Dear Prospective Member,

Thank you for your interest in boys team charity, Reno League (btc Reno)! boys team charity is a volunteer service organization dedicated to developing an altruistic spirit in young men through active participation of parents and sons in philanthropic projects in their community.

Our Prospective Member Application will be open to prospective new members until our 2nd General Membership meeting during the 2021-2022 year. If you are interested in applying for btc Reno League, please complete the Prospective Member App.

You will be contacted by our VP Membership with additional information regarding the new membership process.

 



Mission
 Statement 


boys team charity is a volunteer service organization dedicated to developing an altruistic spirit in young men through active participation of parents and sons in philanthropic projects in their communities.
 



Goals

  1. 1.  Serve the Community: Develop a sense of social responsibility.
  1. 2.  Promote Personal Growth: Build self esteem and a giving spirit.
  2. 3.  Strengthen Family Relationships:  Deepen bonds with parents by working together in boys team charity.
  3. 4.  Develop Leadership Skills:  Cultivate respect and an appreciation of others by working as a team, developing leadership skills, and creating friendships.
  4. 5.  Provide Educational Opportunities:  Provide young men with experiences that foster their community responsibilities and goals.



Facts & Requirements

  • •  Boys are “TeamMates” and Parents are “Coaches”.
  •   Our annual operating year is May 1st through April 30th
  •   New members may apply to join btc anytime during the annual membership drive during their 6th through 12th grade year. Boys are assigned to “teams” by the grade which they will enter in the fall of that membership year. Teams are referred to by their high school graduating year. 

  • There are up to 28 TeamMates in each team (by grade) with vacancies filled during the annual membership drive by random draw as they are available. We maintain a waitlist of interested candidates should we not have openings in a particular team.
  •      *Target class size; this may vary slightly due to limited board-approved exceptions.

  •   btc Reno League applicants are eligible for membership if you live in or attend school in 89521 or 89511  Each prospective member needs a btc sponsor member.
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  • • btc has three (3) General Membership meetings per year (August, January and April -this year) that both the TeamMate and Coach(es) should attend; two (2) are required 
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  •   btc has three (3) additional grade level meetings per year that the TeamMate only should attend; two (2) are required
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  •   Annual Philanthropy Service Hours requirements for both boys and parent(s): 
                Grade  7, 8, & 9........................15 hours each
                Grade 10, 11, & 12....................10 hours each
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  •   Annual League Hours requirements for both TeamMates and Coach(es): 6 hours minimum each (earned by attending general or grade level meetings as mentioned above)
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  • • Volunteer Requirements: btc is a volunteer organization that is operated by parent volunteers. All parent members are expected to participate in a leadership capacity during tenure with btc Reno.
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  •   Annual Financial Requirements: Each league has annual membership dues that are used to cover the cost of operating the league (insurance, website, speakers, venues, activities, etc.)
                TeamMate plus one or two Coaches (parents).........$175
  •             Additional TeamMate...........................................$75   

 



Sponsorship Information

All new members to btc Reno League should be sponsored by a current btc Reno League member in good standing, so reach out to someone you know or contact our VP of Membership.

Once a current member has agreed to serve as a Sponsor, he/she must submit the Intent to Sponsor Form to the VP of Membership. The Prospective Member must then complete the New Member Application (available online on the homepage) and submit by the deadline listed below. 

All new applicants are sorted by their appropriate class. If there are more applicants than space available in a class, the applicants will be selected by random draw to fill the class or, if necessary, placed on a waitlist.  All Prospective Member Applicants and their Sponsors will be contacted by the VP Membership following the draw.

Legacies (siblings of current members) are automatic members.



Membership Drive Timeline

btc membership year runs May 1st - April 30th.

Currently accepting New Members!
*some btc teammate classes have waitlists.

New btc Member Application Forms are due by the 2nd General Membership Meeting.



Sponsorship Requirement and New Applicant Process

All new applicants must be sponsored by a current btc Reno League member. Please contact Maureen Zupon, VP Membership, if you need help identifying a sponsor. 

During the Membership Drive period, applicants are sorted by their appropriate class on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are more applicants than space available in a class, the new applicants will be selected by random draw to fill the class or, if necessary, placed on a waitlist. All Prospective Member Applicants and their Sponsors will be contacted by the VP of Membership following the draw. 

Legacies (siblings of current members) are automatic members.



We would love for you and your son to be part of our newly founded boys team charity, Reno League. 

For more Membership information; please contact our VP Membership, Maureen Zupon.