Help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities * youth are divided into five sections based on age groups and are all open to both males and females: Beavers: 5-7 years; Cubs: 8-10 years; Scouts: 11-14 years; Venturers: 14-17 years; Rovers: 18-26 years