CUB SCOUT PACK 373
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
physical and mental health
setting and achieving goals
helping others in need.
career preparation and education
fighting child abuse and substance abuse
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:
Almost 90% of all Senior Class and Student Council Presidents
More than two-thirds of all Rhodes Scholars
More than two-thirds of military academy graduates
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:
get along with others (88%)
always give your best effort (87%)
have confidence in yourself (87%)
set goals for yourself (87%)
care for other people (86%)
treat other people with respect (86%)
take better care of the environment (86%)
assume leadership roles in clubs, school organizations and jobs.
put the needs of others before themselves. (sign of a good leader)
make the most ethical, not necessarily easiest, decisions
value education and the environment
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
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
Pack 373 Cub Scout Tiger Bobcat
Wolf Bear Webelos Boy
Pack 373 Picture Gallery Activity