Frequently Asked Questions
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Following are the answers to common questions about
Cub Scouting. If you're unable to find the information you need
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How old (or young) can a boy be to join Cub Scouting?
How can I become an adult volunteer in Cub Scouting?
Is there a Cub Scout pack in my area?
Is it possible to be a Cub Scout if there is not a pack in my
Must I be a U.S. citizen to join Cub Scouting?
Are Cub Scouts the same as Boy Scouts?
How often do Cub Scouts meet?
May parents attend den meetings?
What supplies and equipment are needed to participate in Cub
Where can I purchase BSA literature, uniforms, and other program
How can I save money on the cost of uniforms and equipment?
If a boy joins a Bear den, may he go back and earn the Tiger and
If a boy completes the Wolf badge early, may he begin working on
the Bear badge?
May Cub Scouts earn badges such as the 50-Miler Award or Mile
When a Cub Scout earns the Arrow of Light, may he immediately join
a Boy Scout troop?