The team is an entire Varsity Scout unit - youth members and adult leaders. Like a troop, a team may consist of as few as five boys and as many as 40 or more. The team captain conducts meetings and works with adult leaders to develop and carry out an effective program.
Varsity teams are usually expected to meet weekly, and go on outings monthly. They also hold Courts of Honor at least once a year; usually quarterly.
Youth members of a Team include:
- Team Captain
- Team Cocaptains
- Team Secretary
- Squad Leaders
- Program Managers
- Team members, some of whom may hold other positions:
The team's adult Scouters are divided into two branches:
Liaisons between a unit and the local District and Council
- Unit Commissioner
- District Commissioner
- Council Commissioner
- National Commissioner
The Team is a registered "unit" with its local council. Other basic units are: