Friends of Scouting

Invest in Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. In the future, Scouting will continue to offer young people responsible fun and adventure, instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law, and train young people in citizenship, service and leadership. There are numerous ways to invest in Scouting. Investments that can benefit youth today, as well as into the future.

Each year parents of Scouts and community members in the Suwannee River Area Council are asked to contribute to the annual Friends of Scouting campaign. This campaign is an essential component of the funding efforts for our council, raising over 35% of the council`s annual income.

Our Council Finance Team is working to achieve the annual Council Friends of Scouting goal. Each year our financeTeamworks toward achievingthe council’sgoal through individual and corporate solicitations. In addition, each Districthastheir ownFOS goal and launch their local campaigns Januarythrough May. Personal gifts and financial support truly make a difference – Scouting is alive and well in13 countiesserving over 2,200 youth in the program.Please consider a gift to the Friends of Scouting campaign today. Click here for a brochure explaining the Friends of Scouting campaign for our council.

To Donate online, please click the
Donate Now button above.

If you havequestions, please contact the Council Service Center (850) 576-4146.