Cary Eagle Scout Wins Scholarship

Cary, NC – Out of more than 50 applicants for the role of Pope Eagle Scout Scholars, only five high schoolers were selected to receive the accompanying college scholarship, including one from Cary. Read more

Troop 31 Presents Four Eagle Scout Awards

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Cary, NC — Multiple Eagle Scout Awards were presented by Boy Scout Troop 31 of Cary at a four-Scout Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Read more


3 Cary Girl Scouts Honored with Silver Award


Cary, NC — Three Girls Scouts from Cary have been awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award, which is the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting. The award symbolizes a Girl Scout Cadette’s accomplishments in Girl Scouting and her community as she discovers her strengths and takes action to make the world a better place. Read more

Eagle Scout Donates 2,537 Pounds of Groceries

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Story and photo by Ellen Frazier of Dorcas Ministries in Cary.

Cary, NCLuke Gray, a Troop 213 Boy Scout, delivered 2,537 pounds of donated groceries to the Dorcas Food Pantry in early June. Read more

4 Eagle Scouts in Apex


Apex, NC – We’re always interested in Eagle Scout stories. This one’s particularly interesting. Story by Jill Smith. Read more

Badge of Merit: 35 Eagles

Left-> Right: Roy Carlsen, Ben Dallas, Nick Henson, Matthew Wassel, Michael Rodgers

Left-> Right: Roy Carlsen, Ben Dallas, Nick Henson, Matthew Wassel, Michael Rodgers

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Our area has an active scouting culture, with many parents signing kids up in elementary school. But few stick with the scouting commitment all the way to Gold Projects or Eagle Scout status. But Boy Scout Troop #316 at St Andrews Catholic Church in Apex has had 35 members achieve Eagle Scout status, the highest honor in Scouting.
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The Many Shades of Boy Scouting

Story by Brian Schmid. Photo by Benjamin Toombs.

Cary, NC – Scouting is a pretty simple organization, right? You wear a khaki shirt and go sit in the woods every so often and practice firemaking or something.

In reality though, scouting is a huge organization with many different branches with different opportunities. In addition to the Boy Scouts, there are 3 other major programs that a scout can join at age 13. Read more