april winner

David Fox

Boy Scouts Troop Leader 788

Remember someone that inspired you as a child? Meet Mr. David Fox, Oak Lawn resident and Boy Scout Troop Leader 788 volunteer. Mr. Fox joined the scouting family in 1958 when he first became a Cub Scout. He became an Eagle Scout in 1964 and became a Scout leader in 2001. So he has volunteered as a scout leader for more than 15 years for both Boy and Cub Scouts.

Mr. Fox is passionate about the outdoors. Many Scouts that he leads have spent little time in the great outdoors. He hopes to pass down Scouting traditions so the next generation of leaders, fathers and big brothers will teach children about the benefits of getting outside and enjoying nature.

Mr. Fox also teaches cycling and photography to Boy Scouts ages 7-11. The Scouts love the 60 mile bike ride he challenges them every year and by teaching Scouts photography, he hopes to inspire them to tell stories through their lens.

We asked what volunteering with the Scouts meant to Mr. Fox. Here’s what he said:

“Volunteering in Scouting is important to me because it keeps me in touch with the values and enjoyable parts of Scouting, which include: a connection with the outdoors and nature, fun activities like hiking, camping and bicycling, introducing boys and young men to the principles of the Scout Oath and Law,” said Mr. Fox. “The scouting family community is dedicated to providing opportunities to the scouts and the values of Reverence, Duty and respect for Nature are all an attractive and core part of Scouting.”

Thank you for your countless hours of dedication to our cowmunity, Mr. Fox!

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