Boy Scouts of America 100 year aniversary

Boy Scout Troop 84

Somerville, New Jersey

Frequently Asked Questions for Those New to Scouting

Q: What costs are required to join Scouting?
A: Registration is $48. That's the only required expense. We have some scholarships available for those who need assistance in meeting registration & camping fees. Please see the Scout Master to apply.
Q: I want to become a merit badge counselor. What do I have to do?
A: To become a merit badge counselor for the Scouts in your troop all you have to do is complete a BSA Adult Leader Application and submit it to the council office. No fees are required. Please note on the application that you are applying to become a merit badge instructor. No adult leader training is required.
Q: I am interested in a career in Scouting. Where can I find more information?
A: Visit for basic information about a career with the BSA.







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