Join Cub Scouts

Pack 20 Madeira offers a Family Pack experience that includes boys, girls, and their families. Den offerings include Lions (Kindergarten), Tigers (First Grade), Wolves (Second Grade), Bears (Third Grade), Webelos (Fourth Grade) and Arrow of Light (Fifth Grade). Click on the appropriate grade level button below to learn more:


Five reasons to join

  1. Learn something new!
  2. Make new friends!
  3. Spend quality time with friends and family while serving the community!
  4. Learn RESPECT and LEADERSHIP through Scouting!
  5. Have FUN!

Apply online

Please use the online membership application to apply for either Youth Scout (ages 4-10 years old/grades K-5) or Adult Volunteers.


Why join Pack 20?

First and foremost, it’s fun! You and your Cub Scout will get the chance to participate in memorable events like Pinewood Derby, rocket launches, camping, fishing, archery, and more!

There are a lot of activities for your kids to choose from such as sports, dance, music, etc. Scouting is unique in that the foundational goal is to help kids build a skill set that sets them up for happy, healthy, and successful lives. Specifically, we focus on development in the following three key areas as referenced in the Scout Oath that is recited at every meeting:

  • Physically strong – We keep the Cub Scouts active inside and outside, they learn physical skills (building, camping, cooking), and gain confidence in what they can accomplish physically.
  • Mentally awake – Cub Scouts are challenged to think in new ways (teamwork, problem-solving, leadership skills).
  • Morally straight – Cub Scouts are encouraged to think beyond themselves, developing a sense of responsibility and accountability to their families, communities, their faith, and the world at large.

Family time at its best!

Your time is valuable. Today’s families, more than ever, struggle to find time to spend together. Cub Scouting helps to support your family by providing ready-made opportunities for your and your child. to do things together. Cub Scouting stands out around the many activities offered today in that you, as a family, are involved and helping your child along the way. The family is the basis of Cub Scouting. Cub Scouting exists to support your family and help enrich your family time together.


Join Cub Scouts FAQ

Cub Scouts is for boys and girls in Kindergarten through fifth grades, or 5 to 10 years of age. Those who are older than 10, or who have completed the fifth grade, can no longer join Cub Scouts, but they may be eligible to join the Scouting BSA or Venturing programs depending on their age and grade level.
Cub Scout Pack 20 is excited to welcome girls into our Scouting family! By welcoming both girls and boys into the program even more youth will have access to the character development and leadership opportunities that Scouting promises. Please see Scouts BSA's press release announcing girls being welcomed into Scouting along with additional details on how the girls will be included by visiting the official Cub Scouts web page.
Please refer to Costs FAQ section on the FAQ page for more information about the costs related to Cub Scouts.
If you are interested in volunteering, express your interest to the Cubmaster or Den Leaders. While there's no guarantee that a specific role or position will be available, there is usually some way in which you can contribute. Cub Scout Pack 20 is appreciative of any offers to help and welcomes contributions! There are some single-instance volunteer opportunities such as Popcorn Kernel or Pinewood Derby Chair. All volunteers with Cub Scout Pack 20 will have to undergo a background check and complete the BSA Youth Protection Training (YPT).
Cub Scout Pack 20 is chartered by the Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church (MSPC) and serves the Madeira, Ohio area, but being a resident is not a requirement to join the Pack. Membership is open to anybody within the tri-state area.
There are tens of thousands of Cub Scout Packs in the United States and its territories, as well as Packs that serve the families of U.S. citizens who live overseas. Go to BeAScout.org, select Cub Scouts, input in your zip code, select Cub Scouts, and click the "Find a Unit" button. You will be directed to a Google map and provided a list of units in your area. You will also be provided contact information for the BSA Council serving your zip code.
United States citizenship is not required for youth or adult members.