Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers
with disabilities and special needs to participate in the same program as do their peers.
The BSA’s policy has always been to treat members with disabilities and special needs as much like other members as possible, but a local council may make some accommodations in advancement requirements if necessary.
The Cradle of Liberty Council Special Needs Committee is charged with providing guidance and training to families and volunteers as they provide the Scouting program to Scouts with disabilities and special needs. Contact Ryan Martin, staff adviser to the Special Needs Committee, should you wish to work with the committee or request assistance.