Cub Scouts 

Cub Scouts is for youth from 5 to 10 years of age or Kindergarten through fifth grade. The program is an emphasis on caring, nurturing relationships between boys and their parents, adult leaders, and friends. Cub Scouts programs help youth develop habits and attitudes of good citizenship, improve understanding of family, show how to be helpful and do one’s best, positively influence character development and encourage spiritual growth and more.

The Purpose of Scouting:

  • To influence the development of character and encourage spiritual growth
  • To develop habits and attitudes of good citizenship
  • To encourage good sportsmanship and pride in growing strong in mind and body
  • To foster a sense of personal achievement by developing new interests and skills
  • To provide fun and exciting new things to do


  • For boys and girls in the first through fifth grades(or ages 5-10yrs)
  • Members are assigned to dens (a group of 6 to 8 boys)
Who Pays For Scouting?
  • Youth pay their own way by contributing to Pack dues.
  • The Cub Scout Pack obtains income on approved fundraising projects.
  • The RGV community provides support through the United Way, Friends of Scouting, and special contributions.

Activities and Sports:

  • Everything is Cub Scouting is designed to have the youth doing things.
  • The Aims of Scouting are citizenship, character development, and personal fitness are the focus on all activities
  • Activities are most effective in den and pack meetings.
  • Fun and fitness are combined in the Cub Scout Sports program.


  • Theme oriented, age appropriate day camping with Pack.
  • Cub Adventure Weekend is an overnight at Camp Perry experience in which Cub Scouts and Webelos camp within a developed theme of adventure and excitement.
Volunteer Leadership:
  • Serve in a variety of positions as unit leaders:
    • Cub master, den leader, committee member, Webelos leader, chartered representative

If you would like to be a volunteer with the Rio Grande Council, BSA, Please contact the council office at 956.423.0250.


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