Troop Facts + Tips
- A chartered Boy Scout group is known as a Troop.
- Each Troop has a Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster(s), and a Troop Committee.
- A Troop consists of several Patrols.
- A Patrol consists of a group of scouts, usually not exceeding 10 scouts.
- Each Troop has a Senior Patrol Leader and an Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, who are elected by members of the Troop.
- Each Patrol has a Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader, and a Quartermaster, who are selected by members of the Patrol.
The patrol leaders and adult leaders make up the Patrol Leader’s Council (PLC) who plan meetings and activities for the Troop.