Troop 19 user Josie Provencher tosses a log during the log station that is hurling of Klondike Derby. (Jonathan Wilson for WHYY)
It’s Lily Rohner’s very first time contending within the Klondike Derby during the Horseshoe Scout Reservation in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. Think about the derby as a battle associated with the bands for scouts. Troops pull embellished sleds full of gear all over camp, doing scouting tasks — such as for instance medical and fire building — for points.
Champions have ribbons and bragging liberties.
Lily, 10, along with her set of friends know they’re at a drawback. That’s so they haven’t learned everything some of their male peers have because it’s only their second day as official members of Boy Scouts of America.
As a consequence of the organization’s decision to start its flagship system to girls, the Boy Scouts changed its title to Scouts BSA on Feb. 1. The advertising company continues to be the Boy Scouts of America and troops inside the Scouts BSA system are single sex, all-boy or all-girl, many years 11 to 17. The troops intermingle at events such as the derby.
A couple of thousand girls have actually already signed up for Scouts BSA across the nation, in line with the organization. להמשיך לקרוא