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What is the FMSC Club?

This is Mount Baker Council’s overall giving campaign. Club Members have the opportunity to regularly support the Council. You pick your own club level. Each Club level has unique recognition packages!

One gift can go three ways! YOU CHOSE!

85% of your gift to the FMSC Club goes to operating, which pays to keep your everyday programs alive!

  • You have the opportunity to designate the other 15% of your gift:
  • Operating – to make sure our day to day operations are fully funded.
  • Capital – to continue to build and improve Fire Mountain Scout Camp
  • Endowment – An investment in the future of Scouting. Your gift is restricted, and the earnings help fund local Scouting forever. Your recurring donations will accumulate toward a “James E. West” award.

Levels available to select are :

  • 100% to Operating or,
  • 85% to Operating 15% to Capital or,
  • 85% to Operating 15% to Endowment or,
  • 85% to Operating, 7.5% to Capital and 7.5% to Endowment

NEW for 2024: Unit incentive

As part of the Row the Boat objectives, units that have at least 25% of their unit leaders, parents, and adult members as recurring Club donors will have their Club participation count towards objective 2a for Captain level.

Units who achieve the 25% unit donor level will receive their choice of: Appropriate program handbooks for all your Scouts each year; or A $17.50 credit for each youth registration at the Mount Baker Council Trading Post.

See bottom of the page for complete details. 

2024 Club Unit Incentive Details: 

  • What incentives does a Scouting unit in Mount Baker Council benefit from through the Club?
    • If 25% of your Scout families (based on your November 30th primary membership and rounded up to the next whole number) are members of The Club:
      • Based on your January 1st annually, your unit can choose the following:
        • Appropriate program handbooks for all your Scouts each year; or
        • A $17.50 credit for each registration at the Mount Baker Council Scout Shop.  Note: Once percentage of donors is verified, a certificate for the handbooks or credits will be issued the following month.
    • This qualifies you under the “Funding the Adventure” section of the “Row-the-Boat” quality unit recognition.
    • All members of The Club receive the commemorative 2023 “Small Boat Sailing MB” Council Shoulder Patch(es) appropriate to their level of giving.
    • Members at the Blue Level (Sea Dog Marina Level and above) of The Club attend the annual summer Alumni Homecoming Barbeque at Fire Mountain at no charge.
    • Members of The Club receive their membership card granting them the appropriate level % discount at the Turner General Store.

Example:  Unit membership is 25 Scouts on November 30th (after charter renewal).  7 gifts at the minimum level or above are needed to qualify for the incentives for the unit members of The Club.