How the Boy Scouts of America Keeps Kids Safe Today

Recent media reports have highlighted claims of abuse against the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). As Director of Youth Protection here at the BSA, I share the same concerns as anyone seeing these stories, and I have the utmost respect for the courage demonstrated by these men coming forward. These claims understandably raise questions about what we do to keep kids safe in Scouting today, and I’d like to take the time to address those questions...continue reading at Scoutingwire.org.

Recent Council Updates

  • How The Boy Scouts of America Keeps Kids Safe Today This article was contributed by Michael Johnson, National Youth Protection Director for the Boy Scouts of America. Recent media reports have highlighted claims of abuse against the Boy Scouts of ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2019, 4:38 PM by Council Web Team
  • Wood Badge Registration Now Open When:  1-6 November 2019Where:  Tama Hills, Inagi Japan (near Tokyo)Cost:  $350 in Council, $400 Out of Council Wood Badge is an advanced leadership course designed for all ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2019, 12:58 AM by Council Web Team
  • 2019 Silver Beaver Winners Announced The Silver Beaver Award is the council level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Upon nomination by their local Scout council and with the approval of the ...
    Posted May 16, 2019, 8:29 PM by Council Web Team
  • Far East Council 2019 Annual Awards (for 2018) Far East Council 2019 Annual Awards (for 2018)These council level awards recognize those volunteers who have made significant impact at the council level or specific areas outlined by ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2019, 5:52 PM by Council Web Team
  • 2018-2019 Far East Council Alumni Awards 2018-2019 Far East Council Alumni AwardsThe National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award (ESSPY ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2019, 5:50 PM by Council Web Team
  • Council Statement to BSA Financial Future (Originally Posted December 2018) In a communication released today, the National BSA office reaffirmed its focus on keeping children safe and delivering our nation’s foremost program of character development and values-based leadership ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2019, 12:23 AM by Council Web Team
  • Sync Your Calendar Would you like to be able to see the latest local scouting calendar on your computer, iphone, android phone, or other mobile device?  Now you can.  Check out the Sync ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2013, 2:54 PM by Council Web Team
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Far East Council 2020 Philmont Trek - Positions Open!

Far East Council has been awarded a 12-Day Expedition Slot that starts on 7/16/2020 and ends 7/28/2020. The expedition is for 2 Crews totaling 20 people.  Registration will mostly be first registered and paid, with a standby list as need.  Please visit the 2020 Philmont page for more details, registration and payment information.  
OUR SCOUT RECRUITMENT EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR TODAY, 20 Sep 19...PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE.  HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE 
Join us for our OPEN HOUSE event.... 04 Oct 19 from 1600 - 1900, Scout Bldg. 6051, Camp Lester.  Games, Food and Discounts at the Scout Store.  Open to all Boys and Girls K - 12 Gr.  Enjoy your time on Okinawa, become part of the Far East Council.  Travel to Camp sites around Asia to include Camp Thailand, Camp Nepal and other locations!!!!  Enjoy a week of camping at White Beach and enjoy Archery, Air-soft rifles, and much more!!!  Don't spend your time on Okinawa staring at a TV screen...See what Scouting has to offer...



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