Charter Renewal

Charter Renewal is the process for registering a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Team, Venturing Crew, Sea Scout Ship or and Explorer Post for the coming year.

Please read all of the instructions listed below in the Helpful Forms section before you begin.

Internet Charter Renewal System

Internet Charter Renewal Tutorial from National

Applications, Annual Charter Agreement and Other Forms

Charter Renewal Process Timeline


Charter Renewal Packets are distributed at District Committee Meeting. 


Completed Charter Renewal Packets are turned into the Scout Office prior to Thanksgiving.


Council staff and Commissioners follow up with items missing from the charters. Council staff processes the charters.


Changes on the charter take effect. Membership rosters and cards are mailed to unit leaders. 

Units who do not complete the charter renewal process prior to January will not be able to purchase advancements until thier charter is completed.


Council Training Policy

The Great Alaska Council Board, in an effort to improve the quality of program provided to youth, has inacted a policy that requires leaders be position specific trained to be included on the charter. 


Charter Renewal Progress By District

Bear Paw Charter Renwal Tracking 2017

Denali District Charters 

Ekltuna Charter Renewal

Maritime District Charter Renewal Status

Totem District Charter Renewal Status


Helpful Forms and Powerpoints

File Name Description
2016-Turn-in-Check-List.xlsx Download
Adult-Application-FAQ-2015.pdf Download
Annual Charter Agreement 2016.pdf Download
Boy-Scout-Troop-Leader-Positions-Worksheet.pdf Download
Charter-Renewal Instruction Powerpoint for 2016.ppt Download
Charter-Renewal-Instructions-2016 (1).doc Download
Charter-Renewal-Instructions-LDS-2016.doc Download
Creating-an-LDS-MLS-Report.pdf Download
Cub-Scout-Pack-Adult-Leader-Positions-Worksheet.pdf Download