Boy Scouts of America

Nonprofit Profile

ABOUT BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

The Boy Scouts of America is the Nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organization. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For over 106 years, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
 

PROGRAMS OFFERED BY SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Cub Scouts (Boys Aged 6-10)
Cub Scouting is a year-round program uniquely designed to meet the needs of young boys and their parents. The program offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development and physical fitness.

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Boy Scouts (Boys Aged 11-17)
Scouting is an outdoor program designed to develop leadership, character, citizenship, and fitness. With the Scout Oath and Law as a guide, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man.

Venturing (Young Men and Women Aged 14-20)
Young people in Venturing learn leadership skills and participate in challenging outdoor activities.

Exploring (Young Men and Women aged 14-20)
Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Most Explorer Posts are career interests based.
 

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FUNDRAISING / EVENTS

Thursday May 5th – Golden Eagle Luncheon — Sheriff Newell Normand
May – St Charles Golden Eagle — Sheriff Greg Champagne
July – Whitney Young — Urban Scouting
August – Sporting Clays at Covey Rise
November – Distinguished Citizen Award
 

To become involved or to invest in Scouting, call Torrey Hayden at 504-889-0388
You can also donate online at our website, www.bsa-selacouncil.org


 
LEFT: Pack 337 at USS Kidd RIGHT: Scouting offers outdoor adventure

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MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based on those found in the Scout Oath and Law.
 

CONTACT

bsa-selacouncil.org
(504) 889-0388
4200 S I-10 Service Road W.
Metairie, LA 70001

 

 


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