Impact of Scouting

Eagle Scouts: Merit Beyond the Badge

Character & Merit Study (Tufts University)

Tufts University Study Infographic and Video

Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets Applied to Scouting

The Search Institute has identified forty building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets

Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets applied to Cub Scouting

Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets as applied to Boy Scouting (Coming Soon)

Values of Americans

Values of Americans―A Study of Ethics and Character [PDF] (No. 02-849) Full study.

Values of Scouts―A Study of Ethics and Character  [PDF] (No. 02-882) Booklet, a comparison of Scouts and non-Scouts.

What Will Your Son’s Future Hold? (Hispanic audience) [PDF] (No. 02-789) Brochure, an overview of the benefits of Scouting.

What Will Your Son’s Future Hold? (African American audience) [PDF] (No. 02-1084) Brochure, an overview of the benefits of Scouting.

What Will Your Son’s Future Hold? (Asian audience) [PDF] (No. 02-1085) Brochure, an overview of the benefits of Scouting.

What Will Your Son’s Future Hold? (Caucasian audience) [PDF] (No. 02-1086) Brochure, an overview of the benefits of Scouting.

PowerPoint Presentation for Values of Americans [PPT]

All materials listed above are available by contacting research.team@scouting.org.