Countdown to Communications- Sister Bendall (Feb 17/10)
By JC Coleman
Scouting was introduced in
1910. Scouting was formed by an American businessman who wanted boys to have
great experiences. These experiences include camping, hiking, and rank
Ever since scouting was created all scouts have camped. Camping
promotes self-esteem, friendship, and wilderness survival. It also brought
opportunity to scouts whose parents didn’t camp or were too ill. Many scouts
are eager to camp. Scouts are proud and cheerful to camp.
Another activity in scouting is hiking. Hiking encourages a healthy
lifestyle. Unlike camping, hikes can last from hours to weeks. Most hikes are
at least six miles. This is one of scouts favorite activities according to ‘’Boy’s Life’’, scouting only magazine.
The last activity is rank advancement. Unlike camping and hiking
you have to do stuff inside and outside to become of rank. Merit Badges are
required for Star, Life, and Eagle rank. The ranks are Tenderfoot, 2nd
Class, 1st Class, Star, Life, and Eagle. Eagle is the noblest rank
Scouts are still enjoying camping, hiking, and rank advancement.
These experiences help many scouts looking for a career. I’m proud to be a