Youth programs established or influenced by Seton include Boy Scouts of America, Boy Scouts (UK), Camp Fire Organization, Girl Scouts of the USA, Woodland Folk, and others.
By Mark Beese To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wood Badge at Gilwell, about 80 Scouts and Scouters met with the granddaughters of founder Robert Baden-Powell and BSA founder Ernest Thompson Seton. Gill Clay told stories of BP, the early days of Scouting and demonstrated how Scouting’s left-hand shake originated. Julie Seton talked about her … Read more
On 31 March at the NER JCOS annual meeting, Julie Seton gave the keynote address about ET Seton’s influence on the BSA. A meeting report was published in the Smithtown Matters online news at: http://www.smithtownmatters.com/community-matters/2019/5/1/ne-region-jewish-committee-on-scouting-training-day.html. Thanks to Phyllis Stein “The Camera Lady” for keeping track of the presentations.
On Friday, 19 June, 2017 a small group of people gathered at Pomerance Park in Cos Cob, CT to dedicate a plaque recognizing Seton’s contributions to youth and conservation. Mr. Jim Adams led the efforts to get the plaque approved and served as the Master of Ceremonies. The Honorable Peter Tesei, First Selectman for the … Read more