Poll: the Boy Scouts

Our critical look at the Boy Scouts ("Demerit Badge," July 2007, by Annette McGivney) sparked the flint in more than one Scout's tinderbox. Give us your opinion of the Scouts in our online poll here and download a letter from the National President of the Boy Scouts of America.

Jul 31, 2007
Outside Magazine
Boy Scouts letter

Click here to download PDF version.

Vote Now! Right On, or Off the Mark?
Tell us if you think we were too harsh on the Boy Scouts in our online poll.

From the Boy Scouts
Download a PDF file of Boy Scouts of America National President Rick Cronk's letter to Outside in response to the July 2007 Big Idea column, "Demerit Badge."

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