All About Richland

Boy Scouts Wrap Up Centennial Year By Counting Their Successes

20 Dec , 2019  

2019 is rapidly coming to a close and, with it, the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts in Richland County. In 1919, the first Boy Scout council in our area was chartered; interestingly, original foundations such as the 12 points of the Scout Law, the Scout Oath and the Scout motto remain the same.

This year, though, has been one of change for Scouting in Richland County. In spring, girls were first welcomed into the Scouts BSA program, a year-round program for fifth to twelfth graders. Back in the fall of 2018, girls were welcomed into the Cub Scout program for the first time. More…

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Eagle Scout Candidate Works On Tyger Nature Trail

12 Sep , 2017  

A former Malabar Intermediate School student, now an Eagle Scout candidate, worked this summer to improve the Tyger Nature Trail in the woods on the school’s north side.

Blake Johnson, son of Malabar teacher Susan Johnson, built and installed five bird feeders and three bird houses alongside the trail. He repaired benches in the outdoor classroom area and rebuilt the white board (for lesson displays). Johnson also cleaned the entire trail, which was created by Eagle Scout Andrew Weilbacker of Boy Scout Troop 121 in 2011. More…

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