Boy Scouts of America Research Reports
These reports provide insight into the Scouting program and its benefits to youth, volunteers, and communities:
Scout Family Survey
The Atlanta Area Council surveyed the parents of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers right here in our Council.
- Scouting Engagement Survey [PDF]
- The Atlanta Area Council conducted this local survey to find how parents and Boy Scouts view the effectiveness of the Boy Scout program.
- Values Of Scouts [PDF - 1.9 MB]
- Scouting provides youth with an opportunity to try new things, provide service to others, build self confidence, and reinforce ethical standards.
- Volunteer Outcomes Study [PDF]
- Volunteers who become involved in Scouting in order to share their skills and values with young people find learning, growth, and fulfillment in the experience.
- A Year in the Life [PDF]
- This independent study finds that Scouting program has positive benefits for youth, families, and communities.
- Summer Camp Outcomes Study [PDF]
- This study infers that positive outcomes of Scout summer camp occur because the environment and activities at camp incorporate all of the elements of healthy youth development.