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About Cub Scouts

History

Since 1930, the Boy Scouts of America has helped the nation's youth through Cub Scouting. It is a year-round family-oriented program designed for boys who are in the first grade through fifth grade. Parents and Pack Leaders work together to create an exciting, challenging and fun learning environment in which we focus on 10 key areas that include Character Development, Good Citizenship, Sportsmanship & Fitness, Spiritual Growth, Family Understanding, Respectful Relationships, Personal Achievement, Friendly Service, Fun & Adventure and finally Preparation for entry into Boy Scouts.

 

 

Organization and meetings

Cub Scouting members join a Cub Scout Pack and are assigned to a Den. The Pack is made up of all scouts in the local organization. Dens are a group of scouts in the same grade. Den work towards a rank badge during the year and are called by that name. Tigers (first graders) Wolves (second graders) Bears (third graders) Webelos (fourth & fifth graders) Scouts will ordinarily meet several times throughout the month as a Den, usually weekly or bi-weekly. During Den Meetings scouts meet with their own den and work together to complete activities that help them with the achievements required to progress toward the next rank. Once a month, the whole pack meets to have fun and recognize the things the boys have accomplished. Depending on what achievements have been earned, there may be special ceremonies. These meetings are planned and run by the Cubmaster and frequently have a theme.