The Longs Peak Council is thrilled to bring the benefits of Scouting to more kids than ever!
Beginning in 2018, Cub Scouts will be available for girls and boys. This means even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Cub Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success.
After all, the values of the Scout Law – trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent – are relevant and important values for young men and young women.
Serving Today’s Families
The BSA’s mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. By welcoming both girls and boys into the program, even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success.
We’ve received overwhelming requests from families with daughters interested in the Cub Scout program. Research shows 90 percent of parents are interested in getting their daughters involved in a program like Cub Scouts. That’s why we began discussions about expanding traditional programs to girls. We recognized a need and worked to meet it. In addition to offering Cub Scouts to girls and boys in 2018, a program for older girls will be announced in the coming year for projected introduction in 2019, providing young women the path to earn the highest rank of Eagle.
- Family Scouting Fact Sheet
- Family Scouting Infographic
- Family Scouting FAQ
- Message from the National Key 3