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Scout wars: Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of recruiting girls to increase membership

Today 02:28 GMT

Long plagued by declining membership, the Boy Scouts are considering a campaign to recruit in a previously untapped market: Girls.

A feud between the two largest scouting organizations broke into the open Tuesday when the president of Girl Scouts of the USA called the Boy Scouts’ “covert campaign” to recruit girls “reckless” and “unsettling” in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed News. Long plagued by declining membership, the Boy Scouts are considering a campaign to recruit in a previously untapped market: Girls.


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