With Girls Joining The Ranks, Boy Scouts Plan A Name ChangeThe organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February.
Boy Scouts Revoke Badges From Child With Down Syndrome, Report SaysThe family of a Boy Scout with Down Syndrome is suing after the organization stripped their 15-year-old son of all his badges.
NJ Boy Scouts Leader Accused Of Exchanging Sexually Explicit Messages With ChildThe Monmouth County prosecutor’s office said 25-year-old Joseph Palermo, of Hazlet, has been charged with engendering the welfare of a child.
Long Island Eagle Scout Earns All 137 Merit BadgesIn the Boy Scouts, earning 21 merit badges makes you an Eagle Scout. But earning all of the badges offered makes you a rarity.
Boy Scouts Will Allow Girls To Join Cub Scouts Beginning Next YearThe organization also plans to launch a program for older girls that will enable them to earn the coveted rank of Eagle Scout.
Boy Scouts Of America Considers Recruiting Girls To Boost Declining MembershipThe Girl Scouts want no part of it, and a feud has erupted between the president of the Girl Scouts and the Boy Scouts.
N.J. Judge Rules Sexual Abuse Case Against Boy Scouts Can ProceedA New Jersey judge has ruled against the Boy Scouts of America’s bid to have a 20-year-old sexual abuse lawsuit thrown out.
Boy Scouts Of America To Begin Admitting Transgender ChildrenThe Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.
8-Year-Old Transgender Boy Asked To Leave New Jersey Cub Scout Pack, Family SaysThe family of an 8-year-old New Jersey boy says he was kicked out of Cub Scouts because he is transgender, a move that could open a new front in the debate over discrimination in Scouting.
17 Men, 2 Women File Sex Abuse Suit Against Conn. Boy Scouts ChaptersThe suit alleges that a now-deceased Ridgefield scoutmaster abused the defendants when they were children in the 1960s and 1970s.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe new policy was approved Monday by the BSA's 80-member National Executive Board in a teleconference.
Boy Scouts Expected To OK Policy Change Allowing Gay Scout LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America are expected to approve a new policy Monday that will allow for gay scout leaders.