Purposes of Cub Scouting

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The Following 10 items are designated as the Purposes of Cub Scouting. All Activities that cub scouts participate in should be related to one or more of these purposes.


Character Development

  • Positively influence character development

Spiritual Growth

  • Encourage spiritual growth

Good Citizenship

  • Help boys develop habits and attitudes of good citizenship

Sportsmanship and Fitness

  • Encourage good sportsmanship and pride in growing strong in mind and body

Family Understanding

  • Improve understanding within the family

Respectful Relationships

  • Strengthen boys' ability to get along with other boys and respect other people

Personal Achievement

  • Foster a sense of personal achievement by helping boys develop new interests and skills

Friendly Service

  • Show how to be helpful and do one's best

Fun and Adventure

  • Provide fun and exciting new things to do

Preparation for Boy Scouts

  • Prepare boys to become Boy Scouts
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