Scouting available to boys, girls

September 14, 2007

The Mason-Dixon Boy Scout Council provides programs for boys and some girls ages 7, or in the first grade, to 21 in Washington County and in Franklin and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania. Members pay a registration fee of $11.

Cub Scouts is for boys in grades one through five, or ages 7 to 10.

Boy Scouts is for boys in the sixth grade to age 18. In both, boys participate in outdoor activities geared to their ages.

Explorers is for boys and girls ages 14 to 21 who want to examine career and hobby interests.

For more information, call 301-739-1211 or send an e-mail to The council Web site is at

Girl Scouts of Shawnee Council provides programs for girls ages 5 to 17 and adults who subscribe to the ideals stated in the Girl Scout promise.

Membership is $10 per year, which covers the cost of activity insurance.


Girl Scouts learn about citizenship, the environment, technology, health and fitness, and the arts.

For information, call the main office in Martinsburg, W.Va., at 304-263-8833 or 1-888-263-8834. Send an e-mail to or go to

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