Fleur de lisThe Parent’s Role in Scouting


As a parent, you are the primary role model for your child. Scouting provides a time-tested structure that helps bond parent/child development through group and individual activities, recognition and advancement. Your child needs your encouragement, guidance and participation along his or her Scouting path.


When you join the Boy Scouts of America, Scouting is like an extension of your family: it follows your values, it sees to the overall care and well-being of your child, and it’s always there for you.


For more information on volunteering, as a Scout leader, supporter, merit badge counselor or even if you're unsure how to get involved, contact the Council Resource Center.


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