How Scouting is Organized

  • Lion Cubs: For boys in kindergarten (part of a Cub Scout Pack)
    • Designed for boys and their parents
    • Introduces families to Cub Scouting and prepares parent and son for Tiger Cubs
    • Boys and parents work with other families
    • Covers topics such as health, life skills, citizenship, finance, and respect

 

  • Tiger Cubs: For boys in first grade (part of a Cub Scout Pack)
    • Designed for boys and their parents
    • Activities based on searching, discovering, and sharing
    • Prepares parent and son for Cub Scouting
    • Boys and parents work with other families

  • Cub Scouts: For boys in second or third grade (part of a Cub Scout Pack)
    • Family-centered program
    • Boys meet regularly in small groups to work on projects
    • Learning is achieved through completing tasks to earn badges
    • Boys wear uniforms with their badges, play games and sports, and have fun!

  • Webelos Scouts: For boys in fourth or fifth grade (part of a Cub Scout Pack)
    • Boys start participating in outdoor learning experiences, such as hiking and camping
    • Boys meet regularly with adult leaders
    • Learning is achieved through hobbies and a life-skills program called activity badges

  • Boy Scouts: For boys in sixth grade to age 18
    • Emphasizes learning through a weekly meeting that prepares the Scout for his monthly outdoor experience
    • Learning is achieved through an advancement program
    • Interaction with adult leaders and role models
    • Boys learn self-reliance, teamwork, and leadership skills

  • Venturers: For Co-Ed Teens / Young Adults age 14 through 20
    • Grows leadership skills through deeper responibilities for program planning and execution
    • Leadership training involves team building, communications, decision making as core values
    • Program is often based on High-Adventure opportunities
    • Participation in the recognition program, while encouraged, is not considered a prerequisite for participation

  • Exploring: For Co-Ed Teens / Young Adults age 14 through 20
    • Career Oriented focus, designed to introduce participants into a specific profession
    • Based on the 16 Department of Education Career Paths
    • A great connection point between commuinity and youth, and works well with current trade school programs
    • Common Explorer Posts work in the area of Police, Fire, EMS, Culinary, Law, Government, Engineering...