Boy Scout Jack Cornell, 7, of pack 3201 in Olathe, tried out the zipline last year at the Kansas Speedway during Scouting 500. About 1,200 participated in the weekend Scout camping festival. Scouting numbers are down, leaving fewer boys to enjoy activities like this.
Boy Scout Jack Cornell, 7, of pack 3201 in Olathe, tried out the zipline last year at the Kansas Speedway during Scouting 500. About 1,200 participated in the weekend Scout camping festival. Scouting numbers are down, leaving fewer boys to enjoy activities like this. Susan Pfannmuller Special to The Star
Boy Scout Jack Cornell, 7, of pack 3201 in Olathe, tried out the zipline last year at the Kansas Speedway during Scouting 500. About 1,200 participated in the weekend Scout camping festival. Scouting numbers are down, leaving fewer boys to enjoy activities like this. Susan Pfannmuller Special to The Star

Boy Scouts’ drop in membership follows disturbing trend affecting other groups

January 20, 2015 10:33 AM

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