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'''Scouting in Nebraska''' has a long history, from the [[1910s]] to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.
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'''Scouting in Nebraska''' has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.
  
==Early history (1910-1950)==
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== Early history (1910-1950) ==
  
 
The first Eagle Scout in Nebraska was Alva R. Fitch of Norfolk, Nebraska.
 
The first Eagle Scout in Nebraska was Alva R. Fitch of Norfolk, Nebraska.
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The [[Nebraska Panhandle Area Council]] was founded in 1929, and in 1935 changed its name to the [[Scottsbluff Area Council]]. That council in 1936 changed its name to [[Wyo-Braska Council]], which it remained until it merged into the [[Longs Peak Council]] in 1975.  
 
The [[Nebraska Panhandle Area Council]] was founded in 1929, and in 1935 changed its name to the [[Scottsbluff Area Council]]. That council in 1936 changed its name to [[Wyo-Braska Council]], which it remained until it merged into the [[Longs Peak Council]] in 1975.  
  
==Recent history (1950-1990)==
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== Recent history (1950-1990) ==
  
 
The 1967 [[List of Order of the Arrow national events|National Order of the Arrow Conference]] was held at the University of Nebraska.
 
The 1967 [[List of Order of the Arrow national events|National Order of the Arrow Conference]] was held at the University of Nebraska.
  
==Boy Scouting in Nebraska==
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== Boy Scouting in Nebraska ==
  
 
There are four [[Boy Scouts of America]] local councils in Nebraska. All of Nebraska lies within Central Region, except for Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball, Cheyenne, Dawes, Box Butte, Morrill, Cheyenne, Sheridan, Garden, Deuel and Grant counties, as part of Western Region.
 
There are four [[Boy Scouts of America]] local councils in Nebraska. All of Nebraska lies within Central Region, except for Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball, Cheyenne, Dawes, Box Butte, Morrill, Cheyenne, Sheridan, Garden, Deuel and Grant counties, as part of Western Region.
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*[[Overland Trails Council]]
 
*[[Overland Trails Council]]
  
==Girl Scouting in Nebraska==
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== Girl Scouting in Nebraska ==
  
 
There are five Girl Scout council offices in Nebraska.  
 
There are five Girl Scout council offices in Nebraska.  

Revision as of 13:28, 7 December 2009

Scouting in Nebraska has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.

Early history (1910-1950)

The first Eagle Scout in Nebraska was Alva R. Fitch of Norfolk, Nebraska.

The Nebraska Panhandle Area Council was founded in 1929, and in 1935 changed its name to the Scottsbluff Area Council. That council in 1936 changed its name to Wyo-Braska Council, which it remained until it merged into the Longs Peak Council in 1975.

Recent history (1950-1990)

The 1967 National Order of the Arrow Conference was held at the University of Nebraska.

Boy Scouting in Nebraska

There are four Boy Scouts of America local councils in Nebraska. All of Nebraska lies within Central Region, except for Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball, Cheyenne, Dawes, Box Butte, Morrill, Cheyenne, Sheridan, Garden, Deuel and Grant counties, as part of Western Region.

Girl Scouting in Nebraska

There are five Girl Scout council offices in Nebraska.