Girl Cub Scouts Show They’re Up for Adventures

Photos by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK Chance Szebelledy, Aditi Iyer, Jessica Seo, Bella Castano and Maggie Cripps are the first girl Cub Scouts in Pack 515.
Photos by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK
Chance Szebelledy, Aditi Iyer, Jessica Seo, Bella Castano and Maggie Cripps are the first girl Cub Scouts in Pack 515.

Maggie Cripps, in her first year as an official Cub Scout, did a bit of trailblazing recently when she was awarded a couple of belt loops — steps toward earning a Wolf patch — by her Scout pack based in La Cañada Flintridge.
To celebrate her completion of the Call of the Wild and Running With the Pack adventures, Maggie, 7, was called upon during the pack meeting at Palm Crest Elementary School. Continue reading “Girl Cub Scouts Show They’re Up for Adventures”

Cub Scout Girls Ready to Run With the Pack

Photo courtesy Nancy Ko
Photo courtesy Nancy Ko

They didn’t have a den number, but that didn’t stop the newest members of Pasadena Cub Scout Pack 4 from recording a first at the recent Golden Nugget weekend campout at Camp Cherry Valley on Catalina Island last month.
Theirs was the first girls’ den to attend the campout, sending seven of its 16 Valentine Elementary School girls to the three-day event. Just weeks earlier, they had joined the formerly boys-only pack, which is now coed after Boy Scouts of America decided last year to admit girls. Continue reading “Cub Scout Girls Ready to Run With the Pack”