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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.

Cub Scout Leader Training

Posted on Sep 30 2017 - 10:08am

In-Person Cub Scout Leader training is being offered Saturday, November 11 from 8am-12:30pm right at MLUMC.  There is a small cost of $5 for materials, due at the door.  The main benefits of the in person training is you will be trained in all 3 position types giving you some flexibility going forward, the ability to ask questions, and be trained along with other leaders.  Register by contacting Mercedes Faust (she is the Eagle Valley District trainer) at mfaust51@msn.com.  See the attached flyer for more info.

Popcorn Orders

Posted on Sep 22 2017 - 9:00pm

Popcorn orders are due by Wednesday October 18th.

Fall Fun Day!

Posted on Sep 18 2017 - 7:25pm

Fall Fun Day is scheduled for Sunday, October 15, 10am until 3pm at South Park.  

This event is a lot of fun!  Scouts have the opportunity to do archery, BB shooting, and many other activities.  See the link below for more info.  There is a small fee of $10.00 per scout.  We must register as a pack, so please register for the event by Thursday 9/28/2017.  Please use the register feature in the right column of the home page.  The Paypal cart has been set up for this event so you can pay online.

Duquesne Incline Badge

Posted on Sep 16 2017 - 9:40am

The pack is planning to schedule a visit to the Duquesne Incline, which includes more behind-the-scenes tour and a badge.  Please click the link below for more information about the program.  To schedule a group, we need to know about how many scouts would attend.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Sean DeCarlo (skd15211@yahoo.com) by October 4th.

Fall 2017 Fishing Derby

Posted on Sep 6 2017 - 7:11pm

Fall 2017 Fishing Derby

Join Scouts and Scouters from the Laurel Highlands Council for a fun day of fishing! Any Pack 870 Scout wishing to attend must register on our website by September 18, 2017. You can pay for your registration online. Click on the link under Event Registration in the right hand menu on the home page.  New scouts are free!

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Pitt Scout Day

Posted on Sep 1 2017 - 6:19pm

Join your fellow scouts, packs and troops for Scout Day at Heinz Field on Saturday, October 28 when the Panthers host Virginia. Kickoff TBA.

Tickets are only $25 per Scout Day participant. Family and friends are encouraged to join and are only $25 as well. Must register by October 1, 2017. 

In addition to the game scouts and their families will enjoy:

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