If you have a boy in first through fifth grade (age 6-10), then Cub Scouting is for you and your family! Family involvement is essential to Cub Scouting’s success.
Some of the best things about Cub Scouting are the activities you'll explore together:
- Visit a fire station
- Take a day hike
- Race model cars
- Collect bugs
- Roast marshmallows
Cub Scouts Belong to a Pack and a Den
Every Cub Scout is a member of a Cub Scout pack. A pack is a large group of boys.
The pack is divided into smaller groups called dens. Each den has about 6 to 8 boys. All Cub Scouts in a den are in the same grade. Think of dens as grades and the pack as the entire elementary school.
In Cub Scouting you’ll have lots of fun, adventure, and activities with your den and pack.
Most dens meet anywhere from 2-3 times per month with activities in between. Dens are coordinated by a den leader - a parent volunteer just like yourself. Packs are led by a Cubmaster and a Committee Chair, also parent volunteers.
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Ranks of Cub Scouting
There are 4 different ranks of Cub Scouting:
- Tiger - First grade boys join a Tiger den, where each boy works with an adult partner on the requirements to earn his Tiger badge.
- Wolf - Second grade boys graduate into a Wolf den.
- Bear - Boys in the third grade are members of a Bear den.
- Webelos - Boys in the fourth and fifth grades become Webelos Scouts.
Arrow of Light Award – Webelos who have earned advanced electives may earn this award.
Some things that the boys and families will learn along the way…
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
And to obey the Scout law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Law
A Scout is
- and reverent.