BSA Membership Standards Policy effective January 1, 2014. The Boy Scouts of America, in February, embarked on the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history to consider the impact of potential changes to its membership standards policy on the organization and gather perspectives from inside and outside of the Scouting family. This review created an outpouring of feedback from the Scouting family and the American public, from both those who agree with the current policy and those who support a change. Click here for details.
There have been several questions raised recently concerning our members wearing their uniforms while participating in events supporting political and social issues. Click here for an official statement on Scouting and social and political causes.