Unit Equipment Coordinator

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Troop Outdoor/Activities

The unit outdoor/activities coordinator is appointed by the committee chairman to secure tour permits and permission to use camping site, serve as transportation coordinator, ensure a monthly outdoor program.


Unit committee position

Team Outdoor/Activities


  • Help secure permission to use camping sites.
  • Serve as transportation coordinator.
  • Secure tour permits for all troop/team activities.
  • Ensure a monthly outdoor program.
  • Promote the National Camping Award.
  • Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop/team campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of an outing per month.
  • Helps the troop/team procure camping equipment.
  • Works with the troop/team Quartermaster on proper inventory, storage and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Makes periodic safety checks on all troop/team camping gear and encourages safe use of all equipment.
  • Gives troop/team a copy of gear report to the Unit Secretary to record in the troop/team record book.
  • Report to the troop/team committee each month.


Adult leaders must possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary for positive leadership to youth. They must also:

The adult leader application process will not be complete until Youth Protection training has been completed and a criminal background check has been obtained.


Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every year at my.scouting.org, where they can also complete the following courses:

  • Before the First Meeting
  • First 30 Days
  • Position Trained

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links

Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Advancement Guide Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Informed Consent Activity Consent (Permission Slip) Unit Money-Earning Project
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record other forms…
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