SOURCE: Los Angeles Area Council, BSA

Los Angeles Area Council, BSA

May 22, 2010 21:03 ET

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Scouting in America

SOUTH EL MONTE, CA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2010) -  The Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, kicked off a two day Cen-Ten-O-Ree at Whittier Narrows Regional Park Recreation Area in observance of the 100th Anniversary of Scouting in the United States.

Over 3,000 Scouts and adult leaders participated in the excitement and pageantry of the celebration including many fun filled activities; archery, nature center, museum tour, push cart derby, BB gun shooting, Indian Village crafts, carnival activities, emergency preparedness, religious expression and much more. Saturday evening will feature a "Big Show" with professional entertainers and Scout entertainment. On Sunday morning there will be a Scout's Own (non-denominational religious service).

In1910, a tradition began in America that has helped mold the character of our country for a hundred years. In 2010, the Boy Scouts of America enters a new century of meeting the challenges of our youth and fulfilling the promise of the citizens and leaders of tomorrow. Serving nearly 4.7 million young people between 7 and 21 years of age with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

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