How to Join
Contact Daniel Webster Council
Daniel Webster Council will be able to help you locate the right unit for your needs. Do you need a unit that meets on a certain day of the week or a unit that is chartered to your child’s school? The council will be able to help you locate the unit pack or troop to best meet your individual needs.
Start Your Adventure in Scouting!
Welcome to Scouting! You are now part of the Boy Scouts of America, the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.
Contact Your Unit
Once you have determined the best unit for your family, contact the unit leader to find out when their next recruitment event will be held.
Your application will take time to be approved by the unit leader. If you have any questions during the application process, contact your unit leader or local council service center.
3 Ways to Join
Whether you’re a parent of an elementary, intermediate or high school aged child, there are plenty of ways for you to get involved with the Boy Scouts of America.
Recruitment events take place at the beginning of the school year, and may be held at your local school or at one of our chartered partners. During these events you will have the opportunity to meet with a unit leader, get questions answered, and fill out an application to join. These events are scheduled by the unit leader.
The Boy Scouts of America now offers an online application process that can be completed from start to finish without a single piece of paper changing hands.
We will be able to help assist you in the join process. We can direct you to the closest unit to your area.
Want to learn more about what the Boy Scouts of America has to offer? Learn more about our programs and the benefits of Scouting for today’s youth.
Frequently Asked Questions
When compared to the cost of sports and many other activities, there is no doubt that Scouting delivers great value to its members! Beginning August 1, 2020, the registration fee to join Scouting is $66 annually. In addition, there is a one-time $25 fee, a $6 insurance fee, uniform costs and nominal activity fees that may be charged by your local unit. Of course, these costs may be offset by unit fundraising and other available scholarship funds. Please contact your local unit leadership for details.
Meeting times and locations vary. Typically, though, units meet weekly or bi-weekly during the school year and less frequently during the summer. Each individual unit will work to set a meeting location and schedule that is convenient for its members. With a number of units meeting in most neighborhoods, there is sure to be an option that fits within your family’s schedule.
Absolutely! Scouting seeks to provide the positive outcomes of character development and leadership skills for all eligible youth. Since its founding in 1910, the BSA has guided young men and women of all abilities down their path to success. Based on the individual needs and circumstances involved, unit leadership will work with a child’s parents to ensure a challenging and rewarding Scouting experience.
Although there are many resources available to find more information about Scouting, the best is a direct connection with a local unit in your neighborhood! From meeting times, to planned activities, they’ll provide answers to all of your Scouting questions. Contact us to learn more.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering! There is nothing more rewarding than helping young people take their first steps down the path to success. It’s easy to get started! Simply complete an adult application and submit it, along with the $36 annual registration fee, to your unit’s leadership. They will guide you step-by-step through the process. Are you interested in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor or getting involved in other ways? Contact us to learn more.
You’ve made a great choice to explore the fun and adventure of Scouting! To get started, simply complete a youth application and submit it, along with the registration fee, to your unit’s leadership. They will guide you step-by-step through the process.