Purpose of the Handbook

The purpose of the Family Handbook is to familiarize scouts and their parents with Policies and Procedures of Scouts BSA Troop 3.  For the most part, you can learn about Scouting, camping, and general policies and procedures from the Scout Handbook and other literature available from Boy Scouts of America, however, like all organizations, there are certain policies and procedures that have come into being over the years to facilitate specific needs of our Troop and these must be written down somewhere to make all participants aware of them.

We think that we run a fun, adventurous, and exciting program. If a program is not fun, it will fail. As you will learn, however, there is much more than fun involved in scouting!  It takes a lot of work by the leaders, the Troop Committee, and all of the dedicated parents, to supervise this program.