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* Supports the policies of the BSA.
* Supports the policies of the BSA.
* Be a registered [[adult leader]] at least 21 years old (except [[Assistant Scoutmaster]]s, [[Assistant Varsity Coach]]es, or [[Associate Advisor]]s who can be 18 or older).
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* Subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle.
* Abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law.
==See also==
* Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.
* [[Crew]]
* All volunteers are expected to complete Youth Protection training (or Venturing Youth Protection training for Venturing positions). It is available online on the Web site As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.
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Crew Committee Chairman

The Crew Committee Chairman is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. The crew committee chairman appoints and supervises the crew committee and crew leaders.


  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
  • Completes and maintains the crew's program capability inventory (PCI).
  • Secures equipment, facilities and program resources.
  • Seeks help from the Unit Commissioner, District Committee and other Troops and crews.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the Crew Advisor.
  • See that unit leaders and committee members have training opportunities.
  • Interpret national and local policies to the unit.
  • Work closely with the Crew Advisor in preparing Crew Committee meeting agendas.
  • Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly unit committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
  • Ensure unit representation at monthly Venturing roundtables.
  • Helps secure top-notch, trained consultants for the crew program.
  • Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
  • Plan the charter presentation program.
  • Supports the policies of the BSA.


Qualification. Adults citizens, or adult non-citizens who reside within the country, may register with the Boy Scouts of America in any capacity if they agree to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law, to respect and obey the laws of the United States of America, and to subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle. All leaders must be 21 years of age or older, except assistant Scoutmasters, assistant den leaders, assistant Cubmasters, assistant Webelos den leaders, and assistant Varsity Scout coaches, who must be 18 or older.
Adult Application, No. 524-501A Portable Document Format PDF (420 KB) (Previous editions obsolete.)


Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position. New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before they submit an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
BSA Youth Protection training policy

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