WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2014/2015

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Girl Scouts, and we have a fun ceremony where girls cross a wooden bridge to progress to the next level," she says. Next June, the Wellesley Girl Scouts are going to Costa Rica for a nine-day service trip. "The girls have been saving money for years via fundraising," Harter says. This is a well-traveled troop — the girls have already been to India and Switzerland, meeting other scouts around the world to hike glaciers. Hornung agrees that the Boy Scouts of America have programs that help today's young men excel in sometimes rough waters. "Scouting is what you make of it," he points out. "You can be halfheartedly involved but you get a halfhearted experience. The more effort you put in, the more rewards you get, including leadership development." But for Harter, it all boils down to a simple essence. "There are just really good kids in scouting." 130 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 4 / 2 0 1 5 Resources: WESTON CUB SCOUTS PACK 157 www.cub157.org WESTON BOY SCOUTS TROOP 157 www.troop157.org WELLESLEY CUB SCOUTS PACK 135 www.pack135bsa.org WELLESLEY CUB SCOUTS PACK 140 www.wellesleypack140.org WELLESLEY BOY SCOUTS TROOP 182 www.troop182.org WELLESLEY BOY SCOUTS TROOP 185 www.troop185wellesley.org BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Knox Trail Council www.ktc-bsa.org WESTON GIRL SCOUTS TROOP 73083 Contact: bldillaway@gmail.com WELLESLEY GIRL SCOUTS TROOP 73200 www.sites.google.com/site/girlscoutswellesleyma GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS www.girlscoutseasternmass.org WESTON SCOUT HOUSE www.westonscouthouse.org A Scouting Tale Girl Scouts of all ages gather at Wellesley's annual Girl Scout Encampment C O U R T E S Y B E L I N D A H A R T E R

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