Welcome to the greatest program around for boys and girls in Kindergarten through 5th grade and their families! The information below has been compiled to help answer any questions you may have as a new Scouting family. There are many friendly volunteers and staff that are ready and willing to help make your experience in Scouting memorable!
Hooked on Scouting!
If you Cub Scout Pack is participating in the Hooked on Scouting program, you should have received one of these:
Zebco 202 Fishing Pole
We want you and your family to come and catch your first fish at one of our Hooked on Scouting Fishing days on October 5th! It is a free event, you don’t need a fishing license, and the WHOLE family can bring their rods and come fish! Special thank you to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for helping to make these events possible!
Fishing Locations-October 5th 9am to Noon
- Adams County-Lake Marburg – Codorus State Park
- 2600 Smith Station Road, Hanover, PA
- Once in the park, follow signs for the Sailboat Launch area off of Smith Station Road
- Cumberland/Perry County-Colonel Denning State Park
- 1599 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, PA
- Park Maps
- Once in the park, follow signs towards the lake area. You will see Hooked on Scouting signs and you will know that you arrived at the right place.
- Dauphin County-Harrisburg Hunters and Anglers
- 6611 Hunters Run Road, Harrisburg, PA
- As you arrive at Harrisburg Hunters and Anglers follow the signs for parking and the event will take place around the lake
- York County-Gifford Pinchot State Park
- 2200 Rosstown Road, Lewisberry, PA
- Park Map
- Conewago Day Use Area -When you pull into the area labeled on the map, drive towards the boat rental area. As you reach the end of the parking lot turn left. Fishing and instruction will take place along the Lakeside Trail between the Boat Rental and the Nature Building.
- York County-Izaak Walton League of Dallastown
- 7133 Iron Stone Hill Road, Dallastown, PA
- As you arrive at the Izaak Walton League follow the signs for parking
Information for New Scouting Families
Your Pack should have provided you with some sort of Welcome Packet with lots of great information about your Pack as well as information about Scouting in general. Many of those resources are readily available below:
- My Cub Scout Adventure Plan
- 2019 Cub Scout Parent Orientation Guide
- Popcorn and Nuts Welcome Letter
- Family Cub Scout Events
- National Webpage for Cub Scouting
Scouting is for the whole family and we hope you will consider getting involved with your local Scouting program! Many hands make the experience of Scouting more enjoyable for everyone. Talk with your Cubmaster or Committee Chair today to see how you can get involved with your son or daughter’s Scouting experience!