Girls and Boys 11-17 years old
Scouts BSA is the traditional Scouting experience for youth in the fifth grade through high school. Service, community engagement, and leadership development become increasingly important parts of the program as youth lead their own activities and work their way toward earning Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout.
Can I visit a unit before joining?
Absolutely. Every unit will be happy to show you around and let you see what they are about. You can find a unit near you by entering your zip code into the search bar on the Find a Unit Near You page. Units are open to new members year round, you do not have to wait for a Scouts BSA Troop to hold a formal recruiting drive. You can signup at anytime.
Can I attend with my son or daughter?
How can I help in my child's Scouts BSA experience?
How often do the scouts meet?
When and where the scouting unit meets is up to the unit. Some units meet weekly, others every other week. There is often a quarterly or monthly activity on the weekend. Once you pick a few units to look at you will see their meeting schedules. The unit leader should have a calendar for the upcoming months or year they can share with you once you contact them.