scout·​mas·​ter | \ ˈskau̇t-ˌma-stər How to pronounce scoutmaster (audio) \

Definition of scoutmaster

: the leader of a band of scouts specifically : the adult leader of a troop of Boy Scouts

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Audino said his scoutmaster, Rudy Smolka, put him in touch with Police Chief Frank Kaminski, who was interested in the creation of a police memorial. Jennifer Johnson,, "Park Ridge Eagle Scout's project recognizes police officers with monument," 15 May 2018 Documents from the Boy Scouts, obtained by the Los Angeles Times and made public in 2012, show that Montague held several positions in Scouting, including scoutmaster and lodge adviser. Judy L. Thomas, kansascity, "Employee at shelter housing migrant children faced sexual misconduct allegations," 6 July 2018 However, the scoutmaster for Troop 76, says the incident has been overblown. Paula Rogo,, "Boy Scouts Use N-Word And Bully Son Of Ethiopian Immigrants During Camping Trip," 2 July 2018 Keith was accomplished as a musician -- both vocalist and tuba player, as an actor and lighting and sound technician in local theatre, and in the Scouts, serving as scoutmaster throughout much of his adulthood., "Edward Keith Howell," 27 May 2018 James Vano was an assistant scoutmaster for his son's troop. Tony Rizzo And Max Londberg, kansascity, "Johnson County judge's son allegedly shot man in head. Outside judge to oversee case | The Kansas City Star," 24 May 2018 Rodgers Forge resident Jack Kidd, also assistant scoutmaster for Troop 35, was presented with the Silver Beaver award on April 19. Courtney Mcgee,, "Two students, two scoutmasters honored," 23 May 2018 He was ordained as a Catholic priest on Guam In December 1948 and would serve on the island for nearly 33 years as a teacher, pastor and scoutmaster. USA TODAY, "Priest accused in 124 Guam sex abuse cases ages quietly, alone," 5 May 2018 Email committee chairman Steve Boyer at or scoutmaster Joe at or visit and www. Courant Community, "Community News For The Manchester Edition," 3 Apr. 2018

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1579, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of scoutmaster

: the leader of a group of Boy Scouts


scout·​mas·​ter | \ ˈskau̇t-ˌma-stər How to pronounce scoutmaster (audio) \

Kids Definition of scoutmaster

: the leader of a troop of Boy Scouts

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