Jr. Leader Position Responsibilities
Senior Patrol Leader

Eligibility Requirements:
a. First Class or above
b. At least one year of service with the troop
c. 14 years of age or older
1. Have a written plan for each meeting that designates time for opening, patrol meetings, lessons, (lesson
    will include what each group will be working on and who is in charge of the lesson for that group) and closing.
2. Conduct a patrol leaders' council review meeting each week.
3. Conduct a patrol leaders' council meeting in the first two weeks of his term and every two months 
     thereafter.
4. Call patrol leaders each week to remind them to call their patrols and get confirmation this was 
    accomplished.
5. Keep the assistant senior patrol leader informed of what is going on in case the senior patrol leader is 
    absent.
6. Have a written plan for each campout (including duty rosters and lesson).
7. Take Junior Leader Training.
8. Set a good example.
9. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
10. Live by the Scout Oath and Law
11. Show Scout Spirit.


 
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Eligibility Requirements:
a. First Class or above
b. At least one year of service with the troop
c. 14 years of age or older
1. Run meetings in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader.
2. Train and give directions to the Quartermaster, Scribe/Historian, Librarian, Instructor(s) and Chaplain 
     Aide.   
3. Attend all patrol leaders' council meetings.
4. Attend all weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
5. Make sure the Scout hut is kept clean around the outside (and remove trash bags from the inside).
6. Set up trash pickup on Bert Kouns every 4 months.**
7. Take Junior Leadership training.
8. Set a good example.
9. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
10. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
11. Show Scout Spirit.
Running Patrol Meetings

Patrol - scouts that work together as a group, (no more than 8 to 10 scouts).

The patrol leader is in charge of the patrol meeting each week. The patrol meeting should last about 10 minutes.
Each patrol should have the following: patrol name, patrol flag, and a patrol yell or cheer.

Agenda items that should be discussed or done during the meeting:
   a. take up dues.
   b. inform patrol about patrol leader council meetings.
   c. plan campouts:
       1. campout needs.
       2. find out who is going camping.
       3. permission slips.
       4. grub master's menu for meals.
       5. needs for cook kit.
       6. requirements the members need for advancement.
       7. what the patrol will be doing in the next weekly meeting.
Patrol Leaders
1. Have a written plan weekly for his patrol meeting.
2. Encourages activities that will advance members rank**
3. Encourages members to recruit new members.
4 Calls each member of his patrol each week and reports back to the SPL.
5. Attends weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
6. Attends all patrol leaders' council meetings.
7. Assigns patrol jobs and assist in accomplishing their responsibilities:

  a. Assistant patrol leader - takes over for absent patrol leader and does special        
      assignments as delegated by the patrol leader.
  b. Scribe - Patrol secretary who takes up dues and keeps up with attendance.
  c. Quartermaster - Is in charge of patrol gear including the contents of the patrol cook kit.
      Must keep an inventory of what is in the kit and tell the troop quartermaster what is 
      needed for the patrol kit.
  d. Cheer master - Leads songs, yells, and campfire programs.
  e. Grub master - See that the patrol eats right.
8. Take Junior Leadership training.
9. Set a good example.
10. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
11. Live by  the Scout Oath and Law.
12. Show Scout spirit.
Quartermaster
Eligibility Requirements:
  a. First Class or above
  b. At least one year of service with the troop
  c. 13 years of age or older


1. Keep an inventory of all troop equipment.
2. Report any broken or missing troop equipment to the scoutmaster.
3. Check all equipment in and out of the troop trailer.
4. Recheck trailer inventory after every campout.
5. Attend weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
6. Keep the troop trailer clean inside and outside.
7. Take Junior Leader Training.
8. Set a good example.
9. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
10. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.

