Scouting provides youth and families a proven program to develop character, citizenship, and fitness. These are called the "Aims of Scouting."

Scouting Trains Adults as well as Youth

Benefits of Scouting from Contemporary Research

Research shows that all youth need to be raised in a rich environment of external support to develop positive habits, and internal support to give them the necessary developmental assets to succeed throughout life. Scouting provides these support assets including:


The methods by which the aims are achieved are listed below.


Parent Responsibilities

As parents, you should understand how Boy Scouting works and help your son to achieve his goals. If you have any questions, you should talk to any adult leader or, better yet, come along to the next meeting or outing. Remember that the biggest cause for scouts not advancing in the organization is the lack of parent interest.

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