Historian

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Serving as Historian can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Historian
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader or
Varsity Team Captain
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader or
Varsity Team Captain

The Historian preserves troop/team photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia.

Contents

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Gathers pictures and facts about troop/team activities and keeps them in a historical file or scrapbook.
  • Takes care of troop/team trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop/team activities.
  • Keeps information about former members of the troop/team.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit.

Notes

  1. In a Varsity Scout team, serving as Team Historian can apply towards positions of responsibility requirements for Star and Life but NOT Eagle.

Equivalents

The Historian is the youth historian leader in its unit. Other youth historian leaders are:

See also

Boy Scout portal
Boy Scout Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


Varsity Scout portal

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