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Starting a Unit



Conduct the program of the Boy Scouts of America as an integral part of its program for the youth and families in accordance with its own policies and those of the Boy Scouts of America.

Select one adult citizen to serve as chartered organization representative/Scouting Coordinator.

1. Select an adult leader, 21 years of age or older who will meet the leadership Requirements established by the Boy Scouts of America.

2. With the approval of the unit leaders, select one or more assistant leaders who will take training and will serve the unit regularly.

3. Encourage the unit to participate in outdoor experience, which are vital parts of the Scouting program.

4. Provide advancement and recognition opportunities.

Provide adequate facilities where its pack, troop, or post can meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the time and place reserved for the units.

Provide opportunities for the boy or young adult to recognize responsibility to God and Country and to fellow and itself.