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Unit Rechartering Information and Resources

2017-2018 Charter Renewal

Annually each Chartered Organization renews its charter with the Boy Scouts of America which assures that the Chartered Organization is using Scouting's programs – whether Pack, Troop, Team, Crew, Ship, or Post – to serve youth and that the unit roster is up to date. This annual renewal is called "RECHARTERING".

Veterans who have been through this process will have no trouble, but for those Scout leaders who are submitting a charter for the first time, your District Commissioner and District Executive are there to help you.  Their contact information is listed in the recharter handbook, for reference. A training session will be conducted at each district Roundtable in the coming months and all Unit Committee Chairs and Chartered Organization Representatives are encouraged to attend.

Charters should be submitted online and the paperwork printed, signed and full fee payment attached, all of which is then submitted to your Unit Commissioner or District Executives by the due date below.  Once this is complete,  the registrar can renew your unit’s charter in a timely manner. 

RETURNING THIS YEAR: Your unit’s on time renewal will earn your unit free Scoutbook access fees for all youth members for one year!

Here is a summary of the timeline for completing the charter renewal process:

For Netawotwes (Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties) Tuskegee, Johnny Appleseed Trail (Ashland, Richland Counties) & Harding Area Districts (Marion, Wyandot Counties):

October - Charter Renewal packets will be distributed at the district Roundtable. October 13 – The online charter renewal system becomes available. December 15 – Deadline for units to turn in the charter renewal paperwork and fee payments to a unit commissioner or district Scouting professional.

Netawotwes, Tuskegee, Johnny Appleseed Trail & Harding Area Charter Renewal Handbook

For Killbuck (Holmes and Wayne Counties) & Sandy Beaver (Columbiana County and the City of Alliance):

November - Charter Renewal packets will be distributed at the district Roundtable.  November 10 – The online charter renewal system becomes available. January 12 – Deadline for units to turn in the charter renewal paperwork and fee payments to a unit commissioner or district Scouting professional.

SB CHARTER BOOKLET TRADITIONAL

SB CHARTER BOOKLET EXPLORER POST

For Hetuck (Stark County):

December - Charter Renewal packets will be distributed at the district Roundtable.  December 15 – The online charter renewal system becomes available. February 9 – Deadline for units to turn in the charter renewal paperwork and fee payments to a unit commissioner or district Scouting professional.

Hetuck Charter Renewal Handbook

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