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National Boy Scout Day – February 8th

When is National Boy Scout Day?

National Boy Scout Day is celebrated every year on the 8th day of February.

The Boy Scouts of America was created to have boys everywhere join together to do good deeds, learn survival skills and develop moral foundations.

Type of Holiday?

Fun holiday. Celebrated on February 8th every year.

How is National Boy Scout Day celebrated?

The Boy Scouts celebrate the day the group was formed by serving a cake at their weekly meeting or during a campout. It is also celebrated with a church service, followed by a pancake breakfast on the Sunday closest to February 8th.

National Boy Scout Day Facts:

  • Many Presidents of the U.S. have been boy scouts
  • 181 Astronauts have been boy scouts
  • The 100 millionth member of the club joined in 2000
  • As of 2017 there were more than 2.7 million boys who joined the group
  • Headquarters located in Irving, Texas
  • Age to join the club is 7
  • Boy Scouts will become co-ed in the fall of 2018

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on February 8th:

  • Bethany Hamilton – Surfer
  • James Dean – Actor/Deceased
  • Julio Jones – Football Player
  • Seth Green – Actor
  • Gary Coleman – Actor/Deceased
  • Cecily Strong – Actor/Comedian
  • Joe Maddon – Baseball Manager
  • Vince Neil – Singer
  • Lana Turner – Actress/Deceased

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February is filled with a variety of holidays including Elmo’s Birthday, Stuffed Mushroom Day,  National Wear Red Day and let us not forget World Nutella Day. We have you covered whether you are looking for a holiday in a specific month or industry – Special Days of the Month is your go-to place.

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