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Joining Checklist

Follow these steps to join the troop.

1. Create an account

A parent or guardian must create an account in Trail Life Connect. You can do this at a troop meeting or use the Find a Troop contact form to reach out for an invitation link.

2. Register boys

Once your account is created, follow these steps to add each of your boys to your household:

  1. Login to the Trail Life Connect website.
  2. Click Profile on the left, click the green + Add Son button, & complete the form.
  3. Pay the annual Membership Fee directly to Trail Life USA.
  4. Repeat these steps for any additional boys in your family.

3. Submit medical forms

All youth and adult participants must submit a Participant Health and Medical Record form before they can attend any troop events.

Download the Youth Medical Form and Adult Medical Form and send them to troop leadership.

4. Pay troop dues

Local troop dues are $95 per year per boy, these dues are paid directly to the troop and include your handbook, earned awards, and regular troop meetings.

See Costs and Dues for more information on paying dues.

5. Order your uniform

Trailmen should purchase their Class A and B uniform within 1 month of joining.

See Uniforms for more information on what to purchase.