Friends of Scouting

FRIENDS OF SCOUTING IS THE COUNCIL’S SINGLE LARGEST SOURCE OF FUNDING

Friends of Scouting, the Crater Lake Council annual giving campaign, helps ensure high-quality Scouting programs for every youth. Accounting for 15% of our funding each year, the campaign is vital to our Council’s success.

Click Here to Donate now to the 2020 Friends of Scouting Campaign.

Sign Up for your 2020 Friends of Scouting Presentation Click Here

THE TRUE COST OF SCOUTING

Did you know:

  • It costs $300 to provide one year of quality programs for each Scout.
  • More than 82% of the Council budget goes toward program support that impacts the quality of every youth’s Scouting experience.

 

Your investment in Friends of Scouting helps to fund:

  • Local programs and activities throughout the Council territory
  • Camp scholarships, uniforms and registration fees for youth who could otherwise not participate
  • The Scout Service Center, which coordinates Scouting activities and provides customer service
  • Accident and liability insurance to protect youth and adult members
  • Professional staff who counsel, guide and inspire volunteer leadership
  • Camps and facilities for year-round camping and Cub Scout family outdoor events
  • Opportunities to attend summer camp and high-adventure events
  • Advancement programs that recognize Scouts meeting the learning and achievement goals they set
  • Development and distribution literature and training materials
  • Leadership training for youth who will become future community leaders

 

Pay your 2019 Friends of Scouting Pledge Click Here

Friends of Scouting Resources

Resources for Friends of Scouting Volunteers

2020 Friends of Scouting Status

Find your Unit's current Friends of Scouting Status

Friends of Scouting Honor Units

Find out how your Pack or Troop can earn Scout Bucks and free advancement