Boy Scouts of America

Wesley Whitfield Whetstone, 17, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. more


Massie’s scouting trail began at age 6 in 2009 as a Tiger Cub with Pack 93. Continuing as a Webelos scout, he earned all 21 Webelos Badges, the Arrow of Light, the James M. Stewart Good Citizen Award and numerous patches and awards. more



Photo courtesy of Mark Rogers.

One of the oldest Boy Scout troops in the nation meets every Monday night at Christ Church United Methodist on Caldwell Mill Road. In 1917, just seven years after the founding of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 was formed. more



Photos courtesy of Carolyn Kolar.

During the almost 100 years of its history, it has had 25 scoutmasters and more than 1,800 members. Troop 21 has seen more than 200 of its members achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. more

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Bennett Clarke

Photo courtesy of Michael J. Holt.

Hoover High School sophomore Bennett Clarke recently received the highest achievement awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. more


Bluff Park Lions Club Hut

Courtesy of Corbin Camp.

Bluff Park resident Corbin Camp saw pictures of the July 2 vandalism on Facebook and decided to help the Boy Scouts repair the hut. He set up a GoFundMe page to help cover the cost of repairs. more

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Jake Callahan, a member of Troop 23 from Discovery United Methodist Church, recently earned the highest rank in Boy Scouting and was recognized in a ceremony at the church in March. more


Eagle Scouts recognized by Rep. DeMarco

Photo courtesy of Susan Eagan.

Christopher Spivey, Tait Carlisle and Griffin Eagan recently obtained the rank of Eagle Scout. more


Eagle Scout Denton

Photo courtesy of Angie Denton.

Hoover resident and Altamont School senior John Everett Denton recently received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor. more


Scout Troop 93 Bob's boys 1

Photo by Eric Underwood.

Bob Calhoun founded Troop 93 at Oakmont Presbyterian Church in 1965. Calhoun was a lifelong member of the scouting community, serving as Troop 93’s scoutmaster through retirement and committee chairman until his death at age 78. more

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Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 396

Photo courtesy of Alka Singh.

Four members of Boy Scout Troop 396 earned the rank of Eagle Scout in January and were honored in the ceremony held at Hunter Street Baptist Church. more

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In July, 30 Scouts and adults from Bluff Park Troop 21 journeyed to New Mexico’s Philmont Scout Ranch for 11 days of backcountry hiking and camping in the Southern Rockies. more


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June 2018