Support for the Boy Scout movement came at The American Legion's first National Convention in 1919. Today, there are more than 2,500 Boy Scout units sponsored by Legion Posts throughout the country.
Supporting Boy Scout activities is natural for Legionnaires, who bring their service-learned skills and experiences as Veterans to bear to help build character and positive traits in "Young America." Few other Post activities generate more goodwill from the community.
10/22/16, Taken at Berkeley Plantation on the James River where troops 501 and 553 recovered 161 tires to be recycled. Six adult leaders and 15 Boy Scouts from the two troops took part in this service project.