Annual Membership Summary


Tiger Cubs 304,346 299,203 -1.7%
Cub Scouts 1,006,497 1,016,421 1.0%
Webelos Scouts 861,144 865,389 0.5%
Total Cub Scout-Age Youth 2,171,987 2,181,013 0.4%
 
Boy Scouts 945,583 952,398 0.7%
Varsity Scouts 77,859 75,955 -2.4%
Total Boy Scout-Age Youth 1,023,442 1,028,353 0.5%
 
Venturers 188,010 202,486 7.7%
 
Total Traditional Scouts 3,383,439 3,411,852 0.8%
 
 
Registered Adults19981999Gain/Loss

Cub Scout Leaders 584,442 572,719 -2.0%
Boy Scout Leaders 483,365 493,066 2.0%
Varsity Scout Leaders 25,091 25,244 0.6%
Council Leaders 66,946 64,063 -4.3%
Venturing Leaders 48,998 52,670 7.5%
Total Traditional Leaders 1,208,842 1,207,762 0.2%
 
 
Registered Units19981999Gain/Loss

Cub Scout Packs 54,658 54,961 0.6%
Boy Scout Troops 45,110 45,249 0.3%
Varsity Scout Teams 8,024 7,965 -0.7%
Venturing Crews 14,007 15,760 12.5%
Total Traditional Units 121,799 123,935 1.8%












Cub Scouting
Cub Scouting has seen five consecutive years of growth in membership, expanding to 2,181,013 members in 1999.
Boy Scouting
Boy Scout membership has increased to more than 1.02 million in 1999, with a record 47,582 members achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
Venturing
Venturing was the fastest growing segment of Scouting in 1999, with a 7.7 percent increase in membership to 202,486.