About Cub Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America began Cub Scouting as a program for younger boys more than 70 years ago. The purposes of Cub Scouting state that Parents, Leaders, and Organizations work together to achieve the following:

  1. Influence the development of character and encourage spiritual growth
  2. Develop habits and attitudes of good citizenship
  3. Encourage good sportsmanship and pride in growing strong in mind and body
  4. Improve understanding and compassion within the family
  5. Strengthen the ability to get along with and respect others
  6. Foster a sense of personal achievement
  7. Develop new interests and skills
  8. Show how to be helpful and to do one’s best
  9. Provide fun and exciting new things to do
  10. Prepare Cubs to become Boy Scouts
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