The Leadership Oath

I promise to do my best to be worthy of the office of ______

for the sake of the Scouts in my Patrol and Troop

and in the world brotherhood of Scouting.

Positions and Their Responsibilities

Senior Patrol Leader

  • Runs all troop meetings, events, activities, and the annual program planning conference.

  • Runs the patrol leaders' council meeting (PLC).

  • Communicates weekly program information to Patrol Leaders and ASPL.

  • Appoints other troop youth leaders with the advice and counsel

  • of the Scoutmaster.

  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to the youth leaders.

  • Assists the Scoutmaster with youth leadership training.

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

  • Helps the senior patrol leader lead meetings and activities.

  • Runs the troop in the absence of the senior patrol leader.

  • Helps trains and supervise the troop scribe, quartermaster, instructor, librarian, historian, and chaplain's aide

  • Assists Senior Patrol Leader with weekly communication.

  • Lends a hand controlling the patrols and building patrol spirit.

  • Serves as a member of the PLC.

Patrol Leader

  • Appoints the assistant patrol leader.

  • Represents the patrol on the PLC.

  • Plans and steers patrol meetings

  • Works with the Scribe to record Patrol Member attendance and dues payment.

  • Communicates weekly program information to all patrol members.

  • Knows what his patrol members and other leaders can do.