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The Advantage of Kindness and Character

By June 18, 2019 No Comments

Congratulations to all the Scouts, Venturers and Explorers graduating this month! If you’re headed off to college, getting vocational training or launching into the workforce, I know what you’ve learned through Scouting and all of our BSA programs will serve you well.

When we think of the benefits of Scouting, specifically, some might assume that the leadership skills we teach are the most impactful lessons for helping young people succeed after high school. After all, leadership positions are easy to highlight on a college resume. But while our leadership training is unparalleled, it’s important to never separate it from its foundation of character development.

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