Why Join Scouting?

Scouting reinforces the skills and values we want our sons to learn while they're having fun.


Scouting is designed to promote socially acceptable behavior while arming our young men with the skills and knowledge they need to make wise decisions. Scouts, families and communities are helped through education provided by Scouting on:

Leadership Skills

Scouting teaches our young men the skills that help prepare them for a lifetime of ethical leadership. Among Scouting alumni are:


Research conducted by Louis Harris & Associates showed that when a random sample of Scouts was asked what Scouting had taught them, almost nine out of ten responded with the following:

In addition, Scouts were found to be more likely to:

Scouting is Fun!

For Tiger Cubs (boys entering first grade in the fall), this means participating in activities and outings selected by the Tiger Cub and his adult partner.

Cub Scouts (second through fifth grade) participate in both pack-wide activities as well as numerous den-level activities.

How to Join Pack 180

Contact one of the Pack Leaders or representatives.. We also provide information about how to join Pack 180 at the beginning of the school year in September. The Pack to which you will be assigned will depend on the person you have contacted from the sheet your child received.

For further information about joining Pack 180, please see our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).

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