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Why Join Scouting?


Why Join Scouting?

Scouting reinforces the skills and values we want our sons to learn while at the same time, they're having fun.


Scouting is designed to promote socially acceptable behavior while arming our young men with the skills and knowledge they need to make wise decisions. Scouts, families and communities are helped through education provided by Scouting on:


Leadership Skills

Scouting teaches our young men the skills that help prepare them for a lifetime of ethical leadership. Scouting alumni make up:


For Every 100 Scouts ...

What happens to a Scout? For every 100 boys who join Scouting, records indicate that:

Scouting's alumni record is equally impressive. A recent nation-wide survey of high schools revealed the following information:

Scouts also account for:



Research conducted by Louis Harris & Associates showed that when a random sample of Scouts were asked what Scouting had taught them, almost nine out of ten responded with the following:

In addition, Scouts were found to be more likely to:


Scouting is Fun!

For Tiger Cubs (boys entering first grade in the fall), this means participating in activities and outings.


Cub Scouts (second through fifth grade) participate in both pack-wide activities as well as numerous den-level activities. Typical pack activities during the year include

Why should you join scouting?  What Is Scouting?
Do you have scouting questions? Who can join Tiger Cubs?
What are tiger cubs? What are our Tigers doing?
What are the requirements for the wolf badge? What are our wolves doing?
What are the requirements for the bear badge? What are our bears doing?
What are the requirements for the Webelos badge? What are our Webelos doing?
Resource Center  Cub Pack Links
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