Friends of Scouting

The Far East Council relies upon those who use the Scouting program to help pay for the program.   It's mostly paid by Scout Shop sales, CFC, activities & camping income, investments.  However there is a portion that we raise under the Friends of Scouting campaign.  We ask units and districts to help raise funds by reaching out to those in the community for donations.  Some ask family members (grandparents, aunts, uncles, older cousins), others talk to local businesses and organizations to see who can contribute as every bit counts.  One good thing is contributions are tax deductible.

Help is available to explain this important program to your committee and to your families, please reach out to your district professionalYou can make your donation online now; CLICK HERE and help support YOUR council and the legacy of Scouting!

As an individual (youth or adult) you can earn the following incentives for collecting contributions.


$25         Entry Level Donor (1 FOS Donor Round Patch)

$100      Century Level Donor (1 FOS CSP)

$225      Support one Scout (2 FOS CSPs)

$450      Support two Scouts (3 FOS CSPs)

$500      Patron Donor (3 FOS CSPs and a Patron Donor Patch)

$1000   Guardian Donor (3 FOS CSPs and numbered Guardian Donor Patch)

FOS Donor Round Patch

Dog FOS Council Service Patch (CSP)

Pig FOS Council Service Patch (CSP)

Rooster FOS Council Service Patch (CSP)

Patron Donor Patch similar to the Guardian Donor Patch but without the limited numbering

Patron Donor Patch

Guardian Donor Patch (Numbered)