By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

POSTED: 10:47 AM PST Feb 06, 2013    UPDATED: 10:16 AM PDT May 21, 2015 

The president of the Boy Scouts of America called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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The BSA is made up of various programs: Tiger Scouts (first graders, or 7-year-olds); Cub Scouts (second through fifth graders, or 8, 9, and 10-year-olds); Webelos Scouts (fourth-and fifth-graders, or 10-year-olds); Boy Scouts (11 through 17-year-olds); Varsity Scouts (14 through 17 year-olds); and Venture Scouts, which is a is a year-round program for young men and women who are 14 (or 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade) through 21.


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