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What Scouts Do

So just what is it that Scouts do? Well, name an activity and they probably do it. Check out these charts to find the things that Scouts do!
Age and rank appropriate guidelines have been developed based on the mental, physical, emotional, and social maturity of Boy Scouts of America youth members. These guidelines apply to Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. But no matter what the guidelines, the activities for each level of Scouting are fun and lead to further exploration and development.
Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
OUTDOOR SKILLS
Camping-Day
Camping-Family
Camping-Resident
Camporees Visit Only
Conservation Projects
Cooking Outdoors
Fire Building
Fishing
Fueled Devices
Hiking-Day
Hiking-Multiple Day
Horseback Riding
Hunting Venturers Only
Map and Compass Map Only
Mountain Bike Day Rides
Mountaineering/Scrambling/
Cross-Country Travel
Orienteering
Pioneering
Rope Bridges*
Survival Training
Winter Camping
* Check requirements for height restrictions.

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
SPORTS
Field/Wide Games
Flag Football
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Ice Skating
Martial Arts-Defensive
Roller Blades/Skates
Scooters-Nonmotorized
Skateboarding
Skiing/Snowboarding
Sledding/Tubing
Soccer
Street Hockey

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
TOOLS
Axes
Bow Saws
Hand Ax
Hand Tools
Pocketknife
Power Tools

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
TREKKING
Backpacking-Overnight,
Backcountry
Bike Treks-Day Ride
Bike Treks-Multiple Overnights
Horse Treks
Search and Rescue Missions
Search and Rescue Practice
Ski Touring-Multiple Days and Nights Carrying Gear

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
VEHICLES
Driving Derbies
Go Carts (Commercial)
Motorized Off-Road Bikes
Snowmobiles

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
AIRCRAFT
Commercial Flight Experience
Ground School
Hands-On Flying Experience
Orientation Flight

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
SHOOTING
.22 Rifle
Archery-Field
Archery-Target, Action
(Moving targets)
Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
BB Guns Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
Catapults
Shotgun
Slingshots Council/District Outdoor Programs Only

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
AQUATICS
Canoeing-Flat Water Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
Canoeing-Flowing Water
Kayaking-Flat Water Council/District
Outdoor Programs Only
Kayaking-Flowing Water
Motorboating-Adult Operated Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
Motorboating-Youth Operated
Rafting-Flat Water Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
Rafting-Flowing Water
Rowing-Flat Water
Rowing-Flowing Water
Sailboarding
Sailing-Adult Operated Council/District Outdoor Programs Only
Sailing-Youth Operated
Discover Scuba Training
Scuba
Snorkeling (For swimmers only)
Surfing
Swimming
Tubing
Waterskiing

Tiger Cubs
(With Adult Partner)
Wolf/Bear
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Scouts
Boy Scouts Older Boy Scouts
and Venturers
CLIMBING
Belaying
Bouldering
Caving (Other than simple
novice activities)
Climbing-Commercial
or Horizontal Wall
Climbing-Rock
Climbing-Vertical Wall or Tower
Initiative Games
Lead Climbing
Project COPE A Few Low-Course
and High-Course
Activities
Rappelling
Snow and Ice Climbing