Charter Renewal

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

Please read all of the instructions listed below before you begin.

Internet Charter Renewal System

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 their charter is completed.


Council Training Policy

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



File Name Description
Charter Renewal Instructions 2017 Download