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The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America, incorporated on February 8, 1910, and chartered by Congress in 1916, is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.

Silver Buffalo Awards

Created in 1925, the Silver Buffalo Award for distinguished service to youth is awarded to those persons who give noteworthy and extraordinary service to youth. This award is Scouting's highest commendation of the invaluable contributions that outstanding Americans make to youth.

Report to the Nation

Each year, the Boy Scouts of America delivers this report to the President and Congress of the United States.

2011-2015 BSA Strategic Plan
TheĀ 2011-2015 BSA Strategic Plan defines specific, measurable goals the organization will pursue over the next five years.

Scouting Forms From the National Council
A repository of the latest official versions of popular forms available for download.

Be Prepared...for the SAT and ACT