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Who Pays For Scouting?

​SCOUTS

Youth pay their share from personal savings and participation in money-earning projects. Members buy their own uniforms, handbooks and personal equipment, and pay their own camp fees.
 

PACKS, TROOPS, CREWS AND TEAMS

Weekly or monthly dues and funds from approved money-earning projects meet expenses for supplies and activities, such as camping equipment, registration fees, Boys Life magazine, awards and badges, special activities and program materials.
 

PARENTS, UNITS AND CHARTERED ORGANIZATIONS

These groups help provide support for various activities and programs.
 

THE COMMUNITY

Scouting is supported by the United Way, Friends of Scouting, bequests and special contributions.
   
The not-for-profit standard for fund allocation is that $.75 of every dollar is spent on program.