to Troop 7
of Scouting in Grapevine!
100 years since Mayor Benjamin
Richard Wall traveled to New York and
returned with the Boy Scouts of
America Charter #7 for Grapevine.
proclaims May 11 2013 - Boy Scout Troop 7 Day
May 11 2013, Downtown
Grapevine Centennial Celebration
7 Summer 2013 Photos
Summer Camp Colorado Adventure Nyeri,
While you are here, take a few moments to view
Facts & Stories, Photos and History.
movement was founded by Robert S.S.
Baden-Powell in England in 1908.
In 1909, Chicago publisher
William D. Boyce lost his way in
a dense London fog. A boy came to
his aid and, after guiding the man,
refused a tip, explaining that as a
Scout he would not take a tip for
doing a Good
This gesture by an unknown Scout
inspired a meeting with Robert
Baden-Powell. As a result,
William Boyce incorporated the Boy
Scouts of America on February 8, 1910,
which was chartered by the United
States Congress in 1916.
Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to
provide a program for community
organizations that offers effective
character building, citizenship and
personal fitness training for youth.
Specifically, the BSA endeavors to develop
American citizens who are physically,
mentally, and morally fit; have a high
degree of self-reliance as evidenced in
such qualities as initiative, courage, and
resourcefulness: have personal values
based on religious concepts; have the
desire and skills to help others;
understand the principle of the American
social, economic, and governmental
systems; are knowledgeable about and take
pride in their American heritage and
understand our nation's role in the world;
have a keen respect for the basic rights
of all people; are prepared to participate
in and give leadership to American
three specific objectives, commonly
referred to as the "Aims of Scouting.''
They are character development,
citizenship training and personal
Don Blan, who has been our
Scoutmaster since 2007 became an Eagle
Scout at the age of 14. He has been
involved in Scouting most of his life and
stays true to the methods and principles
of Scouting, leading a troop that focuses
on the leadership developmental needs of
each individual Scout.
Learn more about what it means to Be A
Scout: Boy Scouts of America