About Cub Scouting
Cub Scouting, boys and their families have fun and adventure in a
program that builds character and instills values. Cub Scouting
embraces the values of citizenship, compassion, cooperation, courage,
faith, health and fitness, honesty, perseverance, positive attitude,
resourcefulness, respect, and responsibility. These values come to boys
in all parts of the Cub Scout program—all while they're having a great
time with their friends and families.
Purposes of Scouting
Scouts is a year-round family program designed for boys who are in the
first grade through fifth grade (or 7, 8, 9, and 10 years of age).
Parents and leaders work together to achieve the purposes of Cub
The ten purposes of Cub Scouting are:
Sportsmanship and Fitness
Fun and Adventure
Preparation for Boy Scouts
Scouts is a Family-based activity. Half of all of the requirements are
designed for your Cub Scout to do at home with some member of his
Cub Scouting Core Values
Citizenship: Contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state, and national communities.
Compassion: Being kind and considerate, and showing concern for the well-being of others.
Cooperation: Being helpful and working together with others toward a common goal
Courage: Being brave and doing what is right regardless of our fears, the difficulties, or the consequences.
Faith: Having inner strength and confidence based on our trust in God.
Health and Fitness: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies clean and fit.
Honesty: Telling the truth and being worthy of trust.
Perseverance: Sticking with something and not giving up, even if it is difficult.
Positive Attitude: Being cheerful and setting our minds to look for and find the best in all situations.
Resourcefulness: Using human and other resources to their fullest.
Respect: Showing regard for the worth of something or someone.
Responsibility: Fulfilling our duty to God, country, other people, and ourselves.