About Cub Scouting

The resources in this section provide an overview of Cub Scouting, the basic facts about the program, its history, values, purposes, and more.

The Values of Cub Scouting
Cub Scout leaders should strive to use Cub Scouting's 12 Core Values throughout all elements of the program—service projects, ceremonies, games, skits, songs, crafts, and all the other activities enjoyed at den and pack meetings.

Purposes and Methods of Cub Scouting
All the activities leaders plan and boys enjoy should relate to one or more of the purposes of Cub Scouting, using the seven specific methods to achieve Scouting's aims.

The Cub Scout Pack
This organization chart shows the structure of a Cub Scout pack. It also includes descriptions for all leadership positions.

The Pack Trainer [PDF]
The pack trainer's main objective is to have 100 percent of the pack leaders trained in their position responsibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Cub Scout program.

History of Cub Scouting
Here is a brief overview of the history of the Cub Scout program, from its origins in 1930 to the present day.