New Scout Checklist

New Scout Checklist – For Boy Scouts


New to the troop? Start with our Troop Essentials Guidebook

Important Forms


After you turn in these forms, you will receive a Troop 49 folder, Class B t-shirt, Troop 49 neckerchief, neckerchief slide, Boy Scout Handbook, and Uniform insignia (“49” and “85 year bar”)


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SUMMER CAMP:

  • Talk to your parents about attending summer camp.

  • Read the parent and scout information booklets (usually available by March)

  • Make arrangements to pay for camp through the camp coordinator and/or treasurer.

  • Have your doctor complete part C of the BSA Medical form, which requires a physical exam, and return to the Membership coordinator no later than June 1.

New Scout Parents – Parent Checklist


  • Assist your son in completing the registration forms listed above or in the joining folder you received at the meeting (don’t forget to sign)

  • Review the exercises in the BSA Handbook pamphlet: How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide.

  • Give your son a check for the joining fee of $24 (made out to “Troop 49”). If you are joining mid-year, ask if the fee can be pro-rated).

  • Get your son an official boy Scout Uniform. The components can be purchased new online or from the BSA Council store, or ask the troop if used/donated shirt and pants are available.

The council store is located in Everett at:

Everett Service Center
1715 – 100th Pl SE #B
Everett, WA 98208
Trading Post: 425-341-0353
M-F: 9AM-5:30PM
Sat: 9AM – 12:30 PM

Items to purchase:

  1. BSA Short Sleeved Shirt ~$45

  2. BSA pants or shorts ~$30-50

  3. BSA belt and buckle ~$13

  4. Official shirt insignia

      1. Council shoulder patch

      2. World Scout Crest

      3. Tan 4

      4. Tan 9

      5. Green Should Loop



  1. US Flag Emblem
    (comes with uniform)

  2. Patrol Emblem
    (Provided by Troop)

  3. Shoulder Loops

  4. World Crest Emblem

  5. Badge of Rank
    (Provided by Troop)

  6. Council Shoulder Patch

  7. Unit Numerals - 4 9

  8. Badge of Office
    (Provided by Troop)

  • If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out and return the Troop Resource Survey and talk with the Committee Chair or Membership Coordinator about how you can help.