Scouting is well known as a venue that has engaged young men throughout the country for more than 100 years. Members of Scout units can range in age from kindergarteners to college age. Episcopal and Anglican congregations are a significant supporter of Boy Scouts of America units (more than 1100 units at the end of 2017).
Scouting is youth ministry! The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. The aims of Scouting are character development, citizenship training, and mental and physical fitness.
This mission includes supporting the youth ministry of the Christian community. Essential goals are:
Over the years many Episcopal families have participated in Scouting with local community Cub packs and Scouts BSA troops. You can easily find a welcoming Scout unit near your home at BeAScout.org.
Or if you are interested in organizing a new Cub pack or Scouts BSA troop own your own, then feel free to contact us for assistance.
The God and Me curriculum is designed to help children become best friends with Jesus and tell their story of "God and Me" together. The curriculum can be found at PrayPub.org
The Brotherhood of St. Andrew – A worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal/Anglican Communion since 1883.