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History of the Boy Scouts of America

Prior to the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) official founding through incorporation as a corporate entity in 1910, there were numerous Boy-Scout-Like organizations throughout the United States. Many were modeled after the British Scout program (as was the Girl Scout USA effort). William Boyce, a Chicago publisher, brought formality and …

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How to Plan a Ladybug Party

Most small children-especially girls-love ladybugs. When I was in the first through third grades, my girlfriends and I knew exactly what we wanted to do during recess when spring turned the southern California days nice and warm: Go out into the fields of our elementary school playground, full of grass …

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