Join Scouting

Join Scouting

The Western Massachusetts Council of Boy Scouts has hundreds of scouting units serving every city and town in Western Massachusetts. 

Join more than 6,500 area young people experiencing the ADVENTURE and FUN of Scouts every year!

Parents & family members can have fun too by joining our over ,000 local adult volunteers!

Make Scouts a family affair, and watch your kids GROW in knowledge, responsibility, self esteem, and character, all while having tons of FUN!
  • If your son is 5-10 years old or in Grades K-5, he will join a Cub Scout pack;
  • If your son is 11-17 years old, he may join a Boy Scout troop;
  • If you son or daughter is at least 13 (and completed the eighth grade)-20, he or she may join a Venturing crew or an Exploring post. Exploring clubs are open to boys and girls grades 6-8.

To find out more about Scout programs in your community, visit or contact the council office below.

Complete and submit the following form:

Fields marked by an asterisk * are required.
Your Name: *
City, State, Zip: ,
Phone: *
Best time to call:

Children's first name,
grade, and school :
Familiar with Scouts? Yes
If you are a human, please leave this empty:

Contact us directly at 1-800-649-1735


Or, to find an appropriate Scout unit for your child:

  1. Visit 
  2. Select the appropriate tab for your child
  3. Enter your zip code
  4. Select one of the units from the list ("Show Unit")
  5. Click on the Contact link (usually says "234 - Western Massachusetts Council")
  6. Complete the Inquiry Form. Please leave a note about the best time to call in the "Questions and Comments" part of the form.
  7. Someone from the Council office or local unit will contact you to discuss Scouting and setup an introductory meeting.