Troop Guide

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<center><big>The [[Troop Guide]] helps new Scouts feel comfortable and earn [[First Class]] rank in their [[First Class-First Year|first year]].</big></center>
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The Troop Guide is there to help new boys become part of the [[troop]]. He may be assigned to instructing [[Tenderfoot]] through [[First Class]] Skills.
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==Reports to==
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* [[Assistant Scoutmaster]]
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== Responsibilities ==
== Responsibilities ==
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#* Works with the patrol leader of new boys [[patrol]].
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* Introduces new Scouts to [[troop]] operations.
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#* Guide new Scouts to becoming part of the troop
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* Guides new Scouts from harassment by older Scouts.
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#* Serves on the PLC
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* Helps new Scouts earn [[First Class]] rank in their first year.
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#* Sets a good example
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* Teaches basic Scout skills.
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#* Enthusiastically wears the uniform correctly
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* Coaches the patrol leader of the new-Scout patrol on his duties.
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#* Shows Scout spirit
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* Works with the patrol leader at patrol leaders’ council meetings.
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# Qualifications:
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* Attends [[Patrol Leaders' Council|patrol leaders’ council]] meetings with the [[Patrol Leader|patrol leader]] of the new-Scout patrol.
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#* First Class
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* Assists the [[assistant Scoutmaster]] with training.
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# Fulfills:
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* Counsels individuals Scouts on Scouting challenges.
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#* Star - 5
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* Sets a good example.
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#* Life - 5
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* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
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#* Eagle – 4
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* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
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#* Palm – 3
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* Shows [[Scout Spirit|Scout spirit]]
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# Recommended:
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#* Attending Junior Leader Training run by Troop
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==Equivalents==
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# Term:
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#* Until the next election, removal, or will to change
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#* Either six months or until a new troop guide can take his place, whichever is most prudent
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== See also ==
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# Notes:
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{{Boy Scout portal}}
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
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==References==
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{{Troop Leadership Links}}
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
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[[Category:Patrol Leaders' Council]]

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The Troop Guide helps new Scouts feel comfortable and earn First Class rank in their first year.


Serving as Troop Guide can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Troop Guide
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Scoutmaster
Reports to:Assistant Scoutmaster in charge of new boys

Contents

Reports to


Responsibilities

Equivalents

The Troop Guide is the youth guide leader in its unit. Other youth guide 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.


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