Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout? Series to Debut on National Geographic Channel This Fall

  

More details are on the way, but here’s the latest: the Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?External Link series that has been in the works is scheduled to debut on the National Geographic Channel this coming fall.

The series from Original Productions (Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers) will feature teams of adults from different backgrounds facing off against teams of Scouts in challenges based on the Boy Scout Handbook.

“This is a wonderful, unique opportunity to demonstrate the value, fun, and challenge of Scouting to audiences who might be wondering what Scouting in 2012 is all about,” said BSA Chief Scout Executive Bob Mazzuca. “We know Scouts are ‘Prepared. For Life.TM,’ so they’re up to facing the challenges life throws their way. Watching them face and overcome challenges on national television will be a new way for people to get a glimpse of what it means to be a Scout. It’s a good opportunity to continue building thebrand of Scouting and show the world how cool Scouting can be.”

Production of the six-episode series is set to begin this spring, with the series premiering later this year on the National Geographic Channel.