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[[Image:TroopFlag.jpg|thumb|right|A Boy Scout Troop Flag]]
[[Image:TroopFlag.jpg|thumb|right|A Boy Scout Troop Flag]]
[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
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A '''Scout Troop''' is the standard group for Scouts and is composed of multiple [[Patrol|patrols]], and are supported by an adult [[Troop Committee]].
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A '''Boy Scout Troop''' is the standard group for Scouts and is composed of multiple [[Patrol|patrols]], and are supported by an adult [[Troop Committee]].
Troops are usually expected to meet weekly, and go on outings monthly. They also hold [[Courts of Honor]] at least once a year; usually quarterly.
Troops are usually expected to meet weekly, and go on outings monthly. They also hold [[Courts of Honor]] at least once a year; usually quarterly.
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{{Basic BSA units}}
{{Basic BSA units}}
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==References==
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[[MeritBadge.Org]] is your online [[Scouting University]] with topics ranging from [[Recruiting]] to [[Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project]]s:
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{{Troop Leadership Links}}
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* Training: [[New Leader Training]] - [[Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills|Scoutmaster Outdoor]] - [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34169-56.pdf Scoutmaster's Key] - [[Wood Badge]]
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* Applications: [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/28-402.pdf New Unit] - [[Adult Application]]
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* [[Fundraising]], [[Popcorn]], and the importance of [[Individual Youth Accounts]]
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* [[Boy Scout advancement| Advancement Policies]] - [[Advancement Report]] - [[First Class-First Year]] - [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34518.pdf Individual Boy Scout Record]
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*[http://www.scouting.org/councils/index.html BSA's Local Council Locater] — The ''Local Council Locater'' (search engine by Zip Code) will help you find the Council that serves your area.
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*[http://www.thescoutzone.org/locator.html Troop locator] - [http://www.joincubscouting.org/locator/index.html Pack locator]
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*[[Scout| Scout Badge (Joining Requirements)]]
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*[http://scouting.org/boyscouts/trainingmodules/orientation%20for%20new%20boy%20scout%20parents.aspx Orientation for New Boy Scout Parents]
== See also ==
== See also ==
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{{Troop Committee navbox}}
{{Troop Committee navbox}}
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==References==
 
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http://scoutmaster.org/usscouts/boyscouts/bstroop.asp
 
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[[Category:Groups]]
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A Boy Scout Troop Flag
A Boy Scout Troop Flag
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)

A Boy Scout Troop is the standard group for Scouts and is composed of multiple patrols, and are supported by an adult Troop Committee.

Troops are usually expected to meet weekly, and go on outings monthly. They also hold Courts of Honor at least once a year; usually quarterly.

Contents

Youth members

...a Troop is not divided into Patrols. A Troop is the sum total of its Patrols.
William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt

The troop's youth are lead by the Senior Patrol Leader through the Patrol Leaders' Council.

Youth members of a Troop include:

Adult members

The troop's adult Scouters are divided into two branches:


Liaisons between a unit and the local District and Council

External links


Equivalents

The Troop is a registered "unit" with its local council. Other basic units are:


References

MeritBadge.Org is your online Scouting University with topics ranging from Recruiting to Eagle Scout Leadership Service Projects:

See also

Boy Scout portal


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