Support for the Boy Scout movement came at The American Legion's first National Convention in 1919. Today, there are more than 2,500 Boy Scout units sponsored by Legion Posts throughout the country.
W.B. Williamson Post 1 is now the charter organization for Boy Scouts Troop 5. Troop 5 meets at First United Methodist Church in Lake Charles.
American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
Every year an Eagle Scout is recognized by the American Legion as the Eagle Scout of the Year. This is accompanied with a scholarship of $10,000. The national organization also awards three runners-up with $2,500 scholarships. For more information, go to the national website where you can download the nomination packet.
W.B. Williamson Post 1 will recognize a candidate and submit that nominee to 7th District on February 1st, 2023. Nomination packets are due to Post 1 no later than January 17, 2023.
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