About Cub Scouting

About Cub Scouting

 

Cub Scouting

In 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

Cub 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 Scouting.

The ten purposes of Cub Scouting are:

Character Development
Spiritual Growth
Good Citizenship
Sportsmanship and Fitness
Family Understanding
Respectful Relationships
Personal Achievement
Friendly Service
Fun and Adventure
Preparation for Boy Scouts

Cub 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 family.

 

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.

 

 

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