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About Scouting

Check out great information about scouting "The Scout Zone for Boys" (link to Website from National)

Sections of Scouting and Age Eligibility
Find a Unit, use buttons on the left
Registration Forms

Eligibility

Cub Scouts

For boys first through fifth grades (ages 7 through 10). Cub Scouts are in a Pack divided by:
Tigers (first grade or 7),
Wolfs (second grade or 8),
Bears (third grade or 9),
First Year Webelos (forth grade or 10) and
Second Year Webelos (fith grade).

Boy Scouts

For boys 11 through 17 years old, have completed the fifth grade,or have earned the Arrow of Light Award.

Varsity

Teams a Scouting oriented program for young men 14 through 15 years of age.

Venturing

A Scouting oriented program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years of age. (Note: Chartered Organization can set guidelines for age and gender.)

Exploring
(A Learning for Life program under the BSA's umbrella )

A Career oriented program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years of age. (Note: Chartered Organization can set guidelines for age.)

Order of the Arrow

Members eligible for the Order of the Arrow are chosen by their fellow scouts. Future members must be at least First Class and participated actively in the outdoors.

Merit Badges

Merit Badges can be earned by boys in the Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing program. They are an essential part of the advancement from Star to Eagle.

Registration Forms

Cub Scout English Spanish
Boy Scout English Spanish
Varsity English
Venturing English Spanish
Adult Application English Spanish
Bring the registration form to your new unit
or
mail to:
BSA - Desert District
P.O. Box 1364
Ridgecrest, CA 93556
Boy's Life is optional.
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