On the eighth of February, National Boy Scout Day is celebrated to honor the foundation of the organization. It glorifies the principles the Boy Scouts of America follow, such as self-sufficiency, innovation, and compassion.
History of Boy Scout Day
The Boy Scouts of America was established February 8, 1910. Publisher William D. Boyce was inspired by one kind deed to bring the British culture of Scouting to the United States. Many organizations observe the holiday with camps and meetups. The National Constitution Center provides workshops as well as entertainment to aid scouts in achieving their commemorative National Constitution Center Fun Badge. Amusement attractions, such as Hurricane Harbor, advertise packages for boy scouts to encourage exploration and teamwork. Boy Scouts Day is important to the growth and community of young men maturing around the world.
How to Celebrate Boy Scout Day
During this holiday, many are encouraged to exemplify qualities a boy scout aspires to. Activities include camping trips, workshops, participation in charities, reconnection with family members, explorations, etc. The collection of merit badges is also a way for scouts to observe the origins of their organization and motivation for continuing their work.
Boy Scout Day reminds the public there are individuals who commit themselves to the benefit of others. It is a holiday geared towards national kindness. People are united through the observation of good deeds and inspirations of innovation. The work of the Boy Scouts of America can be gratified by everyone's celebrations of Boy Scout Day.