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|Noun||1.||Boy Scouts - an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys|
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Boy Scouts of America - a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; the purpose is character building and citizenship training
Boy Scout - a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts