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Boy Scouts in Fort Worth ready to welcome girls

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Following the announcement this fall that the Boy Scouts of America will soon welcome girls into the Cub Scout program, Fort Worth’s Cub Scout Pack 450 is ready to for the change. The program, which meets in north Fort Worth, is participating in a pilot program this spring that will offer dens for boys and girls once its leaders finish new trainings.

An adult leader for Pack 450, Cubmaster Joshua Chick says that membership has been declining recently. His hope is that adding girls will help create buzz for the program by appealing to a larger audience.

In a statement to the Star-Telegram, Chick said, “There are very few after-school activities in which the whole family can participate. We want to be a one-stop shop for the entire family.”


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