WELCOME TO YOUR FREE TRIAL
OF CUB SCOUTS!
LAUNCH YOUR ADVENTURE NOW
WELCOME TO YOUR FREE TRIAL OF CUB SCOUTS!
We’re so excited that your family is interested in Cub Scouting!
And now that Cub Scouts is open to both girls and boys, even more youth will have access to the awesome character development and values-based leadership opportunities that Scouting provides.
Cub Scouting is more than just an activity. It’s adventure, learning, and discovery around every corner.
From STEM, to exploring the outdoors, your son or daughter will be on the path to discovering their
very best “future self”- and they’ll have fun doing it!
Cub Scouting involves the entire family!
That’s right – Cub Scouts isn’t just for kids. There’s something in it for you, too! Time… We know
families are busy, often feeling crunched for quality time. Cub Scouting provides opportunities to
spend time together while setting your kids on the path to future success. From volunteering with
the pack, to leading family activities at home, parents can choose how involved they’d like to be.
WHY JOIN CUB SCOUTS?
If you could give only one gift to the young people who are most important in your life, what would it be? No matter what your family situation is, it is within your power to help these children grow into people with a good feeling about themselves and a genuine concern for others. Cub Scouting can assist you in providing this greatest gift of all.
Cub Scout activities are centered around earning badges that are specific to each school grade level. This badge represents a rank. Advancement refers to the progress a Cub Scout makes toward their badge of rank. All of the activities for each rank are in the Cub Scout handbooks.
Based on different topics such as hiking, nature, science, citizenship, first aid, sports, and more, adventures are earned as a Cub Scout advances toward their badge of rank. Once an adventure is completed, a Cub Scout receives recognition in the form of an adventure loop or adventure pin.
The uniform is one of the methods of delivering the Scouting program. In addition to creating a sense of belonging, the uniform gives a Scout the ability to display their personal achievements.
AIMS & METHODS
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. There are four aims of Scouting: citizenship, character, personal fitness, and leadership.
The methods of Cub Scouting are: living the ideals, belonging to a den, advancement, family involvement, activities, serving the community, and the uniform.
When compared to the cost of sports and many other activities, there is no doubt that Scouting delivers great value to its members! In addition to the registration fee, there are uniform costs and nominal activity fees. Of course, these costs may be offset by unit fundraising like the annual popcorn sale.
GET STARTED ON YOUR FREE TRIAL
After you've submitted your application for the free trial of Cub Scouts, get started on your 4-part adventure!
You can complete the adventures below in an afternoon or over time. Each adventure contains a fun, at-home activity plus steps to complete your first badge in Cub Scouts - the Bobcat Badge! When you're ready, click on the links below to get started.
To access the free trial content below, you must fill out the form above to receive the password to the free trial content. After clicking on each part, you will be prompted to enter a password. The password is provided after completing the form above.
WHEN YOU'RE READY, JOIN SCOUTING!
Let’s make it official and get you registered for Cub Scouts! Getting registered is easy!
At any point of your free trial, you can decide to join Scouting! There are more than 250 different Scouting groups throughout our area and probably at least one in your town! Joining Scouting is easy, once you click to join Scouting, you can find in-person sign up meetings happening over the next two months or you can find information on signing up online from the comfort of your home!
When you're ready, click here to Join Scouting!
ONCE YOU'RE REGISTERED, JOIN THE HOMESCOUTING ADVENTURE CLUB!
After you’re signed up for Scouting, be sure to come back here to homescouting.org each month for ongoing monthly content to continue your Scouting adventure at home. The monthly HomeScouting Adventure Club provides fun and engaging content for you and your family to keep Scouting, and the best part? It’s completely free for Scouts in our area!
The HomeScouting Adventure Club equips you with monthly resources, videos, at-home adventures, and tools so you can bring Scouting to life in your backyard and living room. The "HAC" is designed to meet your needs by delivering engaging content that is flexible, easy to use, and best of all, FREE for all Scouts in our area!
THEN, GEAR UP!
Part of the Cub Scout program is the uniform! The uniform is an important part of the Scouting program as it has been since scouting was first started. The uniform identifies the youth and adults with Cub Scouts and gives them a sense of belonging to the den, the pack, and the Boy Scouts of America.
As a new Cub Scout, we have created official Cub Scout Launch Packs to aid in starting your uniform! Launch Packs give your Scout everything needed to "launch" his or her Scouting adventure. Each Launch Pack includes:
Rank Specific Hat
Rank Specific Neckerchief
Rank Specific Slide
Rank Specific Handbook
Hot Spark Fire Starter
$5 coupon to the HomeScouting Store
25% off pants coupon to complete the uniform!