Chakra Announcements

First Hare Krishna Boy Scout Troop

by Parama-rupa das

Posted August 17, 2003

First Hare Krishna Boy Scout Troop in USA has a member make it to the top.

Radheya dasa receives Boy Scouts of America's highest rank "Eagle Scout"

Prabhupada Village Boy Scout Troop 411 the only ISKCON based Scout troop in America has its first Eagle Scout, Radheya dasa. After completing all ranks, merit badges and Eagle project. Radheya has completed all requirements to become an Eagle Scout and join the long thin line of Scouts to become a respected God conscious member of the scouting fraternity and all it stands for.

[Lord Jaganatha over seeing the decision after a grueling Eagle Board of review interview]

[Radheya is congratulated with traditional Scout left-hand handshake]

His Eagle project was to design, plan, raise the money and build sitting benches with shoe ranks beneath for the patrons of the Temple of the Holy name in Sandy Ridge, North Carolina.`

For all those who were Boy Scouts in their youth you will appreciate the hard work and dedication needed to achieve this rank&and all the good clean fun doing it!

Radheya has lead troop 411 to become the top troop in the district beating out all comers in winning the converted District Flagand Klondike derbys.

For more info on troop 411 and Radheya dasa log onto http://www.xenacom.net/troop411/

Parama-rupa dasa
Scoutmaster
Troop 411
Old Hickory Council, Hanging Rock District, NC