Cub Scout Pack 424 and Boy Scout Troop 424, both sponsored by the American Legion Post 431 held a crossover ceremony for the WEBELOS 2's crossing over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. The ceremony was conducted at the East School on Saturday, April 15. Carter Johnson son of Jeff and Riki Johnson, Shane Smith son of Dale and Amy Smith and Gage Johnson son of John and Sarah Johnson completed their Cub Scout journey and crossed the bridge to Boy Scouts. All three have earned the Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouting. It is the only Cub Scout award that may be worn on the Boy Scout uniform.

Cub Scouting is a year-round, family-oriented part of the Boy Scouts of America program designed for boys who are in first through fifth grades (or are 7-10 years of age). Parents, leaders, and organizations work together to achieve the 10 purposes of

Cub Scouting:1. Character Development2. Spiritual Growth3. Good Citizenship4. Sportsmanship and Fitness5. Family Understanding6. Respectful Relationships7. Personal Achievement8. Friendly Service9. Fun and Adventure10. Preparation for Boy Scouts

Any eligible youth wishing to join the Cub Scouts should contact Cubmaster Scott Simmerman at 330-401-6823.

The Boy Scouts are open to boys 11 years old that have completed 5th grade to age 18. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Any boys interested in joining the Boy Scouts should contact Scoutmaster Lee Russell at 740-502-4529.