CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Eagle Scouts from around the state came to the Capitol to give a report to Gov. Mark Gordon to discuss the current state of the Scouts in Wyoming.
The Eagle Scouts present in this report received the rank of Eagle in 2022. Though not all the Eagle Scouts from the state were able to attend due to the weather, they were still recognized for their work.
Eagle Scout Dylan Blacketer from Troop 108 in Cheyenne gave the report on the current state of the Scouts to the Governor. In the report, it was stated that as of Dec. 31, 2022:
- There are four councils that serve Scouting in the State of Wyoming: Adventure West Council, Crossroad of the West Council, Black Hills Council, and Grand Teton Council.
- There are over 1350 Scouts in over 85 units, Packs, Troops, Crews, and Posts, with over 1,000 adult volunteers.
- There were 56 Scouts, including eight girls, that made the rank of Eagle, with other Scouts earing close to 2,000 Merit Badges and giving more then 10,000 hours of service in their communities.