Scouting Abbreviations

Term Meaning
AAC Appointments Advisory Committee
ABSL Assistant Beaver Scout Leader
AC Area Commissioner (Wales and British Scouts Overseas only)
ACC Assistant County Commissioner (England and Northern Ireland only)
ACSL Assistant Cub Scout Leader
ADC Assistant District Commissioner
AESL Assistant Explorer Scout Leader
AGM Annual General Meeting
AGSL Assistant Group Scout Leader
ASL Assistant Scout Leader
B-P Baden-Powell
BS Beaver Scout
BSL Beaver Scout Leader
CC County Commissioner (England and Northern Ireland only)
CS Cub Scout
CSA Chief Scout?s Award
CSL Cub Scout Leader
DAC Deputy Area Commissioner
DBS Disclosure and Barring Service
DCC Deputy County Commissioner
DDC Deputy District Commissioner
DC District Commissioner
DESC District Explorer Scout Commissioner
DGSL Deputy Group Scout Leader
DofE Duke of Edinburgh?s Award
DPA Data Protection Act
DSL District Scout Leader
ES Explorer Scout
ESL Explorer Scout Leader
GDPR General Data Protection Regulations
GSL Group Scout Leader
HQ Headquarters
PL Patrol Leader
PLP Personal Learning Plan
POL Programmes On Line
POR Policy, Organisation and Rules
QSA Queen?s Scout Award
RC Regional Commissioner (Scotland and England only)
SHQ Scottish Headquarters
SL Scout Leader
SOFA Statement of Financial Activities
TSA The Scout Association