About Cub Scouting

Since its beginning, the Cub Scout program has been a fun and educational experience concerned with values. Besides providing a positive place where boys can enjoy safe, wholesome activities, Cub Scouting focuses on building character, improving physical fitness, teaching practical skills, and developing a spirit of community service.

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.

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

The Benefits of Cub Scouting
As a worldwide brotherhood, Scouting is a movement dedicated to bringing out the best in people. All Scouting activities benefit the growth and development of boys.

Character Development
Since its origin, the Scouting program has been an educational experience concerned with values. In 1910, the first activities for Scouts were...