Our film goes further, however, and explores one of the most unique drum corps in existence, The Madison Scouts. From its humble beginnings as a Boy Scouts troop in Madison, Wisconsin in 1938, the Scouts have been at the forefront of the activity for decades and are a perennial fan favorite known for their kinetic style designed to get the crowd on its feet and push the stadium bleachers back a few feet. A two-time Drum Corps International World Champion, the Madison Scouts have also remained closely tied to their roots and are one of only two all-male drum and emphasis corps still in existence. This factor, combined with the Madison Scouts? philosophy, with its emphasis on preparing young men not just for the summer tour, but for the rest of their lives, elevates the corps from a mere elite in the world of competitive musical marching and into something else entirely.

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