For more than a century,
the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. We believe – and, through more than a century of experience, know – that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
A year-round, family-friendly program designed for children in kindergarten through fifth grade (ages 5-10). Activities are used to achieve the aims of Scouting—citizenship training, character development, and personal fitness.
Designed for ages 11-17, youth in Scouts BSA learn responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities and educational programs.
A high-adventure-based program for young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20. Its purpose is to provide positive experiences to help youth mature and prepare them to become responsible adults.
A career development program for young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20. Exploring units have a focus on a single career field, such as police, fire/rescue, health, law, aviation, and engineering.