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Curious... Were you in Cub/Boy/Brownie/Sea/Junior Scouts?

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Just trying to take a poll if people that are "prepared" were in organizations like Scouting when they were younger. I was in Cub Scouts for years. My mother was one of the den mothers.

Just wondering if scouting is taking on a whole new meaning now.
 

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Started in first year Webelos, stayed in boy scouts until i was 18. Made it to life scout rank. Only regret in life is not getting my eagle.
Was in the order of the arrow, went to brown sea, worked camps, was in leadership, and was a great part of my young life!
 

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Cubs a very long time ago.
 

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I was a follower of Akela.

That means I was a Cub Scout for those of you not fluent in cub lingo.

I had a great time as a Cub. Lots of trips outdoors, and I can make ashtrays out of plaster of Paris now.

I had all but forgotten, but my Mom sent a box of memoribilia to me, and inside was my Cub Scout hat and neckerchief.

A reminder of when America still stood for principles worth standing up for.
 

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But I was in 4H and I have to say I learned a lot being a part of that....horses, cattle, pigs, archery and ceramics
 

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Was never in the scouts or anything like that but my Father and Grandpa did get us out in the woods and taught us alot of things, that till this day I still use and passing on to my Daughter. We do have our daughter in Girl scouts but from what I have seen and been involed in it seems about useless for any kind of real world knowlege. Pretty much all they do is art's and crafts.
 

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Canadian army cadets from when I was 12-18 than from 18 till now Canadian army reserves
 

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Cub scouts and Webloes. I totally sucked at projects and crafts. Hated camping. So I was not the model scout that's for sure. But I do admire their mission.
 

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I was a cub scout, but I never learned any camping/survival skills. I loved the book they gave us. i still have it. We made baking soda rockets and crap like that.
 

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Spent years in the scouts and enjoyed every minute of it, wished I would have gotten into it at an earlier age. I think I only earned 2 or 3 badges though...I got into it for the Camping, Canoing, Fishing, Hiking and all of the other out door activities and woods skills I was able to learn and practice more than the badge earning part of it. Thats pretty pathetic to say I know but Im just being honest about it.

I learned a whole lot from it though. Its had a major impact on my life and I use a lot of the things I learned during those years. I think its an association that all young men could benefit from considerably these days.
 

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I was a cub scout for a while but those little bitches didn't like me whittling with my pocket knife during outtings and complained about the knife. This was in a suburban area though with a wide span of people who make up some of the fat of the spineless part of our population today. I didn't miss them leaving the scouts and concentrated my youth with friends of caliber learning the woods, pilfering dirty magazines and cigarettes from unaware parents and playing soldier, honing what are now fighting skills. It was lots of fun.
 

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I was a brownie, then girl scout, then a medical explorer scout. After marriage and 5 boys I was cub master for 6 years. Now grandmother and still teaching my grandchildren things we learned.
 

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14th Level Elf Paladin! (its a dungeons and dragons thing)

So if the BSA goes ahead with allowing openly gay leaders/members into the organization, should the name be changed? What should it be called?

"The Gay Scouts of America"? no....

"************" nope! word pictures sorry...

"The Rainbow Coalition" no sorry, already taken. Dang!

I know..."N.A.M.B.L.A. Explorers" whew! Problem solved, disaster averted.


punch, always glad to help out...
 

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Cubs through Eagle.
 

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Started in first year Webelos, stayed in boy scouts until i was 18. Made it to life scout rank. Only regret in life is not getting my eagle.
Was in the order of the arrow, went to brown sea, worked camps, was in leadership, and was a great part of my young life!
OA las well. Vigil member. I learned lessons that I use all the time.
 

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Was in the Cub Scouts for a short while and then later in the Boy Scouts, but as crazy as it sounds, I was a big kid, and got pressed into going to work in the construction trade as a semi skilled laborer at age twelve by my father on all weekends, holidays and summers until I graduated from high school.
 

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Boy Scouts for just a couple of years. We moved a good bit (Air Force Brat) and I lost interest when our sponsor threatened to boot us over a couple of black kids we took into the troop (1972-ish).
 
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