BANKRUPTCY UPDATE FROM THE SCOUT EXECUTIVE
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has been working tirelessly to equitably compensate survivors and continue the mission of Scouting through its financial restructuring process. Quivira Council has closely monitored the events leading to the vote on the current Plan of Reorganization including the global settlement trust for abuse survivors.
NATIONAL COUNCIL CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY
On February 18, 2020 the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.
BSA MEMBERSHIP FEE INCREASE DETAILS AND FAQ
The Boy Scouts of America has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. Unfortunately, operating costs have continued to rise and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program.
Citizenship in Society
This new Merit Badge rolls out today (Monday, November 1) and becomes an Eagle requirement on July 1, 2022. Please view the video announcement below and then download the guidelines and requirements.
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