February 8, 2018

National Boy Scouts Day


The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Chicago publisher W. D. Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America on February 8, 1910.

National Kite Flying Day


Kites were invented in China where materials ideal for kite building, such as silk and bamboo, were readily available.