Membership & Communication

Chain Bridge’s Membership Toolkit: The Membership Toolkit is designed so you’ll find everything you need to recruit and register Scouts all in one place. The Membership Toolkit is organized into the following folders for your convenience:
  • Applications: Applications for youth and adults, BSA medical forms, position codes and position descriptions.
    • Click HERE to access the Applications Toolkit.
  • General resources: Documents for each of BSA’s programs
    • Click HERE to access the General Resources Toolkit.
  • Join Scouting Night Toolkits: Recruiting resources for each type of program, including applications and medical forms, flyers and brochures, parent handouts and other helpful resources.
    • Click HERE to access the Join Scouting Night Toolkit.
  • New Unit Creation: The Charter Agreement, New Unit Application, Custom Unit Number Form, Flag Form, and applications for youth and adults.
    • Click HERE to access the New Unit Creation Toolkit.
Let us know if you can think of anything we should add. If something else would be useful to you, there’s a good chance that other leaders would like to have access, too. Common mistakes to avoid when turning in applications
    • Missing signatures and/or initials
    • Missing SSN *Adult Applications
    • Missing position code / position description *Adult Applications
    • Missing unit type and number
    • Missing BSA ID number (For “multiple” and/or “transfer” applications)
    • Missing YPT certificate *Adult Applications
    • Missing signed disclosure form (background check) *Adult Applications
    • Missing references *Adult Applications
    • Unit membership account at NCAC has insufficient funds
    • Applications must be legible and dark (no fading ink when printing)
Contacts For any questions related to Chain Bridge Membership, don’t hesitate to contact the following: Ann MacPhail, Vice-Chair of Membership , 408-410-6211 Keenan Pallone, District Executive, 301-214-9124

Communication

NEWSLETTERS:
Cubmail is a monthly newsletter intended for Cubmasters, Pack Committee Chairs, and other direct contact leaders in our Cub Scouts BSA Program. Every edition includes updates and information from our Commissioner’s corps, Membership team, Program committees, and other District leadership. An archive of past Cubmail editions can be found here.

Chainemail is a bi-monthly newsletter intended for Scoutmasters, Crew Advisors, Skippers, Scouts BSA, Venturing BSA, Sea Scouts BSA, and Exploring BSA Committee Chairs, and other direct contact leaders in these programs. Every edition includes updates and information from our Commissioner’s corps, Membership team, Program Committees, Camping and High-Adventure Committees, and other District leadership.

If you would like to receive either or both of these newsletters, please contact Michael Turk, our Vice Chairman of Communication and Newsletters.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Follow the Chain Bridge District on Facebook to receive updates and information by clicking here.

Join the Chain Bridge District’s Family Scouting Facebook Group for information and discussion focused around Family Scouting. You can request access by clicking here.

BASECAMP (For Adult Leaders):
Cub Scouts BSA Information Exchange Project is a project/team management application designed to connect our Cub Scouts BSA leaders together for the purpose of sharing ideas and asking questions regarding the Cub Scouts BSA Program. If you are a current Cub Scouts BSA leader in the Chain Bridge District, you can request access by clicking here.

Scouts BSA Information Exchange Project is a project/team management application designed to connect our Scouts BSA leaders together for the purpose of sharing ideas and asking questions regarding the Scouts BSA Program. If you are a current Scouts BSA leader in the Chain Bridge District, you can request access by clicking here.

ROUNDTABLE: 2020 Roundtable Editions: Chain Bridge’s Roundtable Editions is the electronic information distribution mode for important documents at our monthly Roundtable meetings. These documents are intended for all Chain Bridge volunteers and every edition has important updates and information about Council and District-level events and activities, general BSA updates, and much more. You can access the monthly Roundtable editions by clicking here.