Boy Scouts of America

Chief Seattle Council


Press Room
Oct 2010   |   Sept 2010   | April-July 2010   |   March 2010    |    Jan-Feb 2010Scout_News_April-July_2010.htmlScout_News_Sept_2010.htmlScouts_In_the_News.htmlScout_News_March_2010.htmlshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3
 PRESS RELEASES    |   IN THE NEWS    |    MEDIA RESOURCES    |    ADVANCE NEWS   |    PHOTO CATALOGUE    |    SERVICE PROJECTS Scouts_Immediate_Release.htmlScout_Media_Resources.htmlScout_Advance_News.htmlBoy_Scout_Photo_Catalogue/Boy_Scout_Photo_Catalogue.htmlNominate_Service_Projects.htmlshapeimage_3_link_0shapeimage_3_link_1shapeimage_3_link_2shapeimage_3_link_3shapeimage_3_link_4

PRESS RELEASE - Oct. 5, 2009                                                                             Access Photos Here

Historic Road Tour Visits Seattle Today with “Century of Values” Exhibit

Kicks-off Boy Scouts 100th Birthday Year with Drive to “Serve Others”

SEATTLE, (Monday, Oct. 5, 2009)  -  In anticipation of their 100th birthday, a traveling exhibit documenting the Boy Scouts of America “Century of Values,” will be in Seattle for one day only on Monday, October 5th at Seward Park.  A team of Scouting volunteers from Michigan, in the midst of traversing the country by driving nearly 45,000 miles in a specially decorated RV, will present a commemorative mural to the local Chief Seattle Council at Seward Park at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Audubon Environmental Learning Center.     more...

Nov. 4, 2009  -  LINK to STORY                               

Access Photos  from Event Here

Local and longtime Boy Scouts of America celebrate a century

The Boy Scouts of America organization is celebrating its 100th birthday. Today there are about 40,000 Boy Scouts and leaders in the Seattle area and the number is growing.

By Susan Gilmore - Seattle Times staff reporter

Before reciting an oath to become troop officers during the Court of Honor award ceremony, members of Boy Scout Troop 166 grab hold of their troop flag.  Boy Scouts celebrate 100th birthday.  The Seattle Boy Scouts organization wants to do 100 service projects this year to celebrate their 100th birthday. To submit a request go to


<<<< Listen to NPR feature

Even Napoleon Dynamite is a Boy Scout!

Did you know that the star of Napoleon Dynamite was a Scout? 

He’s also a Boy Scout Leader.  Now that’s Dynamite!

Other notable Scouts you might know:

Eric's Little Scouts

are off to the races


Steven Spielberg

President Obama

President Bush

President Kennedy

and many HERE


William Gates Sr.

Gary Locke

Robert Gates

Howard Lincloln

and many HERE

Issaquah Reporter by Kevin Endejan

Sammamish teen gives back

to the sport he loves

Feb. 8, 2010 - Interview at 9:30 pm (during 9-10 pm block)       LINK to LISTEN

Peninsula Daily News by Jennifer Jackson

Area scouts celebrate centennial of Boy Scouting in America

Kitsap man was

face of scouting

By Tad Sooter,


Fifty years ago, North Kitsap's Thornton Percival's face and lanky body were made famous in prints by Norman Rockwell, who used him as a model for a series of Boy Scouts illustrations.

Washington has benefited from a century of Scouting

By Hans Zeiger
Special to The Times 

As Boy Scouts of America marks its 100th anniversary, guest columnist Hans Zeiger notes that Northwest Scouts have made the region better not only through personal enrichment from the organization but through countless volunteer hours improving trails and parks.