Scouts BSA

Scouts BSA is a program for grils and boys 11 through 17 designed to develop character, citizenship, and fitness. Through the advancement program and peer group leadership, Scouting helps develop youth into a well-rounded young adults. The Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in Scouting, is recognized around the world as a mark of excellence.

Scouts in Scouts BSA look forward to camping opportunities and many other district activities. In Scouts BSA, youth take responsibility for the activities of the troop. By planning and organizing activities, they develop teamwork and learn to lead as well as follow. While in Scouts BSA, many young men and women also participate in the Venturing and/or Sea Scout programs. Find a unit near you at


Scouts BSA Program Opportunities

Virtual Merit Badges

Service Hours Reporting

North Carolina Arboretum Merit Badge Programs