Friends of Scouting

The Friends of Scouting (FOS) is the annual giving campaign of the Lincoln Heritage Council. The FOS campaign provides 30% of the council budget every year. That means nearly a third of every dollar in the council budget comes from the generosity of Scouting families, alumni and community supporters. Without this funding, out council could not provide the resources neccessary to provide a quality, adventure-filled Scouting program.

Please help keep Scouting strong in our area by contributing now to the Friends of Scouting campaign. Pledge Your Support Now.

80% of the money raised through Friends of Scouting goes to direct services for our youth. The cost to provide the full Scouting experience this year is more than $190 per child, so every donation is
essential. Your contribution is 100% tax deductible and helps provide:

  • Merit Badge clinics and educational programs for your Scout
  • Assistance for families facing financial barriers through camp scholarships, free uniforms and registration assistance.
  • Operation and maintenance for our four camp properties: Harry S. Frazier, Jr. Scout Reservation, Tunnel Mill Scout Reservation, Pfeffer Scout Reservation and Badgett Scout Reservation.
  • Training and educational materials for 8,471 registered volunteers.
  • Electricity and water, building and equipment maintenance, a full time onsite ranger, toiletry and janitorial supplies, and insurance are all neccessary to keep our properties safe, clean and fun for our Scouts, their families and the community.

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