Cub Scouting is fun! No matter what grade you are in, first through fifth, it can be a blast. Do you like to learn by doing? This is just the place. You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow (archery). Have you ever cooked a meal on a campfire? Sent a secret code to a buddy? Built a birdhouse? Hiked? Earn rewards for doing these things in Cub Scouts.
Cub Scouts Belong to Packs and Dens
As a Cub Scout, you will be part of Pack 565, which is the larger group of all Scouting-aged boys.
The pack is divided into smaller groups called dens. Each den has about six to ten boys on average. All of the Cub Scouts in your den are in the same grade and will be primarily from Teravista Elementary School or Caldwell Heights Elementary School in Round Rock, though we are an open Pack and allow Scouts from any location to join.
The Cub Scout pack is Chartered by the Round Rock Presbyterian Church a church, however membership at the church is not a requirement to join the Pack. The Church, and the Pack Committee makes sure your pack has good adult leaders, a place to meet, and exciting things to do. The Pack also gets help from the Boy Scouts of America, which is part of Scouting around the world.
Cub Scouts Do Things and Go Places
Have you been to the local police station and talked to the policemen on duty? Or visited the fire station and sat in the driver’s seat of the pumper truck? Or visited the local TV station and sat in the news anchor’s chair? These are some of the places you might go with your den or pack.
You might also build a pinewood derby car and race it on the track, build a sailboat or trimaran and race it in the raingutter regatta, or build a spaceship and race it to the stars in the pack space derby.
Cub Scouts Earn Awards
Each time you complete an accomplishment or learn a new skill, you will be rewarded. Sometimes the reward is a loop for your belt, a pin, or a patch. Sometimes it is a smile on your parents’ faces to see you grow and learn.