Frequently Asked Questions
Why are there three costs listed?
The annual fee is one that is paid each year to stay registered within the Boy Scouts of America. The first time fee is a processing fee for them to add you or your scout to the system. And Scout Life is the monthly magazine of the Boy Scouts of America.
What are my annual dues used for?
The annual national membership fee and new-member joining fee help pay for the cost of essential services, including program resources, liability insurance for those participating in approved Scouting activities, youth protection and other local council resources.
What is Scouts Life?
Scout Life is the monthly magazine of the Boy Scouts of America. Its target readers are boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 18. It has stories about what is happening in scouting, puzzles and games. As well as, comics and lots of jokes at the end. For more info visit scoutlife.org.