Person-In-Charge guide now available on

Because camping is at the heart of scouting, one of the most important roles within the troop is the Person-In-Charge for a camping trip. For an experienced PIC, there is a lot to do and it can get busy in the few weeks leading up to a trip. For a new PIC, the range of tasks to be completed can seem overwhelming.

We’ve taken a big step toward making this critical role a little easier by preparing a Person-In-Charge guide. It walks through everything that needs to be done in each phase of planning and provides links to the resources needed to get those tasks done.

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The PIC guide is at