This article is from the Scouting FAQ, by Bill Nelson email@example.com, Soaring Golden Eagle firstname.lastname@example.org and Alan Houser email@example.com 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: