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Scouting Continues, thanks to you!

 

Scouting teaches foundational skills that benefit, not only the individual Scout,

but the communities to which they belong.

Pick a topic that you are most interested in, and get to know how Scouting is shaping the next generation!

 

Service

We have hosted 3 blood drives.
We constantly seek opportunities to support our community.
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In partnership with Loaves and Fishes, Scouts have collected over 2 million pounds of food over the past 10 years.
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On Memorial Day, local Scouts placed hundreds of flags to honor veterans

BSA Operation Clean Sweep - Scouts cleaned light rail between NODA and Charlotte Convention Center

  • The Scouting program emphasizes service

  • To become an Eagle Scout, the Scout MUST understand servant leadership, and show a visible commitment to the welfare of the community through Eagle Scout Projects.

  • Mecklenburg County Council produces hundreds of Eagle Scouts each year, who are positively impacting our community.

Meet Naeem!

Eagle Scout,

Police Explorer, Involved Community Member

 

Career Exploration

Scouts learn about many different trades throughout the Program
Exploring covers a wide range of careers to help youth discover their calling
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Professional partnerships provide amazing opportunities for
youth to learn
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Hands on learning is key to help youth retain valuable experience
  • The Exploring program creates a culture of motivated, knowledgeable, and properly educated future leaders

  • Provides career education and helps guide youth to find their passion

Meet Kenia!

She found her career as a CMPD Officer thanks to the Exploring Program 

Leadership

Mentorship helps our Scouts learn leadership.  
NYLT is an intense 6-day outpost adventure
and outdoor leadership training experience
for youth leaders
Though the delivery method  changed, the youth of Troop 63 continued their Scouting progress via active Troop Leaders
  • Scouting teaches servant leadership

  • Most Eagle Scouts go on to serve in a leadership role in their careers

  • Scouting instills the most important values of honesty and integrity

Meet Jack!

An Eagle Scout who will serve our country after he graduates

West Point

 
 

Outdoor Adventure

These Cub Scouts from Pack 3 have ALL been adventuring together for 5 years! 
Scouts from Crew 19 experiencing cross country trekking
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Girls from Pack 3 during the Arrow of Light Ceremony at Freedom Park
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  • The Scouting Program focuses on healthy, active fun and adventure to build character

  • Scouts learn by doing

  • Helps train youth to be self sufficient and understand the world around them

Meet David,

Eagle Scout & Eagle Scout Project of the Year Winner

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Scouting for Food, we collected 278,000 lbs. of food for our partner agency, Loaves & Fishes. Without this effort, their pantries would have been depleted much sooner.

Scouting continues to serve Mecklenburg County and YOUR support ensures we continue to provide the best program possible to our youth.

The council hosted a new service project called BSA Operation Clean Sweep where Scouts and families cleaned along the light rail line from NODA to the Charlotte Convention Center.

199 Eagle Scout Ranks were earned in Mecklenburg County in 2020, including our first female Eagle Scout. Eagle Scout projects contribute thousands of volunteer hours as well as dollars back into our community.

We continue to operate fun and safe camping programs to get our youth into the outdoors. We operate 2 year-round camping facilities where Scouts and families have a chance to spend time in the outdoors.