Scouting 101

New to Scouting?  Thinking about Scouting?  

We developed this section to answer some common questions...
 
What is scouts about?
Will scouts help my son grow?
Why should I sign my son up?
How is Boy Scouts organized?
What can I expect from scouts?
What is expected of me?
How much does it cost per year to be a Cub Scout?

 
As You Browse This Section, Look For the Videos...  
 
We included videos to give you a feel for what scouting has meant to others and how it touched them and their family...  
 

Scouting Fees

For renewing Cub Scouts, the fee is $75 (or $87 with Boys Life Magazine) per calendar year:
  • The fee covers 12 months of scouting.
  • $33 for Council Fee
  • $42 to Pack.
  • $12 for Boys Life Magazine (optional).
  • These fees must be paid by November 15 for the following calendar year.
For those Cub Scouts starting in September the fee is $86 (or $102 with Boys Life Magazine):
  • The fee covers 16 months of scouting.
  • $44 for Council Fee ($11 for balance of current calendar year and $33 for the following calendar year). 
  • $42 to Pack for the following calendar year ($0 for rest of the current calendar year).
  • $16 for Boys Life Magazine ($4 for balance of current calendar year and $12 for the following calendar year, optional).
  • These fees must be paid at the time of registration.

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