How do adults get involved?

Created by Dawn Niece, Modified on Tue, 19 Apr 2022 at 12:55 PM by Dawn Niece

If you are an adult who is interested in getting involved with a local unit in your area:

Search for units near you: https://beascout.scouting.org/

All troops are chartered to a local organization. The chartered organization serves as a sponsor of Scouting and is essentially the owner/operator of the Scouting unit. In this role, the head of the organization approves all adult volunteer leaders. All leaders are required to take our child safety course called “Youth Protection,” and specific training for their role in Scouting is available either online or in a classroom setting. To help the organization maintain a quality program, there is a person assigned to be a liaison between the unit and the chartered organization. In addition, every unit has a committee (typically made up of Scouting parents) that oversees proper operation and ensures a safe and fun program.

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