2007 Year in Review

Youth Served

Percent Change
2007 vs. 2006
Tiger Cub Scouts 241,851 -2.1%
Cub Scouts 800,729 -2.3%
Webelos Scouts 645,406 1.6%
Total Cub Scout-Age 1,687,986 -0.8%
Boy Scouts 851,572 -1.1%
Varsity Scouts 62,016 -0.2%
Total Boy Scout-Age 913,588 -1.0%
Total Venturers 254,259 4.1%
Total Members 2,855,833 -0.5%
Elementary 766,609 10.0%
Middle School/Junior High 256,662 0.7%
High School 494,547 -6.0%
Exploring 170,924 -0.8%
Special Needs 99,534 -1.1%
Total Learning for Life 1,788,276 2.1%
Total Members/Participants 4,644,109 0.5%

Adult Volunteers

Pack Scouters 480,316 0.0%
Troop Scouters 548,318 1.1%
Crew Scouters 65,645 3.4%
Council Scouters 44,525 1.6%
Total Scout Leaders 1,138,804 0.8%
Learning for Life 60,390 -1.1%
Total Adults 1,199,194 0.7%

Year-End Units/Groups

Packs 50,780 -0.6%
Troops 41,947 -0.8%
Teams 8,387 1.5%
Crews 19,920 0.0%
Total Scout Units 121,034 -0.4%
Total Learning for Life Groups 16,359 0.0%

Service Hours Completed 38,534,435

Eagle Scout Awards 51,742

Top Five Merit Badges Earned

First Aid 82,274
Swimming 74,108
Environmental Science 72,279
Citizenship in the World 58,608
Camping 58,022
Total Merit Badges Earned 1,879,476

Boys' Life Subscriptions 1,100,000*

Scouting Magazine Subscriptions 1,000,000*

*Boys' Life and Scouting magazine figures based on the Audit Bureau of Circulation base rate


Camp Attendance

Day Camp
Cub Scout 284,873
Family Camping
Cub Scout 203,356
Long-Term Resident Camp
Cub Scout/Webelos Scout 96,731
Boy Scout 411,730
Venturing 6,621
High-Adventure Camp
Councils 53,440
Philmont Camping 35,053
Florida Sea Base 11,703
Northern Tier 6,306

 

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