Since 1930, the Boy Scouts of America have helped younger boys through
Cub Scouting. Parents, leaders, and organizations work together to
achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.
The ten purposes of Cub Scouting are:
- Character Development
- Spiritual Growth
- Good Citizenship
- Sportsmanship and Fitness
- Family Understanding
- Respectful Relationships
- Personal Achievement
- Friendly Service
- Fun and Adventure
- Preparation for Boy Scouts
Here are the rules we live by:
I, (name), promise to do my best To do my duty to God and
my country, To help other people, and To obey the Law of the Pack.
Do Your Best.
Search, Discover, Share.
The Cub Scout follows Akela. The Cub Scout helps the pack go. The
pack helps the Cub Scout grow. The Cub Scout gives goodwill.
The Cub Scout colors are blue and gold. They have special meaning,
which will help boys see beyond the fun of Cub Scouting to its ultimate
The blue stands for truth and spirituality, steadfast loyalty, and
the sky above. The gold stands for warm sunlight, good cheer, and
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ScoutingBSA.org web site is a
legacy site of the Viking Council BSA, now Northern Star Council.
This site was the original council site and was active from 1996 to
2002 and run by volunteers. As the web became more important to
Scouting, the council took over with paid staff. This site is no
longer maintained but is an interesting snapshot of an early Scouting
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