Why Join Scouting?

Scouting reinforces the skills and values we want our sons to learn while they're having fun.


Scouting is designed to promote good behavior while arming our young men with the skills and knowledge they need to make wise decisions. Scouts, families and communities are helped through education provided by Scouting on:

Leadership Skills

Scouting teaches our young men the skills that help prepare them for a lifetime of ethical leadership.
Boy Scouts is the only youth group that gives Troop Boy Scouts training in leadership skills and then gives they age appropriate responsibilities to learn leadership skills. Cub Scout is the foundation to Troop Boy Scouts. In Cub Scouts boys are given age appropriate education in a fun setting, learning sportsmanship, team work and much more.

Such as: Among Scouting alumni are:


Research conducted by Louis Harris & Associates showed that when a random sample of Scouts was asked what Scouting had taught them, almost nine out of ten responded with the following: In addition, Scouts were found to be more likely to:  
It is very very rare a Scout gets in trouble with the Law. Why?
Scouting give scouts positive role models, Boy always look for
role models. Giving them a positive positive one, is best.

Best of all Scouting is Fun!  The best way to learn and grow.

Scouting's Bottom Line
A BSA Survey

What happens to a Scout? For every 100 boys who join Scouting, records indicate that:

RARELY will one be brought before the juvenile court system
2 will become Eagle Scouts.
17 will become future Scout volunteers.
12 will have their first contact with a church.
1 will enter the clergy.
5 will earn their church award .
18 will develop a hobby that will last through their adult life.
8 will enter a vocation that was learned through the merit badge system.
1 will use his Scouting skills to his own life.
1 will use his Scouting skills to save the life of another person  !!

Scouting's alumni record is equally impressive.

A recent nation-wide survey of high schools revealed the following information:
85% of student council presidents were Scouts
89% of senior class presidents were Scouts
80% of junior class presidents were Scouts
75% of school publication editors were Scouts
71% of football captains were Scouts.

Scouts also account for:

64% of Air Force Academy graduates
68% of West Point graduates
70% of Annapolis graduates
72% of Rhodes Scholars
85% of F.B.I. agents
26 of the first 29 astronauts.

How to Join a Pack

Contact one of the Pack Leaders or representatives. We also provide information about how to join the Pack. The best time to join is at the beginning of the school year in September.
But talk to us we have membership openings thru the year.

For Tiger Cubs (boys entering first grade in the fall), this means participating in activities and outings selected by the Tiger Cub and his adult partner.

Cub Scouts (second through fifth grade) participate in both pack-wide activities as well as numerous den-level activities.

For further information about joining the Pack, please see our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).  or email us Email basargent @

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