Join Scouting

Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family.  In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.

Sign up your family for Scouting.

Find a Pack

Text to Join Cub Scouts

Help parents find your pack. Promote text to join during fall recruiting. When a parent texts Cub Scout to 31996, they are sent to shac.org/join. Packs are listed by school district with links to register and join online.

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Merit Badge Days

Scouts in troops can participate in merit badge classes held at new Camp Strake on various Saturdays during the fall.

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University of Scouting
November 9-14, 2020

University of Scouting is a training event for leaders of all program levels, district and council leaders and parents. Participants can take virtual training and/or in-person classes at the new Camp Strake. 

Register

Winter Camp
December 26-31, 2020

Winter camp is an opportunity for troops to camp and Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. Winter camp will be held at the new Camp Strake

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Summer Camp

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership.  The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail.

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Digital Safety

Many units and families are discovering creative ways to have fun Scouting at home. When using digital and online resources, there are some important guidelines from the National Council about youth protection, safeguarding personal information and recording online meetings.

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Scouting at Home

Discover a variety of Scouting skills and advancements that you can work on at home and learn creative ideas on how to do Scouting remotely.

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Silver Beaver Award Recipients

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer. 

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients. 

2020 Recipients

Scouting Supports Education

Scouting activities contribute to the academic development of the children who participate. 

The Cub Scout program supports over 120 elementary standards (TEKS) that students are to learn. More than 85% of merit badges include requirements that meet National Science Education Standards, giving Scouts a foundation in everything from nuclear science to robotics.

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Start a New Unit

Learn how your organization can start a Scouting unit. Organizations can help parents make the most of the little time they have to impact the lives of their children. Scouting is a one-stop shop providing opportunities for personal leadership, physical fitness, mentoring, career exploration, outdoor adventure, positive life skills, fun activities, and values for a lifetime.

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Join Scouting

Adventure is waiting.
Build yours.  

Scouting makes the most of the time you have with your children.

 

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Exploring

Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14  to 21 years old. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. 

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Friends of Scouting

The true cost of Scouting is much higher than what most people realize. Help us provide the resources necessary to make sure every youth can benefit from Scouting’s adventure-filled activities that foster character, honesty, respect and life-long values.  

Your financial investment, plus your time and talent, is among the greatest gifts you can give. 

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