"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.
Asked whether there were other options, her spokesman said: "Work has been ongoing on two options, that work has been proceeding". One European Research Group source told the Telegraph: "We have swallowed everything so far - but this is it".
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