Different Perspectives On Cultures And Subcultures Throughout Modern Societies

1863 Words Dec 8th, 2016 8 Pages
There’s no question that individuals have dramatically different perspectives on the cultures and subcultures throughout modern societies. Throughout the last seven years, I’ve had the great privilege of being a member of Troop 1 in the Boy Scouts of America. After successfully completing the requirements for Cub Scouts, (a division of the Boy Scouts of America), I was able to cross over the rustic, wooden bridge at the Cub Scout Crossover ceremony with hesitancy about my future scouting career. On the advancement trail, a Cub Scout progresses from rank to rank, learning new skills along the way. Each of the ranks and awarding in Cub Scouting has its own requirements. As the individual advances through the ranks, the requirements get more challenging, to match the new skills and abilities as the Scout grows older and more responsible. Soon after graduating from Cub Scout Den 6, the First Congregational Church located in the heart of eastern Maine would serve as the meeting place for all Boy Scout meetings and troop-related activities. The upstairs room of the First Congregational Church of Brewer has served as the dedicated meeting place of Troop 1 for 107 years. The significance of this meeting place dates back to October 25, 1919, when the Boy Scouts (then known as the Congregational Scouts), registered with the Boy Scouts of England and received their Scout badges from England. The troop has remained active at this location ever since, with the exception of a time lapse…
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