A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Family Scouting

Our priority is to bring the benefits of Scouting to more youth while remaining true to our mission.


The BSA’s mission 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 Scout Law. We are excited to announce that our Cub Scouting program is now open to boys and girls. By welcoming both girls and boys into the program, even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Scouting promises.


Information will be added as it is distributed, but for all the most up to date information check out the National Family Scouting Webpage. Questions or concerns? Let us know by emailing us at prairielands@scouting.org or calling 217-356-7291.


For quick information, check out our links below:


Family Scouting Infographic

Family Scouting FAQ (For Cub Scouts & Boy Scouts/Scouts BSA) (6/12/18)

OA Membership Update

Family Scouting Q & A