Links to official Boy Scouts of America information, resources and forms.
Boy Scouts of America National Council website

Training, Scouting Safely, Resources, Awards and Outdoor Programs (National Council Website)

BSA Medical Form: This form is necessary whenever you are going on a campout that is longer then 72 hours.

Youth Application: Fill this form out to sign up to join Boy Scouts of America.

Adult Application: Fill this form out to be an adult leader.

Eagle Scout Project Workbook: Use this workbook to help you plan and execute your Eagle Scout Project. You want to right click this link and select save as instead of opening it in a new tab.

Eagle Scout Application: When you are ready to apply for the Eagle Scout Rank you fill this form out.

Merit Badge Counselor: Fill out this application to become a merit badge counselor. You will also need an adult application and have taken youth protection training.

2017-2018 Program Planning Guide: This guide helps your unit plan their year round program and helps you know what’s going on in the Sequoia Council.

Boys Life Coloring Book: You’re never too old to color. So grab some crayons, markers or colored pencils and have fun.

Summer Time Pack Award: To encourage a pack to be active when school is out for the summer, by doing one activity per month in June, July, and August. For more information please visit the national website here.

Fiscal Resources for Units

Clarifying Unit Tax Exempt Status

Local BSA Unit Federal Reporting Requirement Regarding IRS Form 990-N

Fiscal Policies for BSA Units FAQ

Publications
Scouting Magazine: A monthly magazine that all registered leaders receive.  Timely program helps for all levels of Scouting.

Boys’ Life magazine – Scouts read Boys’ Life magazine. Look for the regular score of fiction, comics, jokes, Scouts in Action, Gifts and Gimmicks and more in the latest issue of Boys’ Life!

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. A wealth of resources and information are provided to enable adult leaders and youth to help us maintain our impeccable safety record.

Guide to Awards and Insignia – The BSA Guide to Awards and Insignia presents detailed information to enable our members to wear the correct complete uniform on all suitable occasions.

Boy Scout Requirements – Boy Scouting provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The steps in the advancement system help Boy Scouts to grow in self-reliance and in their ability to help others.

Uniform Inspection Sheet – Boy Scouts/Varsity Scouts – Ensure that Scouts present themselves properly dressed in their uniforms.

Wilderness Use Policy – In order to minimize human impact on fragile ecosystems, the Boy Scouts of America emphasizes these practices for all troops, teams, and crews planning to use wilderness areas.

Manual for Chaplain Aides and Chaplains – This manual will help you discover the duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of chaplain service in Boy Scout troops.

Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook – The purpose of this handbook is to guide units in developing a culture that effectively demonstrates responsible outdoor choices that reduce impacts of Scouting activities. The handbook identifies the responsibilities of the outdoor ethics guide, provides ideas on how to carry out this role, and lists resources. It also provides methods for leaders to support Scouts selected for this position and a way to evaluate success.

Language of Scouting