(kindergarten - 5th grade)

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts is fun for the whole family and is for boys and girls, kindergarten to 5th grade. It is a program where youth develop the foundations for leadership, citizenship, and personal fitness through fun activities

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(ages 11 - 17)

Scouts BSA

The traditional Scouting program, Scouts BSA is where youth develop outdoor survival skills, self-confidence, and ethics through youth planned activities with increased attention to service, community engagement, and leadership. 

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(ages 14 - 20)

Venturing

Created for boys and girls ages 14-20, Venturing is a youth-led program where Scouts experience positive mentorship and develop leadership skills in a fun, supportive environment.   

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Why Scouting?

Scouting is hands-on learning, fun and achievement that prepares kids for life.

 

  • Fun for the whole family
  • Compatible with sports and other activities
  • Proven character development
  • Improved school performance
  • New friends and a sense of belonging
  • Success later in life


"Scouting is for me!"

Boys and girls start with their best right-now selves and grow into their very best future selves.
And they have a blast along the way! Here's what our Scouts are saying about their experiences.

"Scouting is for my family."

Scouting is for families like yours, with character education that puts kids on the path to success.
It makes the most of the little time we have with our kids as they grow into adults, bringing the entire family together.

Additional Information

Parent Orientation Guide

This handy guide will help inform you about the impact Scouting can have on your child, what it involves for you, and more.

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New Family Resources

Everything you need to stay informed and connected. Sign up for Scouting News and see all Upcoming Activities.

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About Our Council

Learn more about the Heart of America Council, our purpose and mission, and a quick overview of our programs.

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