Patrol Leader

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A '''Patrol Leader''' is the elected leader of a Scout [[patrol]], the base unit of a [[troop]] and the key to the [[patrol method.]] He is a voting member of the [[Patrol Leaders' Council]], reporting to the [[Senior Patrol Leader]]. With approval of the Senior Patrol Leader and [[Scoutmaster]], he appoints an [[Assistant Patrol Leader]].
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==Position description==
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The patrol leader is the elected leader of his [[patrol]]. He represents his patrol on the [[Patrol Leaders' Council|patrol leaders’ council]]. He appoints an [[Assistant Patrol Leader]].
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==Duties==
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==Reports to==
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[[Senior Patrol Leader]]
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==Responsibilities==
* Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
* Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
* Keep patrol members informed.
* Keep patrol members informed.
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* Live by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
* Live by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
* Show and develop patrol spirit.
* Show and develop patrol spirit.
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==See also==
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* [[Positions of Responsibility]]
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* [[Star Rank]]
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* [[Life Rank]]
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* [[Eagle Scout Rank]]
==References==
==References==
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*[http://www.scouting.org/boyscouts/resources/18-800/lowroad.cgi Scouting.org Patrol Leader page]
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*[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/PatrolLeader.aspx Patrol Leader page]
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*[http://troop615.boy-scouts.net/youth/index.htm Troop 615 of League City, Texas]
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* [http://olc.scouting.org/resources/TLT.ppt BSA Troop Leader Training Powerpoint Presentaiton]
{{Patrol Leaders Council navbox}}
{{Patrol Leaders Council navbox}}
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[[Category:Youth positions]]

Revision as of 16:41, May 7, 2008

Patrol Leader
Selection:Elected
Selected by:Youth Patrol members
Reports to:Senior Patrol Leader

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Position description

The patrol leader is the elected leader of his patrol. He represents his patrol on the patrol leaders’ council. He appoints an Assistant Patrol Leader.

Reports to

Senior Patrol Leader

Responsibilities

  • Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
  • Keep patrol members informed.
  • Assign each patrol member a specific duty.
  • Represent your patrol at all patrol leaders' council meetings and the annual program planning conference.
  • Prepare the patrol to participate in all troop activities.
  • Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
  • Know the abilities of each patrol member.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show and develop patrol spirit.

See also

References

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