Uniforms

The Uniform Motto for Troop 708 is "Dress Like a Scout, Act Like a Scout." We have three levels of uniform, all listed in detail below.
 

The Class A uniform consists of:

  • BSA Class A shirt (tucked in)

  • Scout green (olive green) pants/shorts (no blue jeans)

  • BSA Scout socks

  • BSA Scout belt and buckle

  • Troop 708 rope (Yellow and Pink rope-holding scouts must tie around waist in a Square Knot)

  • BSA Scout book

 

 Class A is used for all troop meetings and flag ceremonies. Additional usages are up to the Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader's discretion. See Class A formal for all additional activities. 

 

The Class A Formal consists of:

  • BSA Class A shirt (tucked in)

  • Scout green pants/shorts (no blue jeans)

  • BSA Scout socks

  • BSA Scout belt and buckle

  • Troop 708 rope (Yellow and Pink rope-holding scouts must tie around waist in a Square Knot)

  • Scarf and slide

  • Merit badge sash (must have 6 badges or more to use)

  • OA Sash (if applicable)

  • BSA Scout book

Class A Formal is used for travel to and from the campsite, campfires, Courts of Honor, Scoutmaster Conferences, and Boards of Review. Additional usages are up to the Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader's discretion. 

 

The Class B uniform consists of:

  • Any scout shirt (tucked in)

  • Scout green pants/shorts (no blue jeans)

  • BSA Scout socks

 

The Class B uniform is used for more casual work, such as lounging at camp, helping with an outdoor service project, and our normal weekly troop meetings during the summer, up to the discretion of the Senior Patrol leader.

 

Applies to all uniforms

  • Participation in Troop meeting activities requires the proper uniform.

  • Camouflage cannot be worn with Class A Formal Uniform or Class A Uniform.

  • Appropriate attire must be worn at all times.

  • Clothing depicting or promoting the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, or activities contrary to the Scout Law, the Scout Oath, the Scout Promise, or the ideals of Scouting is considered inappropriate attire.

  • If a Scout has earned 6 or more merit badges, badges must be attached to sash and worn over the shoulder.

  • No open-toed shoes allowed.

The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country.

Robert Baden-Powell