1998 Annual Report

Boy Scouts of America

1998 Annual Report
For 89 years, the Scouting movement has succeeded on the strength of its volunteers. That tradition continues today. Bound together by their commitment to the ideals embodied in the Scout Oath and Law, dedicated parents, professionals, and supporters donate their time and resources to deliver the Scouting program to more than 4.7 million youth across the nation.
1998 Year in Review
To our youth members, Scouting is learning new skills, being a team member, and having fun outdoors - but Scouting is more than fun and games.
To the Speaker of the House of Representatives
The accomplishments of 1998 ensure the values of the Scout Oath and Law will remain as strong as ever for a new generation of young people.
Quality Programs and Services Draw New Scouts
With the help of enthusiastic volunteers and staff members, the Buffalo Trail Council has experienced a 13 percent increase in traditional youth membership.
Leadership: Volunteers With Vision
Under the leadership of an extraordinary board, volunteers in the Denver Area Council are making the promise of Scouting a reality.
Planning for the Future in the Dan Beard Council
Armed with a clear vision of the future and plenty of financial savvy, volunteers are building a tomorrow for the youth of Cincinnati.
An Intelligent Investment
The Old North State Council's endowment fund has grown phenomenally in recent years, giving the council a greater sense of security.
Scouts Get the Spotlight
A strong recruiting program and a committee of media professionals are raising community awareness of Scouting in Rochester, New York.
A Scout Is Brave
Amal Centers has only one regret about the people he helped rescue from the hotel fire; he never learned their names.