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Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

Since its beginning, the Cub Scout program has been a fun and educational experience concerned with values. Besides providing a positive place where boys can enjoy safe, wholesome activities, Cub Scouting focuses on building character, improving physical fitness, teaching practical skills, and developing a spirit of community service.

Purposes and Methods of Cub Scouting 
All the activities leaders plan and boys enjoy relate to one or more of the purposes of Cub Scouting, using the seven specific methods to achieve Scouting's aims.

The Values of Cub Scouting
Cub Scout leaders strive to use Cub Scouting's 12 Core Values throughout all elements of the program—service projects, ceremonies, games, skits, songs, crafts, and all the other activities enjoyed at den and pack meetings.

The Benefits of Cub Scouting
As a worldwide brotherhood, Scouting is a movement dedicated to bringing out the best in people. All Scouting activities benefit the growth and development of boys.

Frequently Asked Questions 
Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Cub Scout program.


ScoutParents is part of the National Parenting Initiative.

The intent is to provide parents with information and tools to help them understand their importance in becoming more involved with their Scouts.
Visit http://www.scoutparents.org  

Cub Scout Leader Basic Training Courses

Every young person in the Scouting program needs and deserves a leader who understands the aims of the program and knows how to deliver it with enthusiasm and fun – in short, a trained leader. Because they understand their role, trained leaders have a positive influence in the lives of the youth. Research shows that Cub Scouts with trained leaders enjoy the program more and stay in it longer. How well we influence the lives of these youth depends on the leaders’ understanding of the program and their responsibilities.

Quality training is available on-line by using the MyScouting E-Learning portal, or scheduled nearby. For more information, visit: http://www.gwinnettbsa.org/node/1211

For Scheduled classes, visit the CALENDAR (link at left)

 MyScouting On-Line Account Set-up Instructions

 To create a “MyScouting” account and access all E-learning online classes, go to: http://www.scouting.org  Select the “MyScouting” tab (top of page). Create your user account by completing the information. Then log-in from the e-mail confirmation link. Select the “E-Learning” tab.  Select CUB SCOUTS Tab. Select the desired course “ “ by name tab. Take course module. Take test. Print certificate. Choose another course name tab or log off.  Remember your user e-mail name & password.  Next time, just log into your “MyScouting” account by using your user name & password. Don’t forget to update your profile with your BSA Member ID #, and your Pack or District Trainer to receive training credits.