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Youth Programs Offered by Crossroads of America

Cub Scouting

Cub Scouting

A year-round, family-friendly program designed for children in kindergarten through fifth grade (ages 5-10). Activities are used to achieve the aims of Scouting—citizenship training, character development and personal fitness.

Scouts BSA

Scouts BSA

Designed for ages 11-17, youth in Scouts BSA learn responsible citizenship, character development and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities and educational programs.

Venturing

Venturing

A high-adventure based program for young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20. Its purpose is to provide positive experiences to help youth mature and prepare them to become responsible adults.

Exploring

Exploring

A career development program for young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20. Exploring units have a focus on a single career field, such as police, fire/rescue, health, law, aviation and engineering.

Sea Scouts

Sea Scouts

A program for young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20 that promotes citizenship and improved members’ boating skills through instruction and practice in water safety, boating skills, and knowledge of maritime heritage.

STEM Scouts

STEM Scouts

A new program focused on fun ways for young men and women, grades 3-12, to learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) using hands-on activities led by STEM professionals.

After School Program

After School

A council specific program for youth in a non-traditional setting through trained program leaders facilitating weekly programming to help them grow into well-rounded individuals.

Reaching for Tomorrow

Reaching for Tomorrow

A character development program that equips at-risk and special needs youth with life skills to overcome life's challenges by providing grade-specific, character education and basic skills.

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