Building Evidence in Scouting Together

Scoutmasters of selected troops: Use this portal to inform the study team if your troop will participate. If your troop does decide to participate, you should then use this portal to enter information about individuals who want to participate in this study.

  • Note that not all troops were selected for the study.
  • Scoutmasters of troops selected for the study should have received a TROOP KEY that you will need in this registration portal.
  • If you do not have a TROOP KEY, please check the study welcome letter emailed to you by
  • If you cannot locate your TROOP KEY, please contact the BEST study help desk at or 1-888-309-1556.
  • If this is your first time accessing this page, please enter the TROOP KEY for your troop below. Do not enter a username and password in the boxes below.


    If you have already accessed this site and created an account for your troop, please enter your username and password below.