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Cub Scouts

Prepared for life

Boys and girls join Cub Scouting because they want to have fun! This is a year-round program involving parents, guardians, and families. There are no paid leaders; everyone volunteers in some way. Cub Scout Packs may be boy-only, girl-only, or a combination.

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For boys and girls in Kindergarten through Grade 5 and their families.

  • Cub Scouts participate in programs that build character, encourage mental and physical fitness, and teach the importance of cooperation, citizenship, and responsibility.
  • Adult volunteer leaders within each local Cub Scouts Pack plan the yearly calendar.
  • Cub Scouts and their families participate in activities outlined in grade level handbooks that help the Scout earn a different “rank” each year.

Get a taste of all the fun in Cub Scouts on Facebook Live, during Boy Scouts of America’s FamilyFunFest on Saturday, September 12!

Click here to go to the page where you can sign up for FREE to take part.


I’m familiar with Cub Scouts; I just need to know where there’s a Cub Scout Pack near me. Where can I find that information?

Visit BeAScout.org (this is a separate Boy Scouts of America website) and type in your address. You’ll get a map showing you Cub Scout Packs near you, with contact information for the local leaders. You can follow up with them directly on joining their pack.


I don’t know much about Cub Scouts. Can you help me understand the basics and sign up?

This 3 minute video is a good place to start; it has answers to five commonly asked questions by new Cub Scout families:

So, to review, Cub Scout programs and activities include:
  • Monthly pack gatherings/activities
  • Additional smaller group gatherings to earn awards/learn new things
  • Camping (accompanied by a parent)
  • The Pinewood Derby
  • Service projects

Cost to join: if you join September 1, you pay $47 (pro-rated $22 membership fee for the final four months of 2020 + $25 one-time new member fee).

Ready to join? Great!