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Scouting provides youth with an opportunity to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence, and reinforce ethical standards. These opportunities not only help scouts when they are young, but carry forward into their adult lives. The skills they learn in Scouting help them overcome obstacles and challenges with courage and character throughout their lives. 

Click Here to Download the PDF Fall Membership Recruitment School List for 2017 arranged by School District!

Learn more about our programs below, OR Visit www.BeAScout.orgExternal Link to find a unit near you based on your zip code and JOIN TODAY using our new and efficient online membership system!

Cub Scouts Boys and Girls in kindergarten - 5th Grade or ages 5 - 10

Boy Scouts Boys in the 5th - 12th Grade or Ages 11-17

Venturing Young Men & Women Ages 14-20

Volunteers Men & Women Ages 18+


Or, consider Exploring, the career-oriented program of the Boy Scouts of America.  It is open to young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years of age. 

I'm Ready To Join

To join Scouting, our new and efficient online membership registration system is available at www.BeAScout.orgExternal Link!  Do a search for a local unit near you by zip code and click to start the registration process.

For more information, you can also email or call 210-341-8611 and ask for the membership department to be put in contact with the Scouting Service Executive who organizes Scouts in your area.  When contacting us please provide the youth’s age, city or zip code in which he/she lives, school currently attended, any church or religious affiliation, and/or the unit (pack, troop, team, post) that their friends may attend.

Attend a Recruitment Event

Recruitment events are a great way for you to meet the leaders of Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scouts Troops serving your area and to learn about what Scouting can offer. Scout units typically host recruitment events at your local school, church, or civic center in the fall and in the spring.

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