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Boy Scouts of America

Scouting is adventure, family, fun, character, leadership and so much more.

The Boy Scouts of America (the BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922.


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Scouting Programs

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character.


PREP FOR TOMORROW

Scouting is about building real skills that benefit you in real life. Here’s what former Scouts had to say about their time spent Scouting.

84%

say Scouting has helped them always be honest.

74%

say it has improved their ability to work with other people.

84%

say it has helped them be a better team player.

79%

79% say it helps them show understanding for those who are less fortunate.

Scouts BSA is a tried and true program with more than a century of success in creating
exceptional leaders.

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They can do what they love

Get involved with tons of activities and exciting adventures
when you join a Scouts BSA troop.

CAMPING

We’re safe, prepared and we Leave
No Trace.

KAYAKING

Get out on the water for relaxation,
exercise and fun!

SERVICE PROJECT

Conservation, food collection, building shelter,
or healthy living activities.

PATROL ACTIVITIES

Hike or camp with other patrols and
with adult leadership.

STEM

We move our minds as often as our bodies, using science, tech, engineering and math.

Scouts BSA Youth 11–17 Years Old


For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America is open to both young men and young women. Scouts BSA is a year-round program for boys and girls in fifth grade through high school that provides fun, adventure, learning, challenge, and responsibility to help them become the best version of themselves.


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