Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Parental Consent Form

Updated May 31, 2022

A Boy Scouts of America parental consent form is a form that parents or legal guardians of children must sign in order to allow children to participate in activities hosted by the Boy Scouts of America. The form further provides the responsible party to make health or medical treatment decisions in relation to the child listed on the form. Because the form provides legal consent for treatment it also removes the Boy Scouts of America from being held liable for or responsible potential issues.

What is Included?

  • Full Name of child or participant
  • Date of birth
  • Address of child
  • Duration of Event
  • Age the child will be at time of event
  • Parent or Legal Guardian full name and address
  • Participation Restrictions
  • Contact information of Parent or Legal Guardian (Phone, Email, etc.)
  • Signature of Parent
  • Date of Signature

How to Use a Boy Scouts of America Parental Consent Form

1. Download the consent form

Upon determining that child will be participating in the boy scouts the form should be obtained from the association and filled out to completion.

2. Learn about boy scout activities

The Parent or Legal Guardian should research all activities their child may partake in. This will help ensure the child does not take part in any activities they should not be part of or could cause harm.

3. List any restrictions

If a child has medical or physical restrictions that Parent or Legal Guardian are aware of, they should be listed clearly and concisely on the form.

4. Sign on behalf of your child

After the form has been reviewed for accuracy and all information has been added, the form should be signed by the Parent or Legal Guardian.