Boy Scouts of America announce they are changing their name – spark massive debate on social media

On Tuesday, Boy Scouts of America  a significant change coming to their organization.

For the first time in its 114-year history, the youth organization will change its name to better reflect it efforts to support all youth in the U.S. to “experience the benefits of Scouting.”

As of February 2025, the organization will be called Scouting America.

“Though our name will be new, our mission remains unchanged: We are committed to teaching young people to be Prepared. For Life,” Roger A. Krone, president and chief executive officer of the Boy Scouts of America, said in a statement. “This will be a simple but very important evolution as we seek to ensure that everyone feels welcome in Scouting.”

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