Does Scouting Work? This Video Proves It.

For 106 years (as of this week) Boy Scouts of America has been the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, helping young people to be “Prepared. For Life.” We know it, parents know it, Scouts and Scouters know it – but we wanted scientific proof that Scouting positively impacts character development […]

Muslim Boy Scout troop thrives in Astoria

by Daniel Bush, May 10, 2011  For Pack 777, learning Arabic and fire-starting techniques go hand-in-hand. Based out of the Dar Al-Dawah Mosque on 23rd Street in Astoria, the fledgling Boy Scout group is the only all-Muslim troop in Western Queens. It’s the brainchild of Badr Zahzouhi, an Air Canada employee and Moroccan immigrant who caught the […]