Special Needs Scouting

There are many resources available to help leaders and parents make sure youth with special needs have a great experience in Scouting. In Suffolk County, many units have youth with special needs. In addition, there are special needs unit with organizations such as Western Suffolk BOCES, AHRC, IGHL, etc. To learn more about our special needs Scouting Division, please reach out to our District Associate. 


The basic premise of Scouting for youth with disabilities is that every boy wants to participate fully and be respected like every other member of the troop.