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Scouting for Food




Since 1910, the ideals of Scouting have guided young men to perform "service to others and to the community." Responding to the plight of America's poor and hungry is a traditional Scouting "good turn." During World War I, Boy Scouts planted vegetable gardens to provide food for the hungry. President Roosevelt called on Scouts to collect food for the needy during the Great Depression. Planting Victory Gardens were the Scouting "good turns" organized during World War II. Today, Boy Scouts continue their Good Turn efforts in community stewardship through Scouting for Food.




When:

  • On November 5th weekend - Pack 206 will distribute Scouting for Food Flyers with your den.  Den leaders will coordinate times and dates with their groups to cover designated areas.
  • On November 12 @ 9AM  - Scouts will collect the food and drop it off at the Forest Lakes South Pool  parking lot between 9-10.

Please wear your "Class A" blue uniforms for both events


Below is the map for the Scouting for Food distribution and pick-up area's:
Orange is Tigers
Red is Wolves
Teal is Bears
Light Blue is Webelos
Dark Blue is Arrow of Light

Green is Troop 75

Scouting for Food


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