I met some of my best friends in scouts. It was a great time. If it weren’t for a foolish Scout Master that made me choose between athletics and scouts, I probably would have continued on to Eagle Scout.
But, that is beside the point – Scouts is a fantastic experience for boys and girls and is one of a few activities that can impact the course of your entire life. Not only do you learn basic survival skills, but you learn how to interact with other people, leadership skills, and how responsibility and fun intertwine.
In the second episode of Bourbon and Blades, we talk about our experiences in Scouts and how we have grown in the lessons we learned – and in some cases, how we totally screwed up and ended up with scars…