Definition of Boy Scouts of America from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Boy Scouts of America

; NAmE
(abbreviation BSA)
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the US branch of the Scouts. It was formed in 1910 and was based on the British organization. The US Scouts have kept the traditional camps and skills and also learn about different careers. The main groups are Cub Scouts (7 to 10), Boy Scouts (11 to 17) and Venturers (14 to 20). see also Eagle Scout
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Boy Scouts of America