All youth (boys and girls) ages 5-20. Participant must be in Kindergarten. At this time T-K is not recognized as a grade level.
Since its inception in 1910, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life ®” From one-in-a-lifetime adventures to merit badges that spark interest and future careers; from campouts under the stars to service project that have a lasting impact; Scouting expands horizons and provides young people with a safe and welcoming environment to learn, grow, and thrive. They acquire life skills and gain experience that will prove to be valuable regardless of where their future takes them. All while having a blast. Leadership, event-planning, organization, communication, responsibility, and the ability to maneuver difficult situations – the list goes on and on.
BSA programs are divided by age and activity: Cub Scouts is for boys and girls in K-5th grade, Scouts BSA is open to young men and women in grades 6-12. The Exploring program offers co-ed career oriented training for young adults aged 14-20.