What are the requirements to join Cub Scouts?Tiger Scouts (entering first grade or age 7), Wolf and Bear Scouts (entering second or third grade, or age 8 or 9), Webelos Scouts (entering fourth or fifth grade, or age 10).
What does Cub Scouting offer my son?Cub Scouting offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development and physical fitness. Service projects, ceremonies, games, and other activities guide boys through the core values and give them a sense of personal achievement. Through positive peer group interaction and parental guidance, boys also learn honesty, bravery, and respect.
How does participation in Cub Scouting affect participation other activities?The Cub Scout program is designed to compliment many other extracurricular activities. Typical time commitment is three Den meetings, 2 normal den meetings and one outing, and one Pack meeting per month. Many scouts are very active and participate in multiple sports in addition to scouting.
What are the responsibilities of a parent?
Do Cub Scouts go camping?Yes, but they ease into it. They may go camping with a parent, or even with the entire family.
- Provide help and support for the den and pack.
- Work with your son on advancement projects and activities.
- Attend pack meetings with your son and present his advancement awards to him at the pack meeting.
- Attend and assist with den outings.
- Attend Cub Scout Family camp-outs with your son.
How much is it going to cost?
Many of the events are funded from the Popcorn Sale, done in the Fall. However, there may be times that parents will need to pay extra fee's for event such as camping and trips. Where can I buy uniforms, pack and den number patches?Hearn Scout Shop is located on the corner of 69 S and Fannet Rd. Directions can be found here. The address is:
- Hearn Scout Shop
- 4650 W Cardinal Drive
- Beaumont, TX 77705
- (409) 842-0032
- Hours of Operation:
- Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm
- Sat 10am - 3pm
Alternatively, you can order everything online from the BSA retail store at ScoutStuff.OrgHow can I learn more?The best way to learn about what a Cub Scout really does is to talk with a Cub Scout who is engaged in the program. More information can also be found here.
Alternatively, you can learn more about the Cub Scout program by selecting "Contact our Pack" and asking questions, or leave your phone number to receive a call from the Cubmaster.