Why Join Scouting?

Since 1910, Scouting has helped youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills and citizenship skills that will influence their adult lives.

Boy Scouts of America provides youth with programs and activities that allow them to:

  • Try New Things

  • Provide Service to Others

  • Build Self-Confidence

  • Reinforce Ethical Standards

Cub Scout age children benefit developmentally from belonging to a small group of peers. Your child will be a part of a den, a small group of Cub Scouts in the same grade level and who are of the same gender. Through this sense of belonging, children build self-esteem and learn to get along with others. As a result, when hard decisions have to be made, peer pressure can be resisted and the right choices can be made.

Scouting helps to meet six essential needs to young people growing up in today's society. Mentoring, Lifelong Learning, Faith Traditions, Serving Others, Healthy Living, and Building Character. The values we seek to instill are found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best

To do my duty to God and my Country

and to obey the Scout Law;

To help other people at all times;

To keep myself physically strong.

mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brace, clean, and reverent.