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Patrol Leader

  • Sits in the first patrol chair and leads patrol at troop meetings. Must attend 50% of troop meetings unless sick or extenuating circumstances. When unable to attend, must find APL or other volunteer in advance to lead patrol.
  • Must lead patrol on at least one campout during his term. When unable to attend, must find APL or other volunteer in advance to lead patrol on campout.
  • Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
  • Keep patrol members informed.
  • Assign each patrol member needed tasks and help them succeed.
  • Represent the patrol at all Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings and the 6 month program planning conference. Must attend the annual planning conference and 50% of monthly PLC meetings unless sick or extenuating circumstances. When unable to attend, must find APL or other volunteer in advance to represent patrol.
  • Prepare the patrol to take part in all troop activities.
  • Show and help develop patrol spirit.
  • Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
  • Know what patrol members and other leaders can do.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.