This article is from the Scouting FAQ, by Bill Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org, Soaring Golden Eagle email@example.com and Alan Houser firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
The BSA has a number of publications that contain its organization. All
are available to the general public from your nearby Scout Shop.
Check: The Cub Scout Leader Book and The Troop Committee Guidebook
An unofficial description is available at: