How to build a better budget

All that Scouting costs money. Follow these steps so your troop, pack or crew can make every dollar count.


Scout accounts, revisited

Be reasonable, and remember that Scouting’s nonprofit status is at the heart of the matter.

Boy Scout Popcorn Sales

Ten tips for making popcorn sales pop

Question: What do movies and Scouting have in common? Answer: They both can be made better by popcorn.  It’s nearly fall, and that means it’s time for Scouts to sell popcorn to help fund all


Creative Money-Earning Projects

Packs, troops, and crews are using effective, and often innovative, techniques to fund their annual program activities.


Sale Time in Chelmsford

A troop’s annual yard sale earns money for Scouting and also benefits others far from the Massachusetts location.


Advice on using profits from money-earning projects

Money raised for Scouting should be spent for Scouting, readers agreed in responding to assistant Cubmaster J.E., who asked if boys could use sales earning for things other than Scouting activities and equipment


The Keys to Successful Money-Earning Projects

What’s the best way to earn funds for a well-rounded program? Successful units follow three simple steps: determine financial needs well in advance, choose projects that meet BSA guidelines, and then work like beavers to complete them.