Scouting 101

New to Scouting? Thinking about Scouting?

We developed this section to answer some common questions...

What is scouts about?

Will scouts help my son grow?

Why should I sign my son up?

How is Boy Scouts organized?

What's with all the fancy scouting words? (ScoutSpeak)

What can I expect from scouts?

What is expected of me?

As You Browse This Section, Look For the Videos...

Below some of the "Scouting 101" pages we've included a video to give you a feel for what scouting has meant to others; how it touched their lives in good ways. To give you a feel for the passion that comes to those who give scouting a try...

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