boy scout uniforms

BY CONNOR NIKOLIC SUN POST INTERN Jose Romero proudly wore a secondhand uniform when he went to a national Boy Scout retreat in West Virginia last week, along with 252 fellow scouts in the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts. “I’ve gone to many summer camps, camping trips and years of Scout meetings since [...]

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The Boy Scouts’ Northern Star Council believes every boy should have the opportunity to join the Scouts, regardless of his family’s financial situation.  “Scouting is for all boys, and we’d like everybody to (be able) to afford the process,” Northern Star Council Marketing Director Kent York said. For some families, purchasing a uniform simply isn’t [...]

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Wearing a uniform is a memorable part of the Boy Scout experience, but many families can’t afford to purchase one. Enter Pilgrim Cleaners and its sixth annual uniform collection campaign, “Scouting for Uniforms,” with media sponsors Sun Newspapers and KARE 11. Pilgrim has collected about 2,000 uniforms since the first year of the campaign. During [...]

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