The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
Scouting’s programs and outdoor adventures prepare young people for a lifetime of character development and leadership skills. Questions? Contact us.
In Cub Scouting, boys, girls and their families have fun and adventure in a program that builds character and instills values. Cub Scouting embraces the values of citizenship, compassion, cooperation, courage, faith, health and fitness, honesty, perseverance, positive attitude, resourcefulness, respect, and responsibility. These values come to boys and girls in all parts of the Cub Scout program – all while they’re having a great time with their friends and families. For more information, visit the national Cub Scouting website.
Boy Scouts (boys grades 6-12)
Boy Scouting, one of the traditional membership divisions of the BSA, is available to boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old. The program achieves the BSA’s objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness. For more information, visit the national Boy Scouting website.
Scouts BSA (boys & girls grades 6-12) *Starts February 2019
Beginning in February 2019, the program that serves boys in grades 6-12 will allow girls to join. At that time the program name will change to “Scouts BSA” allowing for all girl troops in addition to the already established boy troops.
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Venturing (co-ed ages 14-20)
Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing’s purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. For more information, visit the national Venturing website.
Looking to share your time and talents with youth and adult leaders? Volunteering with the Boy Scouts is very rewarding. To find a unit to work with in your area go to www.BeAScout.org or contact the council service center at 843-662-6306 and ask for the District Executive serving your community, or send an e-mail.
- Unit Leaders
- Committee Members
- Unit Commissioners