Cub Scouts

Blast into Scouting Logan Square

The Cub Scout program is a separate unit chartered with St.  John Berchman for boys who are in 1st grade through 5th grade who live in the logan square area and open to any youth whether they are home schooled or in Chicago Public Schools. Those boys currently in 5th grade would join the Boy Scout Troop before their 6th grade.

Q1. How much does it cost to join Scouting?   Answer - $32 covers your membership from September 2017 through December 2018. Online registration costs $1 extra due to a processing fee. The Pack will charge Pack dues under $30 for entire year.

Q2. What is Boy’s Life Magazine and do I have to have a subscription? Answer - Boys’ Life Magazine subscription is encouraged but completely optional. The monthly publication covers topics of interest to Scouts of all ages.

Q3. I am still not sure what is Cub Scouts about or if its worth it? Answer – See Benefits of Scouting and videos below and come and talk to the leader on Rally night!

REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

  1. Go to this link to REGISTER PACK 3511
  2. Fill out the form, and under 
    I’m particularly interested in the following unit 
    question type PACK 3511
  3. Complete the payment processing.
  4. Come to the Rally night to fill out the Pack Parent Survey and pick up your Cub Scout’s rocket.

BENEFITS OF CUB SCOUTING:

Cub Scouting Is Fun

Boys join Cub Scouting because they want to have fun. For boys, however, fun means a lot more than just having a good time. “Fun” is a boy’s code word for the satisfaction he gets from meeting challenges, having friends, feeling good about himself, and feeling he is important to other people.

Cub Scouting Has Ideals

Cub Scouting has ideals of spiritual and character growth, citizenship training, and personal fitness.

Cub Scouting Strengthens Families

The family is an important influence on our nation’s youth. There are many different types of family structures in today’s world.

Cub Scouting Helps Boys Develop Interests and Skills

In Cub Scouting, boys participate in a broad array of activities. Cub Scouts develop ability and dexterity, and they learn to use tools and to follow directions.

Cub Scouting Provides Adventure

Cub Scouting helps fulfill a boy’s desire for adventure and allows him to use his vivid imagination while taking part in skits, games, field trips, service projects, outdoor activities, and more.

Cub Scouting Has an Advancement Plan

The advancement plan recognizes a boy’s efforts and achievements.

Cub Scouting Teaches Duty to God and Country

The BSA believes that no member can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God, and encourages both youth and adult leaders to be faithful in their religious duties.

Cub Scouting Provides a Year-Round Program

Cub Scouting has no specific “season”—it’s a year-round program. While spring and summer pack activities are informal and there are many activities that Cub Scouts do outdoors, there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the fall and winter: the pinewood derby, blue and gold banquet, skits, stunts, craft projects, and indoor games help to round out an entire year of fun and activities.

Why Join Scouts from Mom perspective

Por qué unir el Movimiento Scout desde la perspectiva del Padre

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