If you're looking for an activity to entertain your Scout-age kids when there is nothing more important to do, where you can just drop them off and go do other things, that sounds like daycare.
But, if you're looking for a challenging and enjoyable activity that will change your kids' lives and help them become leaders as well as better adults, where your involvement is vital, then Scouting is what you're looking for.
A well-rounded youth should have involvements with family, church, school, Scouting, music, sports. Our program makes time for these other important commitments, and we hope that you as parents encourage your children to take full advantage of a variety of life experiences while they are growing up, and not be too narrowly focused.
Scouting is GAME with a PURPOSE—its four aims are:
The eight methods used by all good troops make Scouting unique:
You can't get what Scouting offers anywhere but in Scouting!
It's more than fun—it's an Adventure!
Troop 97—Sometimes Tough. Often Challenging. Always Rewarding.
Last Revision to This Page: 15 August 2019
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