Boy Scouts will allow girls to join

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  1. AvocadosToast

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    Terrific. Next thing you know it'll be LGBT Scouts. :rolleyes:
     
  2. AvocadosToast

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    That explains a lot. You joined the pen15 club early on.
     
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    the next jamboree
    Lettuce, Guacamole, Bacon and Tomatoes?
     
  5. DonnyMost

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    Don't forget the quinoa
     
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    GSA is in big trouble if they don't work something out. Enrollment for BSA and GSA have been falling but GSA has had larger retention problems and with BSA accepting girls now, I expect that to accelerate. Also, BSA has had co-ed programming for years through its venturing program. It's just now they are expanding their full portfolio of programming to girls.

    Also fun fact, BSA previously had female units. Campfire Girls used to be the female equivalent to Boy Scouts and was part of the same organization and shared programming and facilities. There was a split at some point but this isn't exactly new stuff.
     
  7. Rocket River

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    This will prove interesting
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    I expect some scandal within 5 ~ 10 years

    Rocket River
     
  8. The Real Shady

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    I thought Scout Masters only liked little boys?
     
  9. Nigel Thornberry

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    That will be next trust me *sigh*
     
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  12. daywalker02

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    Girls are Co-MVPs, will make the team better!
     
  13. Buck Turgidson

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    What kind of scandal?
     
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    Pretty sure he means something along the lines of sexual assault, but I could be wrong.

    As a father of a little girl and a former Boy Scout, I like this move.
     
  15. Buck Turgidson

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    Not sure how this move changes anything, dads/males have always been involved with Girl Scout activities. My cousin just brought his daughter's GS troop out to the ranch for the weekend, there were 2 dads & 2 moms chaperoning.
     
  16. JuanValdez

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    I'm not so sure. I rather expect Boy Scouts won't be able to attract a lot of girls to the program. Especially if the dens will continue to be single-gender. That'll mean you can't just pick up girl members in ones or twos because they have a brother in, you have to have a dozen girls in a localized area all wanting to be Boy Scouts. Why will these dozen girls choose Boy Scouts over Girl Scouts? So that once a month they can mingle with boy dens at the Pack Meeting?
     
  17. KingCheetah

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    What's next girl scouts allowing boys?
     
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    Bigot
     
  19. Buck Turgidson

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    Would depend on the girl, but the Boy Scouts do a whole lot less frou-frou "girly" stuff. The more outdoorsy types would gravitate to that, I'd think.
     
  20. sealclubber1016

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    LOL, the girl scouts are apparently none too pleased.

    Impending scout turf war.
     
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