Scouts BSA Youth Leadership Positions

List of Scouts BSA Youth Leadership Positions

A Scouts BSA Troop is actually run by its youth leaders. The Scoutmaster and adults on the Troop Committee provide advice and resources to help the youth carry out their program.

Here are some suggested guidelines for explaining the various Scouts BSA youth leadership positions. Please note these are only an example. Adjust them to fit your unit’s needs.

Resources for Scouts BSA Youth Leadership Positions

Find helps and ideas for your youth leadership and the adults who support them below:

Scouting’s Teaching EDGE (BSA Edge Method)

Learn about the EDGE method and how it can be used to instruct others.

The Aims and Methods of Scouting

Leadership development is one of the Aims of Scouting

Problem – Scouters Too Involved in Meetings

What do you do when the adults won’t let the youth lead the troop?

How Can You Have a Youth Led Troop When the Scouts Are All New?

What about a troop full of brand new Scouts? How can any of them be leaders?

Patrol Activities in a Scouts BSA Troop

Patrols can have their own activities and campouts separate from the full troop.

Registering a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

Does a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster need to be registered as a leader?

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