Lion is the newest program of the Boy Scouts of America for kindergarten-age boys. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to help young people build character, learn citizenship, develop personal fitness, become effective leaders, and have fun in the outdoors. Cub Scouting is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for boys in the first through fifth grades. The Lion program is exploring the value of a Scouting program for kindergarten-age boys. (Boys must be 5 years old or the year before first grade.)



  • To strengthen Scouting’s position in the community

  • To reflect the diversity of our communities

  • To offer greater support for children and their families

  • To introduce children and their families to the fun of the outdoors

  • To provide extended learning opportunities outside of school


  • Offers age-appropriate activities each month

  • Provides value for families

  • Enhances quality family time

  • Provides a forum for adult interaction

  • Encourages positive interaction between Scouts

  • Strengthens parenting skills

  • Introduces families to Scouting Goals of the Lion Cubs Program


  1. Shirt - The official Lion t-shirt.  

  2. Belt—Official navy-blue web belt with metal buckle.

  3. Cap—Official navy-blue  Lion cap. 

  4. Neckerchief—Optional Lion neckerchief.  The Lion den decides if they will wear the neckerchief.

  5. Neckerchief Slide—Optional Lion neckerchief slide.

    Cub Scout Pack 651, Adamstown, Maryland

    Chartered by the Carroll Manor Fire Company
    National Capital Area Council | Boy Scouts of America

    Pack 651 will not deny membership in our program to any youth or adult leader on the basis of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, or economic status.