for Boys”.In 1908, he founded Brown Sea Island Scout Camp-The beginnings of Scouting.
First Boy Scouts of America EmblemBy 1910, the ideahad spread to theUnited States.By 1912, the BSAwas formed as itis today.
By 1929, Adam andAlex’s grandfather,James Adam“Jimmie” Moreau,achieved the Rank ofEagle Scout.Jimmie’s favoritepossession was hisBoy Scout Knife.14 years later, he
14 years later, as aU.S. Marine Officer,he brought his BoyScout motto,training, and thatknife, with him toa Pacific War“to do duty... to mycountry”.
Colonel Moreau latersaid that being a BoyScout not only helpedhim, as a CombatOfficer, to adapt andthrive in a miserableenvironment, but bythe effort it took to be an Eagle Scout, hewas able to teach hismen to do the same.
In its first 99 years, Boy Scouts,in the United States alone, has had 70 million youth members. youth members. youth members. youth members. youth members.
There are currently 6 Million active Boy Scouts in the United States. There are 25 Million world wide.
Scouts Account for: •64% of Air Force Academy grads•68% of West Point grads•70% of Annapolis grads•72% of Rhodes Scholars•85% of FBI Agents•26 of the first 29 Astronauts
••85% of Student Council Presidents•89% of Senior Class Presidents••80% of class Presidents•71% of football Captains•• ALL Involved in Scouts. •
For every 100 boys who join:•12 will have their FIRST contact with achurch.•RARELY will one be brought before theJuvenile Court System.•18 will develop a a lifelong hobby.•8 will enter a vocation learned in a MeritBadge.
For every 100 boys who join:•17 will become future Scout Leaders.• 1 will use Scouting Skills to save his own life.•1 will use Scouting skills to save the life ofanother person.•1 will enter the Clergy.
But, for every 100 boys who join:• Only TWO, will do enoughto become - EAGLE SCOUTS.