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In celebration of the organization’s 100th anniversary, the Boy Scouts of America is bringing a truly unique and interactive experience to Atlanta: Adventure Base 100.
Created specifically for the Boy Scouts of America’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, Adventure Base 100 is traveling the country to rally people of all ages to take part in“Celebrating the Adventure, Continuing the Journey.”
Adventure Base 100 is a unique, interactive 10,000-square-foot campus featuring immersive and exciting Scout-related experiences to provide a hands-on view of the BoyScouts of America’s 100 year history and the difference Scouting has made in the lives of millions of youth.
Starting in January at the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif., and ending in November in New York City, Adventure Base 100 will be rolling into more than 40 markets across the country. It will be in Atlanta April 16 from noon to 9 p.m., April 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and April 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Our goal is to engage those interested in the Boy Scouts of America in a new and exciting way,” said Tracy Techau, Scout Executive/CEO of the Atlanta Area Council. “We are thrilled to bring this experience to Atlanta to celebrate our rich 100 year heritage, spark fond memories in former Scouts and alumni, and intrigue those who may be interested in learning more about our organization.”
While in Atlanta Adventure Base 100 will be located at Piedmont Park during the Atlanta Dogwood Festival and will include:
In addition, local Atlanta Councils have provided their own artifacts to be featured in the BSA’s 100th Anniversary National Time Capsule, which includes submissions from local Boy Scouts of America Councils throughout the country.
For nearly a century, the Boy Scouts of America has brought families and communities together to prepare America’s youth to live, work, and play with character and integrity. Adventure Base 100 is one of eight major engagement programs the organization is undertaking as part of its 100th Anniversary Celebration.
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About the Boy Scouts of America
Serving nearly 4.1 million youth between the ages of 7 and 20, with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the BSA is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. The Scouting movement is composed of 1.2 million volunteers, whose dedication of time and resources has enabled the BSA to remain the nation’s leading youth-service organization. For more information on the BSA, please visitwww.scouting.org.
More information about 100 Years of Scouting can be found at www.scouting.org/100years.
I don’t have boy scouts yet, only a girl scout! Thanks for sharing, this is truly an amazing thing!!
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