February Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 7, Issue 7
Man's Best Friend
Webelos Athlete & Engineer
Tiger Big Ideas 12 & 13
Each year your local
council establishes a budget to provide unit service, administration,
training, outdoor and camping facilities, and quality program activities in
the continuing effort to serve more boys.
Just as your pack raises funds for pack operation through den dues
and money-earning projects, the council raises funds for council operation
through the United Way and/or other methods.
Many council conduct an
annual Friends of Scouting, or FOS, to provide opportunities for parents,
Scouters, and friends of Scouting to financially support the growth of the
Scouting program. By enrolling
as a Friend of Scouting and supporting your local United Way you can be
helpful in providing financial resources for your local council and be
helpful in interpreting to parents why the council conducts an FOS campaign.
At registration time each
year the pack indicates on its charter application the committee member who
will be responsible during the FOS campaign, which is usually held in the
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