Unit Outdoor/Activities Chair

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The '''unit equipment chair''' is appointed by the committee chairman works with the quartermaster and is responsible inventory, storage, and maintenance of unit equipment.
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The '''Unit Outdoor/Activities Chair''' is appointed by the committee chairman to secure tour permits and permission to use camping sites, serve as transportation coordinator, and ensure a monthly outdoor program.
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* Supervise, promote and coordinate attendance at unit, district and council camps and events.
* Supervise, promote and coordinate attendance at unit, district and council camps and events.
* Supervise youth leadership to arrange leadership/chaperons, transportation, tour permits, facility/camp reservations and first-aid for all outings. Approves all arrangements and documents.
* Supervise youth leadership to arrange leadership/chaperons, transportation, tour permits, facility/camp reservations and first-aid for all outings. Approves all arrangements and documents.
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* Supervise and help the troop/team/crew procure camping equipment.
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* Promote the National Camping Award.
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* Work with the [[Quartermaster]]/[[Crew Quartermaster]] on inventory and proper storage and maintenance of all troop/team/crew equipment.
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* Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of an outing per month.
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* Make periodic safety checks on all troop/team/crew camping gear, and encourage troops/team/crew in the safe use of all outdoor equipment.
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* Participate in Scouting for Food.
* Participate in Scouting for Food.
* Takes advantage of all district and council events and activities.
* Takes advantage of all district and council events and activities.
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[[Category:Team Committee]]

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Crew Committee
Outdoor/Activities Chair

The Unit Outdoor/Activities Chair is appointed by the committee chairman to secure tour permits and permission to use camping sites, serve as transportation coordinator, and ensure a monthly outdoor program.


Contents

Unit committee position


Responsibilities

  • Supervise, promote and coordinate attendance at unit, district and council camps and events.
  • Supervise youth leadership to arrange leadership/chaperons, transportation, tour permits, facility/camp reservations and first-aid for all outings. Approves all arrangements and documents.
  • Promote the National Camping Award.
  • Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of an outing per month.
  • Participate in Scouting for Food.
  • Takes advantage of all district and council events and activities.
  • Report to the unit committee monthly.
  • Has all adult leaders review the Guide to Safe Scouting.


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

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every two years.

New Leader Training for new Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout and Venturing leaders includes:

BSA Online Learning Center – provides a variety of materials courses.

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 Scouting Terminology Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Permission Slip Local Tour Permit National Tour Permit Unit Money-Earning
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record 34605 other forms…
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