Friday, January 28, 2011
Bear Grylls will be the new Chief Scout of the UK Scout Association. The famous adventurer takes over when current Chief Scout, former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan completes his five year tenure in July 2009.
When asked why he chose to volunteer for the UK’s largest mixed youth movement, Bear said: ‘In short, because I love adventure and I love hanging out with good friends. For me this is what Scouting is about.’
Read it on Bear's site HERE
I don't know what I admire more about The Bear: the fact that he's a total animal in the wilderness, or how he's managed to make it pay for a living - S.L.