11. Show Scout spirit.
Scribe/Historian
1. Take notes of the patrol leaders review meeting each week.
2. Keep a record of dues paid, in a notebook.
3. Keep a record of attendance and uniforms, in a notebook.
4. Collect file information about former scouts and leaders.
5. Take pictures and notes to add to the troop scrapbook.
6. Attend weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
7. Set a good example
8. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
9. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
10. Show Scout sprit.

 

Librarian

1. Take care of troop books, pamphlets, magazines, audiovisuals.
2. Keep a list of all the above mentioned and checks them out for use.
3. Keep a list of merit badge counselors.
4. Recommends new material that may need to be bought for the troop.
5. He lets the scoutmaster or his assistant scoutmaster in charge of his responsibility know that 
    materials need to be repaired or replaced.
6. Attend weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
7. Set a good example.
8. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
9. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
10. Show Scout sprit.

Instructor

Job description: A scout who teaches scout skills.

Eligibility Requirements: First Class scout or above
1 Skill instruction has been done in the presence of an adult approved by the Scoutmaster or the 
   Assistant Scoutmaster in charge of his responsibility.
2. Have a minimum of 10 boys signed off the particular skill he teaches.
    Example: He may have two boys signed off in one skill and three boys signed off in another skill
    and five boys signed off in still another skill, thus having 10 boys signed off.
3 Attend weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
4. Set a good example.
5. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly. 
6. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
7. Show Scout spirit.

Chaplain Aide

1. Leads the prayer at the weekly patrol meetings of assigns another scout to do it (prior
    to the start of the meeting).**
2. Has a devotional prepared for each campout (in writing).**
3. Help ensure religious holidays are considered in the troop program.
4. Promote the religious emblems program.**
5. Attend weekly patrol leaders review meetings.
6. Set a good example.
7. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
8. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
9. Show Scout spirit

Troop Guide

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

Eligibility Requirements: First Class scout or above
1. Introduces new Scouts to troop operations.
2. Guides new Scouts through early Scouting activities.
3. Shields new Scouts form harassment by older Scouts.
4. Helps new Scouts earn First Class rank in their first year.
5. Teaches basic Scout skills.
6. Coaches the patrol leader of the new Scout patrol on his duties.
7. Works with the patrol leader at the patrol leaders, council meeting.
8. Attends patrol leaders, council meetings with the patrol leader of the new Scout patrol.
9. Assist the Assistant Scoutmaster with training.
10. Counsels individual Scouts on Scouting challenges.
11. Sets a good example.
12. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
13. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.

14. Show scout spirit.
 

Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

Eligibility Requirements: Scout 17 years of age and Star rank or higher

1. Supervise and support other boy leaders as assigned.
2. Work as an instructor when assigned to do so by the Scoutmaster.
3. May upon his 18th birthday become an Assistant Scoutmaster if he so chooses.
4. Attend adult leaders planning sessions.
5. Set a good example.
6. Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
7. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
8. Show Scout sprit.
 

Crew Chief

Job description: The crew chief is the elected leader of his Venture crew. He represents his crew on the patrol
leaders. council.

1. Provide leadership for the selected high-adventure activities or sports.
2. Keep crewmembers informed.
3. Represent the crew at patrol leaders' council meetings.
4. Encourage crewmembers to take part in all troop activities.
5. Locate and secure resources necessary for the crew activities.
6. Develop crew spirit and control.
7. Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
8. Set a good example.
9. Wear the Venture uniform correctly.
10. Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
11. Show Scout spirit.
 

Leaders over each Jr. Leader position

Jerry Carlisle                           Senior Patrol Leader
Jerry Carlisle                           Asst. Senior Patrol Leader
Bill Waltman                            Historian
Ken Loechner                          Troop Guide and Instructor
Paul Kneipp                             Quartermaster and Crew Chief
James Tillman                         Troop pantry and supplies
Ernie Smith                              Scribe and Chaplain Aide
Mike Clark                              Librarian
Brent Ingverdsen                    Patrol Leaders
Jim Stephenson                       Knot Requirements 
Tim Kaylor                              Travel Arrangements