Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Baltimore, MD 21211
Tax ID52-0591572

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About this organization






The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law through the following core principles: strengthen family relationships; foster self-esteem through personal achievement; teach healthy living skills; and develop a sense of personal and community responsibility. The Scout Oath: On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. The Scout Law: A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Interesting data from their 2017 990 filing

The non-profit's mission, as documented in the filing, is “The baltimore area council shall promote, within the territory covered by the charter from time to time granted it by the boy scouts of america and in accordance with the congressional charter, bylaws, and rules and regulations of the boy scouts of america, the scouting program of promoting the ability of boys and young men and women to do things for themselves and others, training them in scoutcraft, and teaching them patriotism, courage self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by the boy scouts of america.”.

When explaining its purpose, the activities were described as: “Programs promote the ability of boys, young men and young women to do things for themselves and others, train them in scoutcraft, and teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance and kindred virtues using methods which are now in common use by the boy scouts of america.”.

  • The non-profit is legally allowed to operate in the state of MD, as reported.
  • The filing provides the non-profit's address in 2017 as 701 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21211.
  • The non-profit has a total of 143 employees, as reported on their form for 2017.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $1,615,578.
  • The organization has 70 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1911.
  • The organization pays $2,334,427 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $352,062 in fundraising expenses.