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{{Otheruses|''This is the youth '''{{PAGENAME}}''' equipment management leadership position for Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams.<br/>For the equipment management leadership position for Venturing, see [[Crew Quartermaster]].<br/>For the highest-level rank award in Sea Scouting, see the [[Quartermaster Award]].''}}{{Alert|Serving as [[{{PAGENAME}}]] can apply towards [[Positions of Responsibility]] requirements for [[Star Rank|Star]], [[Life Rank|Life]], and [[Eagle Scout Rank|Eagle]].}}
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The '''Quartermaster''' keeps track of [[troop]] or [[team]] equipment and sees that it is in good working order. He keeps records on patrol/troop or squad/team equipment, makes sure equipment is in good working condition, and issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
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==Reports to==
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::''This is the {{PAGENAME}} position. There is also a Sea Scout [[Quartermaster Award]]''
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*[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] in a Boy Scout troop.
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*[[Captain|Team Captain]] in a Varsity Scout team.
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==Position description==
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The quartermaster keeps track of [[troop]] equipment and sees that it is in good working order. He keeps records on patrol and troop equipment, makes sure equipment is in good working condition, and issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
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{{InfoSizable|450px|Serving as [[{{PAGENAME}}]] can apply towards [[Positions of Responsibility]] requriements for [[Star Rank|Star]], [[Life Rank|Life]], and [[Eagle Scout Rank|Eagle]].}}
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==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Keeps records on [[patrol]] and [[troop]] equipment.
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* Keeps records on [[patrol]]/[[troop]] or [[squad]]/[[team]] equipment.
* Makes sure equipment is in good working condition.
* Makes sure equipment is in good working condition.
* Issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
* Issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
* Makes suggestions for new or replacement items.
* Makes suggestions for new or replacement items.
* Works with the troop committee member responsible for equipment.
* Works with the troop committee member responsible for equipment.
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* Set a good example.
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* Sets a good example.
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* Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform.
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* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
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* Shows [[Scout Spirit|Scout spirit]]
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* Shows [[Scout Spirit|Scout spirit]]
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==Equivalents==
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{{Youth equipment manager Leader Equivalents}}
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==See also==
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== See also ==
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* [[Positions of Responsibility]]
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{{Boy Scout portal}}
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* [[Star Rank]]
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* [[Life Rank]]
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* [[Eagle Scout Rank]]
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
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{{Varsity Scout portal}}
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[[Category:Boy Scouts]]
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[[Category:Varsity Scouts]]
==References==
==References==
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* [http://olc.scouting.org/resources/TLT.ppt BSA Troop Leader Training Powerpoint Presentaiton]
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Youth positions]]

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This is the youth Quartermaster equipment management leadership position for Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams.
For the equipment management leadership position for Venturing, see Crew Quartermaster.
For the highest-level rank award in Sea Scouting, see the Quartermaster Award.
Serving as Quartermaster can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Quartermaster
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader or
Varsity Team Captain
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader or
Varsity Team Captain

The Quartermaster keeps track of troop or team equipment and sees that it is in good working order. He keeps records on patrol/troop or squad/team equipment, makes sure equipment is in good working condition, and issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.

Contents

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Keeps records on patrol/troop or squad/team equipment.
  • Makes sure equipment is in good working condition.
  • Issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition.
  • Makes suggestions for new or replacement items.
  • Works with the troop committee member responsible for equipment.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit

Equivalents

The Quartermaster is the equipment manager youth leader in its unit. Other equipment manager youth leaders are:

See also

Boy Scout portal
Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more of the following positions..."
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the positions of responsibility..."
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..." (reduced list)
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


Varsity Scout portal

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