Troop Guide

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Troop Guide
Selected by:Scoutmaster
Reports to:Assistant Scoutmaster in charge of new boys

Position description

The troop guide works with new Scouts. He helps them feel comfortable and earn their First Class rank in their first year.

Serving as Troop Guide can apply towards positions of responsibility requriements for Star, Life, and Eagle.

Reports to

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

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.


    • Works with the patrol leader of new boys patrol.
    • Guide new Scouts to becoming part of the troop
    • Serves on the PLC
    • Sets a good example
    • Enthusiastically wears the uniform correctly
    • Shows Scout spirit
  1. Qualifications:
    • First Class
  2. Fulfills:
    • Star - 5
    • Life - 5
    • Eagle – 4
    • Palm – 3
  3. Recommended:
    • Attending Junior Leader Training run by Troop
  4. Term:
    • Until the next election, removal, or will to change
    • Either six months or until a new troop guide can take his place, whichever is most prudent
  5. Notes:
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