Rechartering Resources  

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) renews its federal charter (originally granted in 1916) each year through reporting to Congress. The BSA, in turn, grants charters to sponsoring (chartered) organizations who must report to Scouting annually to renew their local charters. 

Rechartering is the process where a Scout unit renews its charter as an official part of the Boy Scouts of America. The process involves:

  • an update of the unit's rosters (including adding/subtracting members, updating contact information for individuals or your unit's chartering organization,
  • payment of registration fees with the national Boy Scouts of America national organization,
  • and payment of group insurance coverage. 


Charter Renewal Guide
Internet Renewal - step by step screen shots
Annual Charter Agreement 
Memo to Units Chartered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  
Recharter Fee Calculator
Insurance Information
Charter Presentation Script for the Chartering Organization
Fiscal Policies and Procedures for BSA Units


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