Scouting 101

Join The Fun

New to Scouting? Thinking about Scouting? We developed this section to answer some common questions...

What is scouts about?
Will scouts help my son grow?
Why should I sign my son up?
How is Cub Scouts organized?
What can I expect from scouts?
What is expected of me?

Some Links to Explore

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    Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. Boy Scouting gives kids the confidence to take on any challenege.
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    It's that we only expect the boys to do their best. It's all you can really ask for and it's all you can really expect.
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    There is a battle of significant consequence taking place in the lives of boys in America today. In simple terms, it is the battle between doing what is right or wrong.
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    What is the Mission of Boy Scouts?...to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
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    Like most Cub Scout Packs, we go year-round. You can become a scout at anytime. Just contact our Cubmaster or the Den Leader in your age group - or, just show up at one of our meetings.
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    This page will help you AFTER you sign your son up for Scouts. So glance it over for now and remember it is here for you later...
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    You are invited to contact any of our leaders (Akela) by visiting our "Contact the Leaders" page. On behalf of our Pack - and the leaders - we wish you and your family the very best. We also hope you will become the next scouting family in our Pack.

Calendar


Please note that event updates may take up to 24 hours to reflect changes as Google only scans the calendar once a day. For the most up-to-date info, please log into Scoutbook.

Pack Events

Pinewood Derby

Be fast... or look good trying

The pinewood derby is one of the most popular and successful family activities in Cub Scouting. Pinewood derby cars are small wooden models that Cub Scouts make with help from their families. Then they race the cars in competition. The cars are powered by gravity and run down a track. Every boy can design and build his own "grand prix" car to enter in the race.
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Popcorn Time

The biggest and best fundraiser of the year!

Popcorn! Every year, Scouts hit the streets selling popcorn in front of grocery stores, in their neighborhood and to friends and family. Scouts set popcorn goals to support their chosen activities for the year, to fund community service and leadership projects, to attend summer camp, or to travel to destinations near and far. Packs, Troops, Teams and Crews are an integral part in assisting each youth to fund their scouting experiences.
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Raingutter Regatta

Not your typical soapbox derby race

Our raingutter regatta is unlike many others out there; we don't use kits. We push the scouts to their imagnitive liimit. Using a basic plastic bottle, chop sticks and wall paper samples, the boys create their own boat.
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Why Scouts?

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Cub Scouting Is Fun

Boys join Cub Scouting because they want to have fun. For boys, however, fun means a lot more than just having a good time. "Fun" is a boy's code word for the satisfaction he gets from meeting challenges, having friends, feeling good about himself, and feeling he is important to other people. While the boys are having fun and doing things they like to do, they also learn new things, discover and master new skills, gain self-confidence, and develop strong friendships.
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Cub Scouting Helps Boys Develop Interests and Skills

In Cub Scouting, boys participate in a broad array of activities. Cub Scouts develop ability and dexterity, and they learn to use tools and to follow directions. Recognition and awards encourage them to learn about a variety of subjects, such as conservation, safety, physical fitness, community awareness, academic subjects, sports, and religious activities. These interests might become a hobby or even a career later in life.