Scouters In Action

This “Aaron on Scouting” article highlights the importance of “Be Prepared.”

2023 Ten Mile River Scout Camps Reunion

Johannes Knoops, Chairman of the Ten Mile River (TMR) Alumni Association and former Greater New York Council Alumnus of the Year, shares a great write-up about a recent TMR Scout Camps reunion and the organization. Founded sixty years ago out of the friendships forged at Camp Brooklyn – Ten Mile River Scout Camps, the Arrowhead […]

Northern Tier, the oldest of the BSA National High-Adventure Bases Turns 100!

Alex Nepple, former director of the Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association, provides a great review of Aaron Derr’s article commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Northern Tier. Take a look back and learn more about the fascinating history of Northern Tier! Click image to read the article Aaron Derr’s article on Scouting, titled “Read an Excerpt […]

Andrew Miller, BSA AA Chair, Presented the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

On July 21, 2023, the 2nd day of the 2023 National Jamboree, Andrew Miller was presented the National Eagle Scout Association’s “National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award” (NOESA). This award is presented to Eagle Scouts for their distinguished service to scouting and candidates for the NOESA have inspired others through their positive actions reflected by recognized accomplishments and […]

2023 National Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Ian Romaine

Dr. Ian Romaine, hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, is the 2023 National Alumnus of the Year! An Eagle Scout, Ian is now enjoying involvement locally with his children. Ever since the earliest days of the original Scouting Alumni & Friends, Ian has been a cornerstone to the success of the organization. Ian is known for his […]

2023 Territories (4,5,6,9) Alumnus of the Year: Bruce Hamous

Bruce Hamous, hailing from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the 2023 honoree for National Service Territories 4, 5, 6, and 9. Active in Scouting for over 50 years, Bruce became an Eagle Scout in 1971 and since that time, has served on NESA scholarship selection committees and as his council’s NESA Chair. Bruce is also a […]

2023 Territories (7,8,14,15,16) Alumnus of the Year: Bradley Taylor

Bradley G. Taylor, hailing from Clemmons, North Carolina, is the 2023 honoree for National Service Territories 7, 8, 14, 15, and 16. Earning the Arrow of Light in 2002 and becoming an Eagle Scout in 2005, Bradley is now an Assistant Council Commissioner with a combined total of youth and adult Scouting service of twenty-six […]