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Join Pack 61

Application &  Registration Forms

If you’re interested in joining us, or even just considering it, please come and visit one of our Pack meetings or Info Night events.  Look on the right for upcoming events or email our Recruitment Chair, Kathleen  (rwspack61©gmail•com)  , to ask a question or request information. If you want more information about our Pack, see our About Pack 61 page.

Learn more about being a scout at scouting.org.

The Registration fee for Scouts covers or susidizes:

  • National and Council BSA Youth Registration and Insurance
  • Awards, Patches and Certificates Earned during the Year
  • Pack Meeting Activities and Supplies
  • Pack T-Shirt
  • Neckerchief to be worn with your Uniform

Other expenses will include:

  • BSA Uniform (Class A) and Handbook up to $100 (hat, shirt, pants, belt and book). Please ask a Pack leader before buying. NOTE: Our Pack only requires the Blue shirt for our Class A uniform, but it always looks nice when Cub Scouts are in full uniform with their blue pants and belt too.
  • Scout’s Life Magazine $15/year – monthly national magazine subscription with comics, inspirational articles and fun facts
  • Optional weekend or overnight events

For a breakdown of our fees, please go to our fee schedule page. For a checklist of items to buy for uniform and handbook click here.

New Scouts

Please complete the following and email it to the Recruitment Chair, Kathleen Boutté Foster.  (rwspack61©gmail•com)  

  1. Pack Online Registration Form (online Google Form)
  2. Check for $275 (New Scout) made payable to “Cub Scout Pack 61” or you can request PayPal option.
  3. BSA Youth Application (pdf)
  4. BSA Health & Medical Record (A&B) (pdf)

Returning Scouts

Please complete the following and email it to the Recruitment Chair, Kathleen Boutté Foster.  (rwspack61©gmail•com)  

  1. Pack Online Registration Form (online Google Form)
  2. Check for $215 (Returning Scout) made payable to “Cub Scout Pack 61” or you can request PayPal option.
  3. BSA Health & Medical Record (A&B) (pdf)
  4. BSA Youth Application (pdf) – needed if Scout’s address, telephone or parent information changed from last year.

Adults

One parent/guardian MUST be willing to participate with your Scout and complete an application. It is essential that one adult attend the Den and Pack meetings (each once a month) with your Scout. NOTE: The online registration form for Scouts, includes Adult information. Please complete the following and email it to the Recruitment Chair, Kathleen Boutté Foster.  (rwspack61©gmail•com)  

  1. Pack Online Registration Form Section with Scout Registration Above (online Google Form)
  2. BSA Adult Application for New Adults (pdf)
  3. BSA Adult Application for Returning Adults (pdf) – if address, telephone, or other relevant information changed from last year; or if YPT has expired; or if you are changing/entering a leadership position to include changing from Bear to Webelos Den Leader .
  4. Check for $100 (New Adult) or $90 (Returning Adult) made payable to “Cub Scout Pack 61” or you can request PayPal option. Adults willing and accepted into our Leadership Team (Committee Chair, Cubmaster, Den Leader, Treasurer, etc.) are paid for by the Pack.
  5. Youth Protection Training (online) – on the page that opens, select the link that says “Click here to login and take Youth Protection training”, then create an account, and complete the online training course; attach completion certificate to the BSA Adult Application
  6. California AB 506 Process (online/pdf) – California requires any Adult who volunteers to work with youth to go through Mandated Reporter Training and a Background Check. The Background Consent Form (pdf) is required to be filled out and a LiveScan fingerprint form (pdf) can be taken to any LiveScan provider found here.
  7. Participation Form (pdf) – please let us know ways that you can help the Pack by filling out and this form.

Optional

  1. Scout’s Life Magazine – If you choose to subscribe to the Scout’s Life monthly magazine subscription, please add an additional $15 in your registration payment.
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