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Report to the Nation Recap: Days 1 and 2

 D.C. is covered in snow but that’s not stopping the Report to the Nation delegates from representing the Scouting movement and touring the nation’s capital as they prepare to deliver the great works of the Boy Scouts of America to the government’s top officials.

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Venturing VP Jillian Infusino snapped this photo of, as she puts it, “the lovely blanket of snow Washington, D.C. currently has.”

 

Report to the Nation Delegation Arrives in D.C.

On Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, the delegation, minus Eagle Scout Alex Call whose flight was delayed due to weather, assembled in the nation’s capital

Our Report to the Nation field reporter, Venturing Vice President Jillian Infusino explained, “Today we got to know each other and had lots of group bonding. We went to Goddard Space Center and had a wonderful tour of the facility.”

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Report to the Nation has been a BSA staple since 1916, but Scout selfies are a new tradition.

Day 2 of Report to the Nation

The exciting tour de D.C. continued on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, as the delegates checked a few other must-sees off their lists.

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Delegates attend church service at the United States Naval Academy.

 

Jillian gave us the following recap of the day:

“Today we toured the snow covered United States Naval Academy, which was beautiful. We also attended church on campus, which was a delight.

“We then headed to the Natural History Museum and got two behind the scenes tours: on the birds floor and on the mammals floor.

“We ended the day with a tasty dinner and visiting some of the historic monuments.”

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Cub Scout Mason Hakes outside of Bancroft Hall at the United States Naval Academy.

These Scouts are making memories to last a lifetime and becoming a part of Scouting history as they hand-deliver the BSA’s Report to the Nation. To see more awesome pictures from the trip, head to the BSA Flickr page. To meet the Scouts in the delegation, head to Bryan on Scouting. And for more daily recaps of the trip, keep stopping by Scouting Newsroom – we’re sharing Jillian’s firsthand accounts all week long.

Gina

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