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Why Be a


Current and former Scouts have always felt that Scouting has made a difference in their lives. A study by Tufts University has found that Scouting does, in fact, have a measurable, positive impact in the character development of young people.

It sought to measure the difference Scouting makes in young people’s lives as those positive changes were happening.




Scouting has a program for everyone. From kindergarten to age 20, there’s an adventure for all ages. Find yours today!

Cub Scouting

Youth grades K–5

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Scouts BSA

Youth 11–17 years old

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Co-ed 10–20 years old

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Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Sea Scouting

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Scouts become entrepreneurs with popcorn! From marketing to the sales pitch and delivery logistics- Scouts get to do it all and earn 30% commission while they’re at it!

Friends of Scouting (FOS)

Friends of Scouting keeps our Council going! Friends of Scouting helps fund the 20% of Scouting you see- from program to uniforms and registration fees- to the 80% that’s behind the scenes like camp upkeep, communications and training.

Fund development

Contributing to the Boy Scouts of America created opportunities for youth to gain memorable experiences and become instilled with values, principles, and skills that will help them develop into the future leaders of our nation.



Be prepared! Below is a collection of quick resources you may need for your Scouting adventure!

Latest news

Catholic Religious Emblems Training/Scouts BSA Chaplains Aide Training

The Catholic Committee on Scouting andThe Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis Catholic Religious Emblems Counselor Training for Cub, Boy, Venture and Sea Scout Leaders.Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius and Adult Awards. $15.00 per person counselor training OR Scouts BSA Chaplain Aide Training for All Faiths $10.00 per person September…

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Activities – Scout Day at Lime Rock

An annual favorite for Scout units and families! Join us for our 25th Scout Day at Lime Rock! Sep 27-28. Start your Scouting year with a Fall outing at Lime Rock Park! An easy camp out Friday night followed by an all-day Saturday program of racing. Event patch for the first 1000 registrants. Registration deadline…

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Merit Badge College Counselor Recruitment

Merit Badge College is an event allowing Scouts to work on three different merit badges over a four week period. The Merit Badge College committee is looking for additional instructors to teach the Merit Badge courses. Merit Badge College 2020 dates are: February 1, February 8, February 22 and February 29, with March 7 as…

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Welcome to our new calendar!

Click on a calendar item to view key information. Click on the title for for full details, including registration and cost. You can navigate to past months with the left arrow or future months with the right arrow. There are calendars by program, organizer or venue available by clicking “calendar” and selecting your filters. You can also view the calendar as a list, day week or map.