Boy Scout "Girls" Troops Gain Popularity in the United States
It is a tradition in some families for boys to join the Boy Scouts of America. And now it's becoming a tradition for girls, too. In February, girls were officially allowed to join all activities in the Boy Scouts, now called Scouts BSA to reflect the change. But the girls and boys are in separate troops. VOA's Deborah Block visited two all-girl troops in the Washington area to see how they are liking scouts so far.