Sign ups for Cub Scouts on Sept. 14

The Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, Sept. 14 will be holding sign-ups for the Cub Scouts in a number of locations across the state of Connecticut. To find a unit near you visit http://www.ctrivers.org/Join or call at 860-913-2700.

Cub Scouting is for boys in kindergarten through fifth grade. The program combines outdoor activities, sports, academics, and more in a fun and exciting program that helps families teach ideals such as honesty, good citizenship, and respect. Last year, more than 20,000 youth participated in Scouting programs across Connecticut Rivers Council.

Cub Scouting roundups, or sign-up events, will be held at schools and other locations during the next couple of weeks, fliers will be distributed in schools before the scheduled roundups. Interested boys and parents are encouraged to attend a meeting in their neighborhood.

The Boy Scouts of America comprises more than one million volunteers working together for the sole purpose of helping its nearly three million youth succeed in life.

For more information, contact Manny Martinez, district executive at (860)940-8998 or by email manny.martinez@scouting.org.