I remember fondly my Scouting years in the early 60s. Soap Box Derby races,’polar bear campout’ where you freeze your hind quarters off for a patch, and selling popcorn and light bulbs door to door for a trip to the Northwoods. Now comes this:
Boy Scouts to provide condoms at upcoming World Jamboree
The 2019 World Scout Jamboree will be held in West Virginia from July 21 to Aug. 1. The theme is “Unlock a New World.”
AP has reported that the Boy Scouts have been for boys and young men only for more than 100 years.
But in early May, a new name was announced to reflect the decision to admit girls: Scouts BSA. The change will become effective in February 2019.
The guidelines require that host organizations, who in this case include the former Boy Scouts of America (now Scouts BSA), “… ensure that condoms are readily and easily accessible for all participants and IST [staff].”