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Welcome to Scouting!

Welcome to Scouting in the Buckeye Council!  Below you will find a number of resources that you may find helpful as you begin your adventure.

Please don't hesitate to contact your Scouting professionals with any questions you may have.

Stark County

Christopher McIntyre - - 330-580-4272 ext 137

Canton City Schools

Mindy Fankhauser - - 300-580-4272 ext 138

Columbiana County, including Alliance and Minerva

Chris Hyde - - 330-904-2823

Wayne and Holmes County

Brooke Johnson -

What is Cub Scouts?

For a more in depth look at cub scouts please click here.External Link

Youth Protection Guidelines

The BSA has adopted the following policies for the safety and well-being of its members. While these policies are primarily for the protection youth members, they also serve to protect adult leaders.

  • Minimum two-deep leadership on all outings required.
  • One-on-one contact between adults and youth members prohibited.
  • Separate accommodations for adults and Scouts required.
  • Privacy of youth respected.
  • Inappropriate use of cameras, imaging, or digital device prohibited.
  • No secret organizations.
  • No hazing.
  • No bullying.
  • Youth leadership monitored by adult leaders.
  • Discipline mus be constructive.
  • Appropriate attire for all activities.
  • Members are responsible to act according to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Units are responsible to enforce Youth Protection Policies.
  • Mandatory reporting of child abuse.
  • Social media guidelines.

To read the Youth Protection Guidelines in their entirety please visit the Youth Protection website. External Link

What supplies do I need? 

For cub scout books, uniforms and more visit the scout shop at 2301 13th St NW Canton, OH 

What to do before your first meeting?

Start working on the Bobcat Requirements

Bobcat Requirements

1. Learn and say the Scout Oath, with help if needed.

2. Learn and say the Scout Law, with help if needed.

3. Show the Cub Scout sign.  Tell what it means.

4. Show the Cub Scout handshake.  Tell what it means.

5. Say the Cub Scout motto.  Tell what it means.

6. Show the Cub Scout salute.  Tell what it means.

7. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide - Bobcat Requirements.

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