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Scouting forms from the National Council: A repository of the latest official versions of popular forms, available for download.

Language of Scouting: This reference is the Boy Scouts of America’s definitive resource on terms and style specific to Scouting and this organization.

Guide to Awards and Insignia

Research: The Boy Scouts of America, through its Research Team, produces major studies to assist in telling the story of how Scouting contributes to the lives of youth and volunteers and to their communities.

Strategic Performance Office

International Office

Local Council Finance Support

  • Council Fiscal Management: Provides councils with resources and support in the areas of accounting, governance, and good stewardship through on-site support, training courses, sharing of best practices, and resources for non-profit accounting.

  • Council Fund Development: Assisting local councils with all phases of fundraising planning and execution, including staff and volunteer training, campaign planning, feasibility studies, and campaign discipline coaching.

  • Training

  • Back Office Solutions

Calendar of Religious Dates: The Boy Scouts of America has developed this religious holiday calendar for the use of local units, councils and others in scheduling Scout-related activities. It provides a brief description of each holiday, both in the overall list of holidays and following each month, and an indication of the significance of each as well.

BSA Racing

SCOUTStrong® - Healthy Living Initiative: The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative integrates active lifestyles, healthy eating, and emotional fitness into everything that the Boy Scouts of America does through alliances, campaigns, and updated programs.

Jamboree-on-the-Air: Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community.

Jamboree-on-the-Internet: Jamboree-on-the-Internet, or JOTI, is an annual international Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

Silver Buffalo Awards: Created in 1925, the Silver Buffalo Award for distinguished service to youth is awarded to those persons who give noteworthy and extraordinary service to youth. This award is Scouting's highest commendation of the invaluable contributions that outstanding Americans make to youth.

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