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School Night to Join Scouting: FAQ Answer

Question:

How is Scouting organized?​

Answer:

Here's how boys progress through the Scouting program:
 
Tiger Cubs: For boys in first grade
- Designed for boys and their parents
- Activities based on searching, discovering, and sharing
- Prepares parent and son for Cub Scouting
- Boys and parents work with other families
Cub Scouts: For boys in second or third grade
- Family centered program
- Boys meet regularly in small groups to work on projects
- Learning is achieved through completing tasks to earn badges
- Boys wear uniforms with their badges, play games and sports, and have fun!
Webelos Scouts: For boys in fourth or fifth grade
- Boys start participating in outdoor learning experiences, such as hiking and camping
- Boys meet regularly with adult leaders
- Learning is achieved through hobbies and a life-skills program called activity badges
Boy Scouts: For boys in sixth grade to age 18
- Emphasizes learning through a weekly meeting that prepares the Scout for his monthly outdoor experience
- Learning is achieved through an advancement program
- Interaction with adult leaders and role models
- Boys learn self-reliance, teamwork, and leadership skills


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