How to Join

The parents of all new SCOUTS should do the following:

  • Subscribe to the Troop email list by clicking this link and sending the resulting email
  • Fill out the BSA Youth Application. You only need to fill out page 5.
  • Fill out Part A of the Annual Health and Medical Record. Be sure and include a copy of both sides of your medical insurance card.
  • Bring these forms to a Troop meeting and give them to the Scoutmaster.

Annual dues are currently $25. They are collected each fall. Preferred payment method is through PayPal or credit card using the button below. (Note there is a $3.00 transaction fee added to cover Pay Pal fees)


Number of Scouts you are paying for (includes $3 transaction fee):
Enter your Scout’s name(s)



If paying dues or any other Troop fees is a hardship for your family, please talk to the Scoutmaster (Doug Stevenson) or the Committee Chair (Debbie Burke).

ADULTS who are taking an adult leadership position in the Troop should do the following:

  • Subscribe to the Troop email list by clicking this link and sending the resulting email
  • Fill out page 5 of the BSA Adult Application. Be sure to sign the release on page 4. You don’t need to fill out the rest of the pages.
  • Fill out The Spirit of Adventure Council CORI Request Form. Providing your SSN is optional, not required. More information is available here about the Council CORI policy.
  • If you will be coming on camping trips or other activities, fill out Parts A and B of the Annual Health and Medical Record. Be sure and include a copy of both sides of your medical insurance card. More detailed instructions about medical forms are on our webpage here.
  • Make a copy of your Massachusetts drivers license or other government ID.
  • Take online Youth Protection training. Go to MyScouting.org and create an account. From the MyScouting.org portal, click on E-Learning and take the Youth Protection Training course. Print out the certificate.
  • Bring these forms to a Troop meeting and give them to the Committee Chair,Debbie Burke.

Dues are not collected from adult leaders.

Troop 135 follows The Spirit of Adventure Council’s Non-Discrimination Policy.