In time he won me over (he had been a scout and loved it) so I got to know the local pack and thought I'd give it a go. It felt inclusive and friendly, though a couple of leaders were a tad "unique" I have to say. Then, happily, BSA announced they would include gay scouts and have actually gone one step further and recently announced their support for transgender kids. Awesome.
The atheist thing is still a bit wishy-washy but our local pack leaves people alone to worship whatever faith they wish to. Like I said, it's a friendly, inclusive group.
I gradually got more involved and when it was time for Danny to join I became his Akela. And now - I'm an Assistant Cubmaster! Who knew that this would be my "fit".
|Assistant Cubmaster. Right up my alley!|