You might be asking, “what the heck is a ‘unit pin'”? As a registered scouter, you may never have used the scout unit finder tool at http://beascout.org. The “Be a Scout” tool allows interested families to locate a nearby pack/troop/crew/ship unit to join. With covid numbers decreasing and counties opening up, now is a great time to recruit new members. Making sure your unit information is correct on “Be a Scout” will definitely help!

  1. Check your unit’s information by visiting http://beascout.org. You should see something similar to this:
Incorrect contact information

Note that this the contact information for this troop is incorrect.

2. If your unit’s information is correct, congratulations! If it isn’t work through the rest of this checklist. Your next step is to visit the “Organization Manager” after you log into http://my.scouting.org.

Start with the Organization Manager

Select the “Organization Manager” to see the details of your unit:

Unit Pin section

Select “Unit Pin” from the menu on the left.

Incorrect unit information

Notice where the incorrect information is located on your unit pin details. Press the “Edit” link (just below the contact information) to correct the information. Correct the inaccurate information. Notice the switches on the right hand side that allow you control what unit information is displayed on the

Corrected unit information