An opportunity for every girl to participate is the Erie Shores Council of the Boy Scouts of America, be it the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.
Sunday, girls were out in the woods learning about leadership and what great nature has to offer. They did it all with the Boy Scouts.
"All our rucksacks now have a choice, whether they want to open up to family scouting or if they just want to operate as an all-boy pack, we both welcome, we're just trying to find a way, more families, and more So, packs that offer these girls 'dens, and family scouting, they'll be able to know through their school recruitment flyers that say, "Hey, girls, come to the Boy Scouts," said Erie Shores' Girl Scouts Council America, Alissa Hunt.
Last October, the Scouts announced that they would include girls in their programs.
On Wednesday, they announced that they would completely "discourage" boys from their name
On Sunday, Erie Shores Council welcomed girls in the first through fourth grades to learn how to be "confident, unstoppable, and courageous" or CUB 19659007] "Through the Boy Scouts of America, one of our things is character E Development and one of the tools we use to teach and camp outside, "Hunt said.
The afternoon of activities included archery, a self-confidence course and interaction with local female leaders.
"The program came with a chance to get girls who might not yet know our Cub Scout program, just a chance to get to know the Camp Miakonda and to see the offers they have here and all the things they could do with the Boy Scouts, "Hunt explained.
For Maumee fourth grader, Charli Soldwish, with a father and grandfather who is heavily involved with Scouts, she finds some things she might like better than scouts.
"Girl Scouts are not an obstacle course, but we do it with the Boy Scouts."
To learn more about the Erie Shores Council or to join the Boy Scouts, click here.