The Direct Service of the Boy Scouts of America makes the programs of the Boy Scouts of America available to United States citizens and their dependents in countries around the world.*

To learn more about Direct Service, follow these links:

About Direct Service BSA
An overview of Direct Service - our purpose, leadership, membership, service area, and more.
News and Notes
Announcements and reminders about changes in publications, programs, and practices.
Scouting Programs
An overview of Scouting's programs with details about some of the activities available to our membership.
An overview of Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Venturing Crews supported by Direct Service.
Special awards and recognitions for Scouters: the Silver Beaver, Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor Nomination, and District Award of Merit.
Scouting resources including various forms and permits for Scouting units.
Contact Us!
Contact information: our address, phone, fax, and e-mail.

* Two councils that support units overseas are the Transatlantic Council (Headquartered in Germany, serving most of Europe) and the Far East Council (Headquartered in Japan, serving several countries in Far East). Contact information for these councils, and for councils serving units within the United States, can be obtained from the council locator.

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