Friends of Scouting

What is Friends of Scouting?

Financial support is crucial to provide the facilities, materials, programs, training, activities and Scouting leadership for Moraine Trails Council.

The Friends of Scouting (FOS) annual giving campaign raises a significant portion of the council’s budget from the families of youth who participate in Scouting. You help make all the difference!

How does it work?

The Friends of Scouting (FOS) annual giving campaign is planned, directed and conducted by volunteers – and its success depends on them! Each volunteer team has a professional advisor (usually a district executive) to assist with communication, training and supplies.

Instant recognition for all gifts and pledges is done at a pack or troop meeting for any giving level. The presenter will be responsible for following up with the unit FOS chairman to contact the families that were not at the presentation. They will collect the pledge cards and the contributions and deliver them to the district executive or local council service center.