Navigators USA gives you the freedom to run your Chapter the way you see fit. To create a purpose-driven, fun, and sustainable enterprise, we recommend, not following the typical drop-off program. Building a nature-oriented community takes all ages, all genders working together. This should be as much for the adults as it is for the children.
It is important that children receive stimulating and formative experiences to develop into mature, courageous, and resilient individuals able to thrive in a complex world.
By starting a new Scout Chapter, children of different regions and diverse backgrounds learn new life skills and the Navigator’s Moral Compas, becoming competent to face any hardship in life.
It is essential to have at least two leaders and five children to start a new Chapter. The family model involves all parents in all activities, which is the key to maintaining a vibrant, sustainable scouting chapter. Although convincing people not to utilize a drop-off program may offer challenges, the benefits are evident once they are on board.
To learn more about starting a chapter, review the Starting a Navigator Chapter document.
Once you’ve gather a committed group, all you need to do is fill out an application, either directly from this online application form, or from a pdf Chapter Application to be mailed to our headquarters address or scanned and sent by email to [email protected]
There are no fees but you will need general liability insurance once you meet in person.
We offer a 50% subsidy on whatever premium you get for your first year.