Scouting for ALL

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While we forge ahead with creating our inclusive, outdoor-focused scouting tradition here in Cascadia, it is not lost on many of our leaders that a large debate lingers at the Boy Scouts of America. We are only tangentially involved, having made the decision to strike out and not wait for a long drawn-out evolution that many former BSA scouts and leaders still hope will occur. Waiting a decade, or perhaps more, for this process to yield co-ed, inclusive scouting is not an option for many of us who have scout-aged kids now, nor is the desired outcome a foregone conclusion. Continue reading