Hooters helped at Cub Scouts camp; parents less than thrilled

"I think they should be transparent about who is sponsoring their camps," concerned parent Marsha Corn told KMGH

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KMGH reported that the camp held by the Boy Scouts of America Denver Area Council partnered up with Hooters, bringing in restaurant employees to volunteer for several days at the camp. 

That didn't sit very well with some parents who found their kids' photos posted on the local Hooters' Facebook page

The Boy Scouts' page seemed to paint a different picture of what camp looked like. 

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The Boy Scouts offered something of an apology. The organization released a statement saying: "The group of trained volunteers mistakenly wore the wrong attire and it was addressed by our Council leadership. ... We extend our apologies for this mistake." 

But Corn said: "We love the Scouts. We think they made a very poor choice. What I would like, and what I think would ... go a long way, is accountability."

The Boy Scouts didn't specifically offer an apology for the partnership.

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