The Town of Saugerties Animal Shelter
is reaping the benefits of an Eagle Scout project that has everyone requesting a pet bed. Over the weekend Tyler Knapp brought by the results of his Eagle Scout project to the Town of Saugerties Animals Shelter. He created elevated dog beds which are going to have a lot of Hudson Valley pets getting a better place to sleep.
Why did Tyler Do This?
We reached out to find out more about Tyler and his project but haven't heard back yet but when we do we will update you with the information we receive. Until then we can tell you that it was an Eagle Scout Project
which is explained by the Boy Scouts of America
as a leadership project that should reflect who the Eagle Scout is and should have an impact on the community.
How can you find out more about Scouting?
You can visit the Boys Scouts of America's official website for basic information and to find a troop near you. This is the best way to find a scouting group near you that has activities that might interest anyone you know who is hoping to join scouts. Scouting is now open to both boys and girls in the Hudson Valley.
Who are Hudson Valley area Councils for Scouting?
There are three councils that covers the Hudson Valley:
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