Girl Scouts of WNY react to BSA announcement

Wednesday's announcement by the Boy Scouts of America to expand its programming to include girls, came as a surprise to the Girl Scouts. That's according to the Chief Operating Officer of the Girl Scouts of Western New York Alison Wilcox.  She says the Girl Scouts had heard mainly through "word-of-mouth" that the Boy Scouts were considering the move before Wednesday's official announcement. Wilcox says the Girl Scouts are better positioned to serve girls...

Wilcox-Girl Scouts better positioned to serve girls

Wilcox tells WDOE News that the Girl Scouts are not concerned losing any members because of the decision by BSA.

WDOE News reached out to the Alleghany Highlands Council, which oversees local Boy Scout troops. However, they would not comment on the BSA decision.

 

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