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.
What Is Cub Scouting?
This fact sheet provides a quick overview of the Cub Scout program.
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.
History of Cub Scouting
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.