The current president of the Guild of Metalsmiths, Rich Herman has made
local (eastern Minnesota) Boy Scouts quite aware of blacksmithing.
Last year (or the year before) he was one of a group that set up a
blacksmithing station at the national Boy Scout gathering somewhere out
east. He said that the lines of boys waiting to get a chance at
blacksmithing were longer than the lines for anything else.
I think every ABANA affiliate would do well to reach out the area Boy
14 years ago