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What can scouting give to you

Why Cub Scouts?

Parents of young children face a lot of choices in extracurricular activities. Kids want to have fun, while parents want them to learn positive values and skills that will last a lifetime. If your child is about to enter first through fifth grade, Cub Scouts may be exactly what you are both looking for.

As a parent, you can be assured that Cub Scouts:

  • involves a variety of family activities
  • encourages good behavior
  • teaches lifelong values
  • strengthens the bonds of family

As a kid, your child can be assured that Cub Scouting is fun!

What are the benefits of Cub Scouts?

There is a reason for everything kids do in Cub Scouts. Apart from the fun and excitement, the aim of Cub Scouts is to help children grow into good citizens who are strong in character and personally fit. Cub Scouting:

  • Develops character and encourages spiritual growth
  • Reinforces habits of good citizenship
  • Encourages good sportsmanship and pride in growing strong in mind and body
  • Improves understanding within the family
  • Strengthens the ability to get along with other children and respect for other people
  • Fosters a sense of personal achievement by developing new interests and skills
  • Teaches children to be helpful and to do one’s best
  • Provides fun and exciting new activities
  • Prepares youth to join a Scouts BSA troop
  • Teaches respect for nature and America’s natural resources


Last updated: August 27, 2018