The unit is a group of scouts. Within the Hightower Trail district there are three unit types.
The units are:
Scouts BSA and is the traditional Scouting experience for youth in the fifth grade through high school (11-17 year old).
Cub Scouts is the Scouting experience for youth in kindergarten through fifth grade (5-10 years old).
Venturing is an inclusive program through the Boy Scouts of America for males and females aged 14-20 (or 13 and completed the 8th grade).