"Scouts BSA perfectly represents the new, inclusive program for older Scouts that the Boy Scouts of America is proud to offer", said Effie Delimarkos, a spokeswoman. The group as a whole will remain Boy Scouts of America, but when it comes to their program, they will be dropping boy and changing it to Scouts BSA.
"As we enter a new era for our organization, it is important that all youth can see themselves in Scouting in every way possible", said Michael Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America.
The Boy Scouts say current youth participation is about 2.3 million, down from 2.6 million in 2013 and more than 4 million in peak years of the past. Girls are already allowed to be in the Cub Scouts.
Also on Wednesday, Scouts BSA announced a new campaign for the Cub Scouts, "Scout Me In", that features female Cub Scouts.
"Fact: Girl Scouts works", the organization tweeted. By the way, that laughter you hear is probably coming from the Girl Scouts. "Girls have always come to their brothers' [Boy Scout] meetings with their families, so why not bring them on board into the organization officially, and continue that message of family scouting?"
"It's basically changing with the times, if you look at the YMCA they have a lot of programs at The Y, it's just The Y now, you don't have to be young, you don't have to be male, you don't have to be a Christian to be a part of that program". (This is true, however the requirements are also lower for older women and drill sergeants expect recruits to significantly exceed these minimum expectations.) "Perhaps separate Scouting programs for boys and girls isn't so insane after all".
To some, this is all long overdue, the century-old Scouts catching up with changes in society. "With declining membership, they need the girls or it would be called Bankrupt Scouts".
The Boy Scouts of America are making some changes. That includes 23 new merit badges focusing on outdoors and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
She said relations with the Boy Scouts in her region used to be collaborative and now are "very chilly".
"I think the Boy Scouts are effectively dead", Huckabee said.
The Triple - A report also adds that across the USA , there are numerous states where the price is $3 per gallon or more. High demand, economic growth and expensive oil prices have led to the increase in gas prices, the AP reported .
The statement said that the decision was "deferred" and did not give the next date of the meeting of the collegium. Prasad noted that a Bharatiya Janata Party government was elected with a three-fourths majority previous year .
But experts say the data does not show improvements in New Delhi's air quality, but rather that more Indian cities have toxic air. However, Delhi has improved in terms of pollution with the city's PM 2.5 annual average being 143 micrograms per cubic metre.
North Dakota recognizes this week as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week - a reminder that severe weather is not far away. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of central Kansas, extending into southern Nebraska.
Princess will only fall before her name if she was born into the Royal Family, such as Princess Charlotte or Princess Eugenie. The newborn's full name and surname is listed as His Royal Highness Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge .
James was held to 26 points in the opener in a game he called one of his worst offensive shooting performances of the season. The Celtics overcame that early deficit to win, 108-103, and go up 2-0 on the 76ers in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
On the price front, input price inflation softened in April, while firms raised their selling prices at an accelerated pace. Part of the increase in purchase prices was passed on to clients in the form of higher output charges in April.
The UK alone exports about £360m of high-value steel products into the USA each year, equalling about 15% of all British exports. Of U.S. allies, then, only the European Union is left without a clear path forward for exemptions as of the latest proclamation.
Apple doesn't break down its Other Products category, so it's hard to know how its new smart speaker is doing. The tax bill makes it cheaper for Apple to bring back the more than $250 billion it holds overseas.
A woman is heard howling in horror at what she has just witnessed while another man is heard shouting " get a rifle ". A few years later they relocated to the town in the Limpopo province and founded the Marakele Predator Park .
Adidas backs Kanye West after slavery comments
Kelly, who called Monday's targeting by the Time's Up campaign to #MuteRKelly over sexual misconduct claims, a "public lynching". West designs clothing and shoes for the German sportswear company under the Yeezy line.
Trainer Lukas savoring first Kentucky Derby berth since 2015
Heavy has ranked the top contenders , and the horses are listed in order of least to greatest chance to win the Kentucky Derby. He's a gifted horse who makes the trip from Santa Anita to Churchill Downs to kick off a realistic bid for the Triple Crown.
Tesla says it is on track despite losses
VW has awarded battery-purchasing contracts worth 40 billion euros ($48 billion), double from just a few weeks ago. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website .
'Avengers: Infinity War' - Who is Captain Marvel?
Yup, Marvel Studios " president Kevin Feige confirmed that Captain Marvel is the most "powerful character' they've introduced. If it was just an important film, or just a political-with a small or big "p"-film, that would be one thing".
Sixers Must Make A Commitment To Play Defense
For Boston , their 3-point shooting exceeded all expectations, as they shot an unbeatable 17-of-35 (48.6%) from beyond. Embiid again wore the mask he has needed since missing 10 straight games - including the first two of the playoffs.
Facebook blames 'bug' for unusual hate speech prompt
The question showed up underneath posts and included a prompt so users could flag the item as potential hate speech. Presumably, the feature - once completed - will only appear when triggered by certain words or phrases.
In addition to not chose the Prime Minister of Armenia
Pashinyan, a member of parliament in a small opposition party, received 45 votes, eight fewer than necessary to win. Mr Sargsyan, who had served 10 years as president, stepped down on 23 April just days after being sworn in as PM.