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Boy Scouts Of America

Rating: 1 stars   1 review 325

Nonprofit Issues:

Children & Youth

Address:

2100 Broad Ave 449 Black Swamp Area-Berry Boy Res Findlay OH 45840 USA

Mission:

The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. To support Boy Scouts of America, visit www.give2bsa.org.

Programs:

The Boy Scouts of America programs, nationally, include Tiger Cubs BSA, Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting and Venturing. To support Boy Scouts of America, visit www.give2bsa.org.

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Rating: 1 stars  

As a Scout myself, I only later became aware that the Boy Scouts of America openly discriminate against atheists and homosexuals, and both boys and leaders - those are their "values". If those values seem appropriate to you, then by all means press on. Those were not the values I remember being taught, however. These days, there are alternatives for boys, and I recommend those alternatives unequivocally. Though I checked the box below that says "I agree to the Terms and Conditions" of this site, I find it ironic that one of those Terms/Conditions is that I may not: "use the Site to promote bigotry or discrimination against protected classes", yet this site promotes this organization which DOES do that.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

its intolerance of all American citizens.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

replace the entire executive staff and ban sponsorship of troops by religious organizations.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

No

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

No

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

eliminate discrimination based on religion and sexual orientation

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

taught me to be more selective where I choose to volunteer

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

used

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2005

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