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News


January 18th, 2024
The connection  between the Boy Scouts of America and the Catholic parishes and schools in the Diocese of Honolulu officially came to an end Jan 1. The decision was made at the start of 2023 when Bishop Larry Silva announced the diocese would be parting ways with the Boy Scouts of America on the first day of the year 2024 due to sexual abuse allegations. In a letter released on Jan. 31, 2023, the bishop wrote, “Unfortunately, given the liability issues and our dissatisfaction with the BSA’s cooperation on the issue, we will no longer allow parishes and...

January 11th, 2024
After dwindling numbers and losing their charter partner, Troop 280's leadership decided this 46th year would be the troop's last.

July 26th, 2023
The Catholic Diocese of Madison is pulling the plug on its support of the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year. The Diocese of Madison covers Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Marquette, Rock, and Sauk counties in south- central Wisconsin. Kris Kranenburg, the director of communications for the diocese, told The Gazette Monday that the decision, effective Dec. 31, 2024, was tied to the Boy Scouts of America’s ongoing bankruptcy process.

The Great Boy Scouts Land Sell-Off

Date Shared: December 25th, 2023
Date Released: July 1st, 2022
Source: curbed.com
December 25th, 2023
When the Boy Scouts is in trouble, it tends to unload property. The organization has faced declining numbers for decades, but the child-sexual-abuse lawsuits representing more than 82,000 former scouts and expected to result in a $2.6 billion settlement signal something closer to an existential threat. At least $515 million of that settlement will be collectively contributed by local chapters, which is why so many of them have either recently sold or announced their intention to sell their camps.

Videos (12)


The Rise and Fall of the Boy Scouts | WSJ

Date Shared: July 21st, 2023
Date Released: March 3rd, 2020

Former Boy Scouts Speak Out On Sexual Abuse Claims, Bankruptcy Case

Date Shared: July 21st, 2023
Date Released: May 21st, 2021

Boy Scouts of South Texas in need of new members

Date Shared: November 10th, 2023
Date Released: March 20th, 2023

West Des Moines Boy Scout Troop 280 hosts final Court of Honor and farewell party

Date Shared: January 11th, 2024
Date Released: December 18th, 2023

Popular Boy Scouts camp in Mass. forced to close

Date Shared: January 27th, 2024
Date Released: June 21st, 2022

Own your own campground: Former Boy Scout camp goes up for auction in Indiana

Date Shared: December 25th, 2023
Date Released: June 30th, 2022

'Unapologetically Christian': Alternatives to Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts See BIG Membership Increases

Date Shared: November 10th, 2023
Date Released: August 27th, 2021

Arizona Boy Scouts sell premier summer camp as part of abuse settlement agreement

Date Shared: February 7th, 2024
Date Released: July 11th, 2021

Boy Scouts selling historic El Rancho Cima

Date Shared: February 20th, 2024
Date Released: August 24th, 2018

Former Boy Scout camp could become next Hill Country swimming hole with Tuesday vote

Date Shared: February 20th, 2024
Date Released: November 19th, 2019

Camp Geronimo Announcement

Date Shared: February 20th, 2024
Date Released: July 20th, 2022

Mormon leader: We didn’t leave Boy Scouts, they left us

Date Shared: February 26th, 2024
Date Released: November 15th, 2019