Why Become a Cub Scout?

For more than 50 years, Pack 617 has been proudly serving boys in grades 1 through 5 in the Garden Road community of Poway, California.

Pack 617′s leaders and parents work together to teach our Scouts the purposes of Cub Scouting thus preparing them for Boy Scouts, as well as providing a great character and values foundation for their future. Pack Leaders and parents working closely together provide a safe, fun and educational experience for our Scouts.

Our year-round family oriented programs focus on the following 10 Purposes of Cub Scouting:


Since 1910, Scouting has been weaving lifetime values into fun and educational activities designed to help families teach their boys how to make good decisions throughout their lives and give them confidence as they become the adult leaders of tomorrow. Cub Scouting teaches boys to do their best and be helpful to others.

We are part of the Black Mountain District of San Diego/Imperial Council – Boy Scouts of America. For additional information, see our FAQs page.

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