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Why Join Scouting?

Your son is at a critical time in his physical, mental, social, and spiritual development. We believe Scouting is the best program available that develops values in young people. An independent study by Louis Harris & Associates verified our beliefs.
Parents said that after one year in Cub Scouts:
  • 80 percent of their sons learned to stay away from drugs, and to help at home. 
  • 90 percent said Scouting encouraged family togetherness through projects, going places, and talking with each other.
  • 95 percent said Scouting provides a safe and friendly environment and created a sense of belonging, and their sons learned to get along with others.
We invite you to visit to locate a Scout unit in your area.
Today's youth may have different needs than you had as a child, but one thing is true: They need time with you. Scouting provides a pre-packaged program that helps you maximize the time you will spend with your son.