Cub Scout Resources

With almost a century's experience in designing and administering youth programs, the Boy Scouts of America provides handbooks that give step-by-step guidance as well as supplemental literature and periodicals that will help you in your role as a Cub Scout parent.

BSA Insignia Guide
The BSA Insignia Guide presents detailed information to enable our members to wear the correct complete uniform on all suitable occasions.

Youth Literature
Cub Scout handbooks are designed for boys and their parents to use as they progress along the Cub Scout trail.

Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities Chart
These guidelines apply to Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Varsity Scout teams, and Venturing crews.

Scouting Safely
The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies and provides parents and leaders with resources for all our programs.

Boys' Life Magazine
The mission of Boys' Life magazine is to entertain and educate America's youth and to open their eyes to the joyous world of reading. Parents can always be confident that the content of the magazine is wholesome, entertaining, and educational.

Scouting Magazine
Many parents of Scouts find Scouting magazine a valuable resource. The magazine provides a wealth of information about parenting and working with youth.