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St. Brigid is home to Cub Scout Pack 117 (grades 1-5) and Boy Scout Troop 117 (grades 6-high school). Any boy, regardless of school affiliation, is invited to join. There are currently about 65 Cub Scouts and 110 Boy Scouts. Scouts is a structured program that is dedicated to fun with a purpose. The Cub Scout fun includes camping, hiking, swimming, field trips, bb gun shooting, archery, car racing and much, much more. The purpose is to teach boys respect for God, their community and their family while gaining the self-confidence and self-esteem that they will need to succeed in life. The Boy Scout program continues to build on the fundamentals that the boys have learned — knot tying, fire building, year-round camping, skiing, canoeing, service projects and high-adventure opportunities are all a part of this experience. To get involved, contact Kit Miller at kitmiller156@columbus.rr.com.

St. Brigid is also home to the Girl Scouts, with about 100 girls (k-grade 8) who participate. Girl Scouting is a wonderful opportunity for girls to participate in programs related to the arts, science and technology, outdoor activities, and community service. Through the experience offered by getting involved in scouting, these girls will learn a variety of skills they can use in life beyond school. However, it is not only the above skills that they will take with them. They will also gain team-building and leadership experience needed to help them on their journey in becoming successful young women. To get involved, contact Kristina Hooper at 504-7108 or krishoops@gmail.com.