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==Qualifications==
==Qualifications==
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* Be a registered [[adult leader]] at least 21 years old (except [[Assistant Scoutmaster]]s, Assistant Varsity Coaches, or [[Associate Advisor]]s who can be 18 or older).
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* Subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle.
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* Abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law.
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* Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.
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* 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 http://olc.scouting.org. As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.
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==References==
==References==

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Inclusion text for troop leadership positions

Qualifications

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.)

Additionally,

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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