The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
Help out. Have fun.
Volunteers Make ALL THIS Possible! The Boy Scouts of America relies on dedicated volunteers to promote its mission of preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, nearly 1.2 million adults provide leadership and mentoring to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. Through the dedication of these many volunteers, the Boy Scouts of America remains the foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training in America. Scouting volunteers come to Scouting from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.Their are people from a wide array of occupations and backgrounds involved in leading scouts to become good citizens. Volunteers will learn new skills, have fun and build strong friendships that last a lifetime.
The Potawatomi Area Council supports more than 2,500 volunteers who develop and enrich the lives of over 7,000 boys and girls, ages 6 through 20, over the course of a year. The council provides volunteers a wide range of youth and adult training opportunities, including online courses, training videos, and district and council events. Service Area Potawatomi Area Council serves all of Waukesha County and portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Walworth and Washington counties In a Cub Scout pack, Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team, Venturing crew, or Sea Scout ship—or in any position in a district or council—your participation is a service to your community and helps youth become better citizens. As members of the Boy Scouts of America, high-quality adult leaders are important role models for youth. This application helps the chartered organization to select qualified leaders to serve as volunteers. Thank you for completing this application in full. Call today to get start! (262) 544-4881
Our Scouting Programs
We’re excited that you are interested in joining! Your life-changing Scouting journey starts here.
Once you find the perfect unit for your family, fill out an application, and then do a happy dance – you’re on your way.
Youth Ages 11-17
Adolescents and teens ages 11-17 can advance their Scouting skills as members of Scouts BSA. This is the traditional Scouting experience, which is youth-led and inspires leadership, self-discovery, service and community engagement. Young women and men are welcome to join Scouts BSA.