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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Boy Scouts in the Oval Office, July 12, 2010

Boy Scouts of America On 23 February 2009, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary signed a Memorandum of Agreement to partner with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The Auxiliary's Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Department is coordinating the implementation to make this a meaningful agreement for the two organizations.

Resources are available for the following:

Cub ScoutsBoy ScoutsSea ScoutsVenturersScout CouncilsScout Camps
Cub Scouts Boy Scouts Sea Scouts Venturers Scout Councils Scout Camps
Boys 6-10 yearsBoys 11-17 yearsYoung adults 13-20 yearsYoung adults 13-20 years

About the BSA

The Coast Guard Auxiliary congratulates the Boy Scouts of America Every organization has its own way of expressing itself, as well as its own approach to how to get the job done. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is no exception. This page is intended to provide Coast Guard Auxiliarists information about BSA, how it talks, and how it is organized. Most resources are found on the official BSA website.

Position statements

As a public organization, BSA takes positions on a number of contemporary issues. BSA's position statements can be consulted by following this link.

Fact sheets

The Language of Scouting

A good overview of BSA's specialized language is found by following this link.

Units are called … [[ Boy Scouts of America regions as of 1992]]

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All local units work together in a Scout “District”. Two or more districts comprise a Scout “Council”. There are 4 Regions (Northeast, Southern, Central, Western) that include approximately 80 councils each. There are currently 303 councils nationally.


Aquatics awards

Help Build this Wiki

We are looking for Auxiliarists who have experience building partnerships between the Coast Guard Auxiliary and other organizations. If you are able to help, please contribute to this effort by following **this link**.

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