For over 50 years, Aldgersgate United Methodist Church has been the home of the premier scouting units in Urbandale. An important part of our youth outreach ministry, scouting provides youth with a safe environment filled with adventure, learning, and fun. Scouting offers life-changing experiences that youth and parents simply cannot get anywhere else.

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Cub Scout Pack 96

Boys and Girls - Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Cub Scouts is where fun and exploration meet family and learning. From the pinewood derby, to camping, and other adventures, Cub Scouts will help build a foundation of character.

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Scouts BSA Troop 96 - Boys

Boys ages 11 - 18

Aldersgate has been home to Troop 96 for over 50 years. Providing a safe environment for boys to grow into young men, while learning leadership, character, and valuable life skills. Your son will have the opportunity to earn the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 96.

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Scouts BSA Troop 96 - Girls

Girls ages 11 - 18

Think camping, climbing, hiking, fishing, and outdoor adventure in Scouts is just for the boys? Think only boys can become Eagle Scouts? Guess again.

The girls troop does everything the boys do, and more. The exact same program as the boys, but just for girls.

Ready to start your child’s adventure?