'A natural progression': Boy Scout leaders talk about allowing girls

Becky Johnson can see both sides.

As a mother to three Boy Scouts and one Girl Scout, she can understand why Wednesday’s announcement that the Boy Scouts will begin allowing girls next year could be uncomfortable for some.

“As the mom of boys, I do value boy time where boys can be boys,” she said. “I think both boys and girls can benefit from having their own space.”

But as the committee chairwoman for Cub Scout Pack 54 in Lopatcong Township, Johnson has also seen families — including little sisters — involved in scouting events, doing the same hikes and other …read more

Source: LehighValleyLive

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