Information for Unit Leaders



Website Links

Promotional Materials | Recruiting Materials | Family Scouting

Advancement | Council Honor Roll | National Eagle Scout Association

Internet Advancement | Internet Rechartering | Eagle Reference Letter

Duty to God (Religious Relationships) | Merit Badge Counselor List (rev 6.01.19)

Forms & Applications

Becoming a Merit Badge Counselor: To become a Merit Badge Counselor you need to fill out a Merit Badge Counselor Application & BSA Adult Application.  Proof of current Youth Protection Training is required with Applications.  Forms should be dropped dropped off to our Service Center (in Person or US Mail).  Once your applications are processed you must take Scouts BSA - Merit Badge Counselor Training (my.scouting.org) within 90 days.

Merit Badge | Download

BSA Adult Application | Download

Youth Protection Training | Link

Unit Advancement Report | Download

Unit Money-Earning Application | Download

Camping Resources | View


Updating unit pins on BeAScout is an important step in helping prospective Scouts and their families get in touch with units in your council.

BeAScout is open for units to indicate boy-only (default), family pack, or girl-only AND the date that they will begin accepting female applications.

    • Log in to your My.Scouting account; select Menu at the top left
    • From the drop-down menu, select your unit
    • Select Organization Manager
    • Select the Settings tab
    • Scroll to Family Scouting
    • If remaining boy-only, do nothing (this is the default setting); otherwise, select girls only or boys and girls
    • Enter the date that the unit will be welcoming girls. 
    • Click Commit

Scouting Safely

The Boy Scouts of America has nearly a century of experience conducting high-adventure outdoor activities in a manner that is safe for all participants. Resources and information are provided to enable adult leaders and youth to help us maintain our impeccable safety record. Visit site.


Guide to Safe Scouting | View

Activity Consent Form & Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian | Download

Informed Consent | Download

Request for Certificate of Insurance | Download

Incident Information Report | Download

Meeting Place Inspection Checklist | Download


HSR Insurance | Download

Annual Health and Medical Record | Instructions and Download

Immunization Exemption Request | Download

Medical Care Exemption Request | Download

BSA National

BSA National Council Information Center BSA National Council Scouting Safely Center BSA Online Training Center

  • Need Help? Click Here for the Frequently Asked Questions
  • Need assistance? E-mail myscouting@netbsa.org with your logon e-mail address and contact information.  Please include your council name and headquarters city.  Our representatives are available between 7 a.m. (CT) and 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday.  You will receive a response by the close of business on the day following your inquiry.

Training Awards

Den Leader | Download

Cub Scouting | Download

Boy Scouting | Download

Varsity Scouting | Download

Venturing | Download

Award/Nomination Forms

Venturing Leadership Award | Download

District Award of Merit | Download

Silver Beaver Award | Download

Unit Leader Award of Merit | Download

Key Progress Record

Cubmaster | Download

Scoutmaster | Download

Coach | Download

Advisor | Download