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Making friends in Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts offers a wonderful opportunity for your son or daughter to make friends with both boys and girls from the school and neighborhood. The inclusive nature of Cub Scouts allows children to bond over shared experiences, fostering a sense of camaraderie and friendship. Here are just few examples how:

Shared Activities – Whether working on projects, going on hikes, participating in games, or learning new skills, Cub Scouts take part in different shared experiences that create a sense of camaraderie. Boys and girls get the chance to collaborate, support each other, and form friendships based on common interests.

Teamwork and Cooperation – Cub Scouts often work in teams or dens, where boys and girls come together to accomplish tasks and projects. Through these group activities, your child will learn the value of teamwork, cooperation, and the importance of working together towards a common goal. This collaboration builds a sense of unity and can lead to strong and lasting friendships.

Structured Social Environment – Cub Scouting provides a structured social environment that encourages interaction and friendship-building. Regular den meetings, outings, and events offer ample opportunities for boys and girls to get to know one another. They will engage in conversations, share experiences, and create meaningful connections with their friends.

Respect and Inclusion – The Cub Scouts program promotes a culture of respect and inclusion. Boys and girls learn to respect each other, fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and accepted. This inclusive atmosphere encourages children to interact with peers of all genders, helping to break down stereotypes and form genuine connections.

Supportive Community – Cub Scouting is more than just an activity; it’s a community. As your child participates in Cub Scout meetings and events, they will have the chance to connect not only with other boys and girls but also with parents and families who share similar values. This supportive network can extend beyond the Scout meetings and provide a strong foundation for building lasting friendships.

By participating in Cub Scouts, your child will have the opportunity to forge meaningful friendships with boys and girls from diverse backgrounds. They will learn the importance of teamwork, respect, and inclusion, while creating a network of friends that can last well beyond their Cub Scout years.

Ready to join? Great! Click the button below and you’ll be taken to, the Boy Scouts of America’s online registration system. There, you’ll be able to find the Cub Scout Pack(s) closest to you and sign up. You may need to change the zip code selected to find a pack closer to you.


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