Bill started scouts as a Tiger Cub in Pack 17 of Williamsport, MD. He earned his Arrow of Light and joined Boy Scouts in Troop 17. Bill attended a National Jamboree in 1989 and went to Philmont in 1991 with Troop 58 of Downsville, MD. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1995 and is a Brotherhood OA member. Bill also worked as a ranger at Philmont in the summer of 1997 and he has volunteered as a scout leader since 2016 with Pack and Troop 327.