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Application Instructions

  • In order to get access to the online forms, you need to have a Google account. If you do not have one, please create one by clicking here.
  • The Troop 33 application process can be completed entirely electronically via use of Adobe Reader to fill in online forms. Only a copy of your medical card must be scanned and emailed in order to complete your application. Please let us know if you don’t have access to a scanner.
  • Acceptance into the troop is on a first-come-first-serve basis, as determined by a completed application.  An application is considered complete on the date that both the application and payment have been received.

Application Process Check List

Note: These instructions only apply to those who are new to Scouts BSA.

A. Make sure your child meets the age requirements: 11 years old OR have completed the fifth grade OR earned the Arrow of Light Award and is at least 10 years old.

B. We like to spend a few minutes with scouts and parents who are considering joining our troop.  A virtual Meet and Greet can be at any of the events listed on the preceding page, or at future activities TBD, to be allowed as current Santa Clara County Health Dept. requirements are updated.

C. Please fill in this online form. A Troop 33 representative will contact you via email to give you access to an online drive where you will have to upload the following digital documents:

1) BSA Youth application form, completed and signed. Please click here for instructions about this form.

2) BSA Adult application form (2020 version) for at least one parent or guardian, completed and signed (2 pages, including background check authorization). Please click here to get instructions and disclosures about this form.

3) BSA Medical form for the Scout (Part A and Part B) **

4) BSA Medical form for the adult or adult members (Part A and Part B) **

5) Scanned front and back of your medical insurance card.

6) Youth Protection Training (YPT) certificate for parents or guardians of scouts and all adult volunteers who are joining the troop.

** Parts A & B are required for adults and scouts before going on any activity. Part C is required before attending any activity > 72 hours (i.e. summer camp) and must be completed by certified and licensed physicians (MD, DO), nurse practitioners, or physician assistants.

D. Scout will need to have a gmail account available for their use that is used to send all troop communication from Scoutmasters and Patrol Leaders.  This should be entered into the online registration form as the "Scout email address". If scout does not have one, please create one by clicking here.

E. Pay fees.  For 2021, the fee for a new scout will be $216, if child is currently a registered member of a cub pack (Webelo).  If new to scouting, the fee will be $385.  You can pay either by check (payable to BSA Troop 33) or by PayPal.  Payment via PayPal will incur an additional transaction fee.  Checks should be sent to Julie Crane.  See below for contact information.

Registration Payment - Webelos

Registration Payment - New BSA Members

Julie Crane and Kim Carahasen, Recruiting Coordinators
Lisa Reiche, Troop 33 Registrar
Jon Meyer and Tom Poppitz, Co-Scoutmasters 
Chris Webb, Scoutmaster for the Girl Troop
Alan Cyron, Committee Chair