Get Hooked on Scouting!

By on September 7, 2016

Scouting allows children to discover new things, learn to overcome obstacles and ways to make the community a stronger and better place for everyone to live. Experience fun, friendship, service and community by joining a local Scout program on Scout Sign-up night.

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, along with packs and troops from the Boy Scouts of America, will hold a Get Hooked on Scouting event from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Lititz Springs Park Scout Pavilion. The pavilion is located at the top of the park, near Warwick High School. Families interested in joining Scouting can park in the High School lot and join Scouts and Leaders at the pavilion for activities, information and register.

Girl Scouting is for girls in kindergarten through high school. Girl Scouts will take a journey that will focus on fun while building courage, confidence and character to become future leaders. For more Girl Scout information, visit gshpa.org.

The Boy Scouts of America would like to get boys Hooked on Scouting! Any boy who turns in a registration form will be given a new fishing rod and reel along with an opportunity to fish at a local fishing hole on Oct. 1. Cub Scouting is for boys in kindergarten through fifth grade, while Boy Scouts includes boys in sixth grade through high school.

New this year, the Boy Scouts have added kindergarteners to their program. Boys and their adult partner can register to join a Lion Den in Pack 142 or Pack 44. Parents will be provided more information about this new program during registration.

For Cub Scout and Boy Scout information, contact Melonni Shields at 951-9547 or kdscoshields@gmail.com, or visit padutchbsa.org.

Scouting encourages leadership, community service, and character building. Stop by and learn how youth can have adventures in the outdoors, participate in fun activities, and make friendships that last a lifetime.

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