Girls Now Formally Eligible To Form Boy Scout TroopsBoy Scouts of America calls it "Family Scouting," and inviting girls to be part of its packs and troops could help reinvigorate a century-old organization that, nationally, has seen its numbers drop by almost two-thirds since its 1972 peak.
In Historic Change, Boy Scouts Allowing Girls In Some ProgramsThe Boy Scouts of America announced to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.
Boy Scouts: Top Leaders Didn't Call Trump To Praise SpeechThe Boy Scouts are denying a claim by President Donald Trump that the head of the youth organization called the president to praise his politically aggressive speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.
Boy Scout Leader Apologizes For Trump's Political Rhetoric At JamboreeThe Boy Scouts' chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.
Boy Scouts Of America To Allow Gay Adult LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Boy Scouts Expected To Officially End Ban On Gay LeadersMonday the National Executive Board is meeting to ratify a resolution passed earlier this month to allow adults of any sexual orientation to lead Boy Scout troops.
Disney Ends Funding To Boy Scouts Over Gay PolicyThe Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.
Gays May Join Boy Scouts, But Still No Gay LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year's Day.
California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break StallsA bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization's refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.
Napa Man Dies From Apparent Heart Attack During Boy Scout OutingA Napa man died after suffering an apparent heart attack while on a Boy Scout outing at Lake Berryessa on Friday, a scoutmaster and a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
Boy Scouts Under Fire For Leaving Out Obese At JamboreeThe Boy Scouts of America is facing controversy over new rules denying obese Scouts from participating in this year's National Scout Jamboree.
California Bill May End Tax Exemption For Boy ScoutsThe state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California's tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.
Boy Scouts To Accept Gay Youth Following Moraga Teen's BattleIn one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
Boy Scouts’ Proposal Excludes Gay Adults, Bay Area Lawmakers OffendedA proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay scouts, but to continue to exclude gay adults from serving as leaders has offended two gay legislators from San Francisco.
Carly Rae Jepsen & Train Fight Boy Scouts' LGBT BanFirst it was Bay Area band, Train and now Carly Rae Jepsen is standing up to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s anti-gay policy by dropping out of...