue a commemorative silver dollar to honor the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 403-8. Full Story
  • March 16: The United Kingdom's longest-serving Girl Guide honored for 80 years of unbroken service. Full Story
  • February 18: The United Kingdom's oldest Scout troop celebrates its centenary. Full Story
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