Orange County Council


Friends of Scouting

The cost to sustain one child in any one of our Councils diverse and proven programs exceeds $300 annually. By supporting our annual Friends of Scouting (FOS) campaign you will be ensuring that we can continue to provide life-changing opportunities to ALL youth in Orange County and many beyond.

Be a Friend!

Click here and help provide Scouting to the Youth in our County

Here are three good reasons to support the Boy Scouts of America in Orange County:

  1. Leadership Training
  2. Character Development
  3. Make Scouting Available to All Youth in Orange County

Right now, Scouting is making a huge difference helping to keep our young people on a positive course in their life’s journey. One of the best places we’ve found to instill these important skills and values is through outdoor adventures – a place away from home where a whole new world unfolds to them.

Like local Patrol Leader Dave who explained, “Scouting gives you a lot of knowledge with different kinds of things … things you might not ever experience except at summer camp … and you learn how challenging it is to be a good leader and live life reverently!” Scouting is helping Dave become a better person!

You can’t put a dollar value on self-esteem and self-confidence. But when they’re absent, we pay a tremendous price. Please help us shape the character of young people so they can develop into responsible citizens.

Help us provide a life changing experience for one or more Scouts. Please make your most generous gift possible online today – whatever level of support is right for you.

Thank you for making a difference!


Follow these 3 simple steps and begin your Scouting journey.


Find a Scouting Unit

Select your preferred program(s) (i.e., Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing), enter your zip code, choose your nearest unit, and select APPLY NOW.


Complete a Youth Application

Create an account with, complete the application, and make a payment.


Start Scouting!

Download the My Scouting app, contact your unit’s leader, and begin your Scouting journey!


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