A sex abuse scandal in the Boy Scouts of America has sent that institution into an uncertain future.

Boy Scouts USA has filed for bankruptcy, and thousands and thousands of claims have been submitted to a bankruptcy court in Delaware.

Officials say it too soon to determine how the bankruptcy will impact individual scouting organizations across the country.

This week, Narragansett Council Scouting Executive Tim McCandless visited Townsquare Sunday to discuss what steps have been taken to protect scouts, what scouting can do to move forward, and how the scandal has impacted Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops in our area.

The Narragansett Council oversees scouting in Southeastern Massachusetts, all of Rhode Island, and part of Connecticut. Tim McCandless' interview can be heard here:

Townsquare Sunday is a public affairs program heard every Sunday at 6 a.m. on 1420 WBSM. The program features individuals and organizations working to improve the quality of life in Greater New Bedford.

If you would look to highlight your organization on Townsquare Sunday, please e-mail the host at jim.phillips@townsquaremedia.com.

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