ANNUAL REPORT

A look back at 2017 and all that we accomplished

VISION

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

MISSION

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

SCOUT OATH

On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to obey the Scout Law, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

SCOUT LAW

Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Your investment in Scouting’s youth provides the foundation for the programs and services that support over 8,500 young people throughout Bucks County, Pennsylvania and Hunterdon County and the greater Mercer County area in New Jersey.

Cub Scouts

4,307 boys in Grades K-5

Boy Scouts

3,797 boys ages 11-17

Venturing

213 young men and women ages 14 to 21

Sea Scouts

Sea Scouts, BSA is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 to 21.

Exploring

243 young men and women ages 14 to 21 in career-based programs

Our Council

Led by 3,567 adult volunteers serving 254 units

Scouting prepares our youth for active lives full of adventure. As the Scout grows, so does the level of adventure, allowing our members to go places, test themselves, and have one-of-a-kind experiences.

 

Scouting helps young people expand their horizons and build interests in the world around them. Whether they want to learn more about the outdoors, career and life skills, or technology, the BSA facilitates this through hands-on learning and opportunities for exploration that can’t be found anyplace else.

How Our Council is Funded

Scouting Prepares You For Life

Today’s youth face an increasingly complex environment and we know that our members live Scouting’s adventure every day by pursuing challenges and diverse experiences. The Scouting program is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the youth of our community.

Income

Foundations & Trusts
Percentage of Revenue 0.7%
Special Events
Percentage of Revenue 3.81%
Friends of Scouting
12.97%
Other revenue
39.05%
Camping
43.47%

Expenses

%

Program Services

%

Fundraising

%

Management & General

Operating Fund

The financial data is summarized from the financial statements which are audited by EisnerAmper LLP. Audited financial statements will be available at the Council Service Center after July 1, 2018. The Washington Crossing Council, Boy Scouts of America is tax exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The official registration and financial information of Washington Crossing Council, Boy Scouts of America may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

 

Income

$2,829,234

Expenses

$2,826,919

 

Did you know for Washington Crossing Council it cost $330.13
to put a youth member through Scouting in 2017?