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A Scoutmaster is the adult leader of a Troop in Boy Scouts. The Scoutmaster is responsible for guiding the Scouts in running their Troop. By advising the youth leaders of the Troop, the Scoutmaster seeks to provide them with opportunities for personal growth through leadership and activity. For professional sport scouts, see Scout (sport). ... Jump to: navigation, search Boy Scouts is a boy-led program. ...

There are many training programs for Scoutmasters, with the Wood Badge and Powderhorn being considered the top level. The Wood Badge (commonly known as Wood Beads) is the recognition received by adults in Scouting who have completed the Scoutmaster training program provided by their respective National Scout Association. ...

Corresponding to the role of Scoutmaster is the position of Cubmaster in Cub Scouts, Team Coach in Varsity Scouts, Crew Advisor in Venturing, and Skipper in Sea Scouting. US Cub Scout Emblem The Cub Scouts, often known simply as Cubs, is the section of the Scouting movement for children between the ages of around 8–11 (depending on the country). ... Varsity Scouts is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for older boys 14-17. ... This article needs cleanup. ... In Boy Scouts of America (BSA) , the Skipper in a Sea Scout ship is the adult leader in charge of the Sea Scout program, although actual leadership is vested in the the Ships quarterdeck lead by the Ships Boatswain. ... Sea scouts are members of the international scouting movement, with a particular emphasis on sea-based activities. ...

See also

  • Harcmistrz, the highest scouting instructor rank in Poland

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Older scouts also have an opportunity to traveling to one of the National High Adventure Bases: Sea Base at Florida, Philmont in New Mexico or Northern Tier in Canada.
I want to thank all adult volunteers, assistant scoutmaster and committee members for their continuous support of the troop.
Without you, we could not offer to our scouts the quality program they enjoy and, frankly, my task would be overwhelming.
Scoutmaster Pranks - From Scoutorama.com's Scout Library - scoutorama.com (1247 words)
One Scoutmaster related the following joke that his boys played on him during a 50 miler.
The Scoutmaster met secretly with the new Scouts just before the campout, and told them the truth about snipe hunts.
The Scoutmaster, who'd established himself as the snipe expert during the last meeting, confirmed their quarry.
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