Frequently Asked Questions about Scouting

Boy Scouts of America (BSA)


Juneau, Alaska-based Bruce Weyhrauch draws on over three decades of experience to provide informed legal counsel to individuals, businesses, and labor organizations.

A keen outdoorsman, Bruce Weyhrauch has volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for decades. Here are some FAQs about the BSA.

Q: How much does Scouting cost?
A: Scouting units charge a minimum annual fee of $24. Scouters also pay a one-time uniform fee in addition to occasional other fees for activities such as camping trips.

Q: How often do troops meet?
A: This varies depending on the unit, but will typically be either weekly or bi-weekly. Meetings occur at set locations, usually under the auspices of their chartering organization, with each unit providing a schedule that is suitable to its members.

Q: How do I become a volunteer?
A: Volunteers must submit a $24 annual registration fee along with the completed adult application form found at The unit for which you’re volunteering can provide additional information.


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A respected lawyer, Bruce Weyhrauch has practiced law though his own law office in Juneau, Alaska, for nearly three decades. His regulatory and government affairs-focused practice handles a wide variety of matters, including labor relations and natural resources. Bruce Weyhrauch has held positions with the Juneau Port Authority, the Juneau Economic Development Council, and the City and Borough of Juneau Board of Equalization. An Eagle Scout, Bruce Weyhrauch has served as a Cubmaster, Den Leader, Troop Committee Chair, Scout Unit Charter Representative, and on the Southeast Alaska Council Executive Board. After receiving his BS in natural resource planning and engineering from Humboldt State University, Mr. Weyhrauch matriculated at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, where he served as the editor-in-chief of Environmental Law. His publications during this period include “Operation Exodus: The United States Government’s Program to Intercept Illegal Export of High Technology” (Computer Law Journal, 1986). Maintaining an active presence in his community, Mr. Weyhrauch serves on the Board of the Foundation for End-of-Life Care, Inc. He has also served as an officer or director on the Board of Directors of the Foundation For End of Life Care, Inc.,Chapel-by-the-Lake, Inc., Rotary International, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc, Juneau Economic Development Council, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board of Directors, and the AWARE Women’s Shelter.

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