A school-year program for first-grade (or 7-year-old) boys and their
adult partners that stresses simplicity, shared leadership, learning
about the community, and family understanding. Each boy/adult team
meets for family activities, then once or twice a month all the teams
meet for Tiger Cub group activities.
A family- and home-centered program for boys in the second through fifth
grade (or 8, 9, and 10 years old). Cub Scouting's emphasis is on quality
program at the local level, where the most boys and families are involved.
Fourth- and fifth-grade (or 10-year-old) boys are called Webelos
(WE'll BELOyal Scouts) and participate in more
advanced activities that begin to prepare them to become Boy Scouts.
A program for boys 11 through 17 designed to achieve the aims of Scouting
through a vigorous outdoor program and peer group leadership with the
counsel of an adult Scoutmaster. (Boys also may become Boy Scouts if they
have earned the Arrow of Light Award or have completed the fifth grade.)