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Youth Protection Training

October 12, 2015 By: Kevin Category: Announcement, BSA News

It’s that time of year again. All volunteers with the troop need to complete the BSA Youth Protection Training and provide a certificate indicating that they have attended and passed this training so that our charter can be renewed.

Clear instructions on how to create an account and take the training online.


Check out the Parsons Dining Hall Construction Progress!

January 13, 2015 By: Kevin Category: BSA News


Progress continues on the new dining hall at Camp Parsons with crews working through the cold and wet weather. The heavy timber trusses are now in place and the roof panels are going up. It won’t be long until the building is fully enclosed, allowing interior work to commence. Check the web camera for up to the second progress on this project by clicking here.

Aurora District Merit Badge Fair – Final Info

October 17, 2013 By: Kevin Category: BSA News, Events, Merit Badge

Check out the flyer

Saturday, October 26th, 2013: Registration starts at 8:30am
Classes run from 9am-1pm (Please be there by 12:45 to pick up Scouts)
Location: LDS Shoreline Stake; 102 N 132nd Street; Seattle, WA 98133
RSVP if you plan to attend at: [email protected]

Badges offered: Inventing, Family Life, citizenship in the World, Robotics, Scouting Heritage, Reading, Scholarship, Woodcarving, Inset Study, First Aid, Engineering, Traffic Safety, Bugling, Athletics,

Adult training offered: Merit Badge Counselor Training, BSA rules & Procedures, Youth Protection Training


David Thomas 1918-2012

September 10, 2012 By: Kevin Category: BSA News

David joined Boy Scout Troop 151 in 1931and earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1937. As a lifelong scout, he served in various positions including Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, District Leadership Training Chairman, District Chairman, Chief Seattle Council Training Chairman and Council Commissioner. He was a long time member of the Chief Seattle Council Executive board. In 1962 he received the Silver Beaver Award.

A memorial Service will be held on Thursday Sept. 13 at 10:00 am, at University Congregation Church.

WSJ Article on Eagle Scouts

August 01, 2012 By: Kevin Category: BSA News, Eagle Scout, Service Project

“The Eagles’ service project is the single greatest youth-service initiative in history, and one that has touched every community in America in an important way”, states an article by Michael Malone in the Wall Street Journal.  This is a great read to see just how much Scouting has touched this country.



Daniel & Bernice Condit Scholarship

April 07, 2010 By: troop151 Category: BSA News, Eagle Scout, Scholarship

Chief Seattle Council announces the Daniel and Bernice Condit Scholarship, along with the Eagle Scout and Bruce Kennedy Scholarships.  Available to all Eagle Scouts in their junior or senior year in high school**.

Through the generosity of Scouting supporters, four scholarships will be presented to High School juniors or seniors at the 2010 Eagle Banquet & Centennial Celebration on May 12, 2010 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
(to register for this event click here)

Take this opportunity to apply for
(2) – $3,000 Chief Seattle Council Eagle Scout Scholarships
(1) – $3,000 Bruce Kennedy Scholarship
(1) – $5,000 Daniel and Bernice Condit Scholarship (NEW THIS YEAR! For Eagle Scouts who will be focusing on math, science or engineering while at college!)

Click here to download the application for all 4 scholarships.

Application Process
All applications must be printed or typed. If you are completing the PDF form electronically, please print a copy and submit it with all attachments.

  • Applications postmarked before midnight April 19, 2010 will be considered
  • Provide one signed recommendation letter from a volunteer or professional Scout leader
  • Provide high school transcript (photocopy is acceptable)
  • SAT score-math* and SAT critical/reading* is required on the application

*To meet the test-score requirement, you may use the highest scores from each test date shown on your high school transcript.
** Scholarships are only for Chief Seattle Council Eagle Scouts. New this year, scholarships may be used at trade schools in addition to accredited 4-year universities. For Eagle Scouts in 7th through 10th grades, please wait until your junior or senior year to apply for the scholarships.

For more information, contact Keka Majumdar at [email protected] or 206-902-2329.

NFL and MLB players support eKnowledge donation of free SAT/ACT software to Boy Scouts of America families

February 04, 2010 By: troop151 Category: BSA News, General

In alliance with the Boy Scouts of America, eKnowledge is offering SAT and ACT test prep programs valued at $200, free to Boy Scout families. The eKnowledge Sponsorship Alliance is made up of educationally focused foundations, as well as a group of professional athletes from the National Football League and Major League Baseball that includes Warrick Dunn and Chipper Jones. The eKnowledge Sponsorship Alliance has provided more than 120,000 SAT/ACT prep programs to families all over the United States.

Families interested in obtaining the FREE $200 v6x SAT/ACT PowerPrep™ Programs may order online at or by calling 951-256-4076.