Membership

Boy Scout Troop 396 program year runs from February 1st to January 30th every year.  Your membership automatically expires on these dates if you do not recharter.

Youth joining requirements:
Your son can be a Scout if he has completed the fifth grade and is at least 10 years old or is age 11 or has earned the Arrow of Light Award and is at least 10 years old, but has not reached age 18.
  1. Review the Troop Handbook found on our Documents and Forms page.
  2. Complete the BSA Youth Application.
  3. Complete Parts A & B of the BSA Medical Form (note that these sections do not require physician signature -- that is only required prior to participation in events longer than 72 hours)
  4. Fill out the Troop/Crew Annual Rate sheet found on our Documents and Forms page.
  5. Give the completed application and rate sheet with fees made payable to "Troop 396" to the Scoutmaster or Registrar.
  6. Secure a copy of the Boy Scout Handbook and complete the joining requirements as listed.
Adult joining requirements:
  1. Complete the Boy Scouts of America Adult Application (code: 524-501) be sure not to miss the background check page!
  2. Complete Youth Protection Training online and print your Certificate of Completion
  3. Complete Parts A & B of the BSA Medical Form (note that these sections do not require physician signature -- that is only required prior to participation in events longer than 72 hours)
  4. Fill out the Troop/Crew Annual Rate Sheet found on our Documents and Forms page.
  5. Give the completed application and rate sheet with fees made payable to "Troop 396" to the Scoutmaster or Registrar.