Click on the button below to access the library of official BSA Forms. Here you’ll find forms for Medical A/B/C, Eagle Scout Forms – Workbook, Rank Advancement and other Eagle associated forms, Awards, and lots more.
What is recharter? BSA issues a charter through the local Council to a Chartered Organization which allows it to use a BSA program to serve youth in its community. BSA requires that the charter be renewed annually to continue using the program. We call that annual renewal “recharter”.
What else happens during recharter? In addition to renewing the unit charter, recharter time is when all youth and adult members (leaders) renew their membership in BSA. Your unit should also complete the application for the Journey To Excellence Award.
This Guide is an overview of Scouting policies and procedures pulled from numerous sources.
This reference is the Boy Scouts of America’s definitive resource on terms and style specific to Scouting and this organization.
Check this link for a comprehensive selection of guidelines for safe Scouting
BSA has assembled a Frequently Asked Questions page for Parents, Volunteers, Alumni and Visitors. Click on the FAQ button and then click on the self-identified category on the left side of the webpage.
First, try to connect the Scout and counselor in Scoutbook. If that is successful, the counselor is registered and qualified. If unsuccessful, go to the counselor’s home council and search for their Advancement Administrators. Most will have an email address for either the Council Advancement Committee or Professional Advisor. Send an email asking if the counselor has been registered and qualified for the merit badge(s) in question and the status of their Youth Protection Training. Ask California councils if the counselor has completed AB506 training and LiveScan. The unit leader’s “blue card” signature verifies their counselor credentials verification.
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