The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 13, 2013

Boy Scouts of America Welcomes New Members

The Daily Item

— WILLIAMSPORT — Cub Scout Packs throughout the Susquehanna Valley are inviting boys in grades 1-5 to join. Boys and an adult are encouraged to attend the location of their choice to learn more and register at a location within their school district.

Cub Scouts explore a variety of new interests and activities with other boys their age. Scouts meet weekly or bi-weekly in small groups (dens) and monthly with the entire group (pack) to share experiences, activities and recognition. Boys in first through fifth grade are eligible and can start at any level.

Participation helps Cubs develop a sense of confidence, teamwork, responsibility and a spirit of service. Simply put, Scouting helps your son be “prepared for life.” Scouting strengthens family and community relationships, build friendships and identifies areas of interest. Independent research shows that Scouting helps boys develop increased skills and abilities including teamwork, willingness to help others and to carry out responsibilities, as well as an increased ability to get along well with other young people and adults.

Families unable to attend a registration night can contact the Susquehanna Council, BSA at (570) 326-5121 ext. 100. Additional information about Cub Scouts can be found by visiting