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 Law.
The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. In the future Scouting will continue to
- Offer young people responsible fun and adventure;
- Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law;
- Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership;
- Serve America’s communities and families with its quality, values-based program.
RPC charters three scouting units. Depending on your age and area of interest there are several ways to get involved in scouting:
Cub Scouts – Cub Scout Pack 26 meets on Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30pm. They welcome boys from 1st through 5th grade. More information about their activities can be found on the Pack website sites.google.com/cubpack26ftw
Boy Scouts – Boy Scout Troop 326 meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. They welcome boys from 6th grade through age 18 years. More information about their activities can be found on the troop website www.troop326.net
Sea Scouts – Sea Scouting is co-ed scouting program for young adults ages 14 through 18 (or 13 years and completed 8th grade) with an emphasis on water-based activities such as sailing, kayaking, canoeing, and rowing. Ship 809 has a Land Ship Meeting at RPC once a quarter at 7:00pm. they meet for Regular Sailing Days several times a month. More information can be found at the Ship website www.ship809.org