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Cub Scount & Boy Scouts of America – Northeastern Pennsylvania Council
For almost 100 years, Scouting programs have instilled in youth the values found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.
The Boy Scouts of America provides youth with programs and activities that allow them to
Try new things
Provide service to others
Reinforce ethical standards.
While various activities and youth groups teach basic skills and promote teamwork, Scouting goes beyond that and encourages youth to achieve a deeper appreciation for service to others in their community.
Scouting provides youth with a sense that they are important as individuals. It is communicated to them that those in the Scouting family care about what happens to them, regardless of whether a game is won or lost.
Have Fun, Make Friends, See New Things.
Cub Scouts are boys that are 7-10 years old or are in Grades 1-5. Cub Scouts typically meet once a week and are in dens with boys their own age.
For over 80 years, Cub Scouts have been having the time of their lives making new friends and learning new things in an environment designed to help them succeed. With the help of an adult leader, boys will build their own pinewood derby® car, learn how to roast the perfect marshmallow, visit new places and learn about their community. You son will LOVE being a Cub Scout and you will LOVE seeing his confidence and self esteem build.
How About an Adventure?
Boys between the ages of 11 to 17 can join Boy Scouts without having gone through the Cub Scout program. Boy Scout Troops are broken in to patrols and is a mentoring program where older boys teach skills to the younger boys. Boy Scouts prove themselves in an environment that challenges their courage and tests their nerve. After they've been given the proper guidance from those with experience and know-how, they take their own lead, going places they've never gone, seeing things they've never seen, and diving into the rugged world of outdoor adventure, relying on teamwork and character to accomplish what everyone else thinks is impossible.