All for One And One for All: In Troop 137 Girls and Boys are Simply 'Scouts'

Sep 23, 2019

Hannah Thames reviewing her Scout Handbook
Credit Photo by Erin Kelly 2019

Boy Scouts of America has been in the United States for over 100 years. Earlier this year it changed its policy to admit girls into Scouts BSA – that’s the program formerly known as Boy Scouts. Troop 137 in Falmouth is one of three troops with girls on the Cape and Islands.

You can find out more about the BSA Troops on Cape Cod here

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