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.  

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 Values of Cub Scouting

Cub Scout leaders 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.  

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.  

Frequently Asked Questions

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