Girls and boys get a head-start on working in the community

Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 18:05 PM.

"There's no backing down from that logic," Farmer added.

In lieu of cookies, the boys sell popcorn and like their female counterparts, Boy Scouts take tours of local operations such as fire stations. All of the boys' interests and hobbies range. When asked what they'd like to be when they grow up, diverse answers such as: Lego designer, Army man, professional athlete and video game designer were shouted out with enthusiasm.

No matter what the pack wants to accomplish in the future, lessons learned in the Boy Scouts will have a positive impact.

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You can learn more information about the local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts at www.gscfp.org and co.okaloosa.fl.us/bsa.html. 

I hope they learn responsibility, respect for others and the outdoors," Farmer said. "And that with achievement comes a sense of pride in a job well done."



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