Scouting 101

New to Scouting?  Thinking about Scouting?  

We developed this section to answer some common questions...

What is scouts about and why should I sign up?

The cub scouting program is designed to teach respect of others and self, the value of service, and the importance of community. The guidebooks we use make these lessons fun and interesting. And the bonus lessons are all the crafts, games and great camp songs!

What is Family Scouting?

In order to bring the benefits of Scouting to more youth while remaining true to its mission, cub scouts has opened its membership to all boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade. 
Learn more about Family Scouting here.

How much time does it take?

Typically there are 3 weekday events a month, this includes 2 den meetings (these are the small age level groups) and 1 Friday pack meeting. We also have optional outings as simple as a local hike and other options such as Wagons West or Haunted Woods.

When are the meetings?

The den meetings are based on the general availability of each grade level, we try to schedule meetings that do not interfere with other popular activities. The Pack meetings are generally the last Friday of the month. Pack meetings are for all grade levels, include a theme, and are the time when Awards are handed out.
Who are the leaders?

The leaders are parent volunteers and we are always looking for more! Each registered leader completes a basic scout training course which highlights the importance scout safety. (No scout is ever with one leader alone.) There is an opportunity for every parent to help in some capacity.

Where can I learn more?

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