Tufts CAMP study finds Boy Scouts helps build character according to John Templeton virtue scale

Many students may have heard of the pinewood derby, or of the rigors of achieving the Eagle Scout rank. Perhaps they even know some Boy Scouts or have been directly involved in the organization themselves. According to a recent report published by the Tufts Character and Merit Project (CAMP) Study, researchers have found that involvement […]


Boy Scouts of America’s third oldest troop, Troop 3, still active in Somerville

On Thursday nights at Connexion Church in East Somerville, 15 boys, supervised by two leaders, discuss how to earn their next merit badges and prepare for an upcoming camping trip. These boys, all between the ages of 11 and 18, are the members of Boy Scout Troop 3, the third oldest troop in the United States. […]


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