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[[Image:TroopFlag.jpg|thumb|right|A Boy Scout Troop Flag]]
A '''Scout Troop''' is the standard group for Scouts and is composed of multiple [[Patrol|patrols]], and are supported by an adult troop committee.
A '''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 [[Court of Honor|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 [[Court of Honor|Courts of Honor]] at least once a year; usually quarterly.
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[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart.]]
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[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|261px|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart.]]
==Youth members==
==Youth members==
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The troop's youth are lead by the [[Senior Patrol Leader]] through the [[Patrol Leader's Council]].
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The troop's youth are lead by the [[Senior Patrol Leader]] through the [[Patrol Leaders' Council]].
==Adult members==
==Adult members==

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A Boy Scout Troop Flag
A Boy Scout Troop Flag

A 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.

Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart.
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart.

Contents

Youth members

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

Adult members

The troop's adult Scouters are divided into two branches: Program, the Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters, and Support, the Troop Committee Chairman and the Troop Committee. Other adult positions usually include a Treasurer and Secretary.

Equivalents

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

References

http://scoutmaster.org/usscouts/boyscouts/bstroop.asp

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