FAQ

FAQ

Q. When does the registration fee increase take effect?

A. All traditional Scouting registrations with an effective date of January 1, 2010, or later will pay the new $15 registration fee or prorated fee of $1.25 per month.

Q. How do you determine who pays the current $10 registration fee and who pays the increased $15 registration fee?

A. The registration fee is based on the effective date of the registration.  Any registration for traditional Scouting with an effective date before January 1, 2010, will pay the $10 registration fee or prorated fee of $0.85 a month.  Any registration for traditional Scouting with an effective date after December 2009 will pay the $15 registration fee or prorated fee of $1.25 per month.

Q. In the fall of 2009, new boys join a Troop, Team or Crew that expires January 31, 2010.  What registration fee do they pay?

A. The new registrants will pay a prorated registration fee at the $10 rate ($0.85 per month).  Then when their unit renews, all renewing and new registrants will pay the increased $15 registration fee.

Q. In the fall of 2009, new boys join a Pack that expires Marsh 31, 2010.  What registration fee do they pay?

A. The new registrants will pay a prorated registration fee at the $10 rate ($0.85 per month).  Then when their unit renews, all renewing and new registrants will pay the increased $15 registration fee.

Q. Who pays the new $15 registration fee?

A. All youth and adults registrations for traditional Scouting with an effective date of January 1, 2010, or later will pay a registration fee based on the $15 registration fee rate of $1.25 per month.  This includes all additional enrollments to current units, new units, and charter renewals.

Q. Who pays the current $10 registration fee?

A. All youth and adult registrations for traditional Scouting with an effective date of December 1, 2009, or earlier will pay a registration fee based on the $10 registration fee rate of $0.85 a month.  This includes all additional enrollments to current units, new units, and charter renewals.

Q. What is the registration fee for Exploring?

A. The Exploring registration fee remains $10 for both youth and adults.

Q. Does the Webelos Transfer fee change?

A. The transfer fee remains $1 for Webelos with a current paid Cub Scout registration who are transferring into a Boy Scout troop.

Q. Our troop recharters in January.  If we complete the paperwork in December do we pay $10 or $15?

A. Troops, Teams and Crews are all paid through 1/31/10.  The recharter effective date is 2/1/10, so all youth and adults would recharter at $15 each.