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What is Cub Scouts?

Cub Scouts is a year-round program with focused Den and Pack activities and learning opportunities from September to May, with an annual campout and summer fun planned in the months of June - August. The program year begins in September; however, boys can join throughout the year.  The program offers fun activities, service projects, ceremonies, and games that promote character development, citizenship, and physical fitness. 

Family involvement is an essential part of Cub Scouting, and parents are encouraged to play an active role in the program.  Through interaction with parents, leaders, and friends, boys learn cooperation, compassion, and courage.  This family- and community-centered approach to learning means that Cub Scouting is truly time well spent.

Cub Scouting is designed for boys entering 1st through 5th grades in the fall, generally ages 7-11. Each den is divided by grade level as follows:

1st Grade is Tigers
2nd Grade is Wolves
3rd Grade is Bears
4th Grade is Webelos, which stands for "We'll be Loyal Scouts".
5th Grade is Arrow of Light. Once a boy is halfway through 5th grade, they can choose to move on and join Boy Scouts. 

If you have more questions or are interested in joining, please use the Contact Us link on the left to send us a message.

Popcorn Extravaganza

Posted on Jul 12 2018 - 12:58pm
When: September 16th from 10a.m. - 2p.m.
 
Where: Camp Guyasuta
                        300 23rd Street Extension
                        Pittsburgh,PA 15215
 
What: The Popcorn Extravaganza is a family event for all boys and girls!
 
There will be informative stations and age appropriate FUN STATIONS for both Cub Scouts AND Boy Scouts.
 
Register online at: https://scoutingevent.com/527-PopcornExtravaganza

 

Damian's Eagle Scout Project

Posted on Jun 29 2018 - 11:34am

Head on down to the Beechview community garden to enjoy a day in the outdoors. Join
me and Pretty Up Beechview at this beautiful garden to help raise money for my project.
Where : Beechview community garden - 1229 Rockland ave(The garden is in front of
Beechwood elementary school)
When : Saturday July 7th from 12-4pm
What : Enjoy a great day down at the garden with activities like story
reading,relaxation, outdoor games, many more fun activities. You can also enjoy
some lemonade and hotdogs as well
Why : i'm holding the event to help raise money for my Eagle Scout Project. My goal is
$750 dollars.
What is My Eagle Scout Project: For my Eagle Scout Project I will be building a new
seating area for the Beechview community garden. The Seating area will be consisted
of three eight feet long benches and four foot long bench. The Benches will also be
painted Sky blue for the long benches and yellow for the small bench. The benches will
be arranged in a setup made for a class or group to use.

Nerf Battle - July 18th

Posted on Jun 13 2018 - 4:29pm

Join Pack 870 for a Nerf gun battle July 18th from 7-8pm at Kelton Field.  Bring your favorite Nerf gun, and a friend who might want to join scouts! 

Scouting for Food

Posted on Apr 3 2018 - 9:39pm

Join Boy Scout Troop 23 in any or all parts of Scouting for Food.  Scouts will drop off donation bags at houses throughout the community, and will pick up food donations the following week. Meet at MLUMC for events

Blue & Gold Banquet Registration Open

Posted on Mar 14 2018 - 8:29pm

This year's Blue & Gold banquet will be on May 19th at 5:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center (2nd Floor) at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church. We will be selling tickets for this year's event before the banquet so that we know the amount of food to order.  You will not be able to purchase tickets at the door.

District Pinewood Derby

Posted on Feb 19 2018 - 7:29pm

The Eagle Valley District is hosting a Pinewood Derby at the District level for those who want another opportunity to compete. The District Pinewood Derby Race is being hosted by Pack 288 and scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2018.  The event is open to all Cub Scouts who wish to attend and the cost is $10.00 per scout.  The official District Derby Race Rules are attached.

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