2006 Year in Review

Youth Served

Percent Change
2006 vs. 2005
Tiger Cub Scouts 247,017 1.4%
Cub Scouts 819,882 -1.8%
Webelos Scouts 634,962 -4.8%
Total Cub Scout-Age 1,701,861 -2.5%
Boy Scouts 860,675 -2.2%
Varsity Scouts 62,161 -2.3%
Total Boy Scout-Age 922,836 -2.2%
Total Venturers 244,266 -2.3%
Total Members 2,868,963 -2.4%
Elementary 696,858 9.4%
Middle School/Junior High 254,780 19.7%
High School 526,212 2.1%
Exploring 172,291 -4.7%
Special Needs 100,626 -1.6%
Total Learning for Life 1,750,767 6.2%
Total Members/Participants 4,619,730 0.7%

Adult Volunteers

Pack Scouters 480,457 -2.6%
Troop Scouters 542,356 -0.3%
Crew Scouters 63,500 -0.5%
Council Scouters 43,638 -3.6%
Total Scout Leaders 1,129,951 -1.4%
Learning for Life 61,041 -2.3%
Total Adults 1,190,992 -1.5%

Year-End Units/Groups

Packs 51,077 -0.8%
Troops 42,269 -1.3%
Teams 8,264 1.0%
Crews 19,920 -1.0%
Total Scout Units 121,530 -0.9%
Total Learning for Life Groups 16,354 0.3%

Service Hours Completed 33,176,372

Eagle Scout Awards 51,728

Top Five Merit Badges Earned

First Aid 84,792
Swimming 76,692
Environmental Science 74,583
Camping 61,469
Citizenship in the World 58,097
Total Merit Badges Earned 1,930,058

Boys' Life Subscriptions 1,122,116

Scouting Magazine Subscriptions 1,010,677*

*Boys' Life and Scouting magazine figures are average yearly circulation. (These figures are certified by the Audit Bureau of Circulation.)


Camp Attendance

Day Camp
Cub Scout 286,722
Family Camping
Cub Scout 203,175
Long-Term Resident Camp
Cub Scout/Webelos Scout 95,459
Boy Scout 416,152
Venturing 7,419
High-Adventure Camp
Councils 74,411
Philmont Camping 33,583
Florida Sea Base 11,223
Northern Tier 5,923

 

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