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									Troop Leadership Training
  “The Responsibility behind the Patch”




                                    TROOP 138
                                    Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                      Learning Objectives



   1. Teach all the Scouts and Leaders the
      responsibilities of each Positions of Responsibility.

   2. Know the Organizational Structure of the Troop.




                                                    TROOP 138
                                                    Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING




                            TROOP 138
                            Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                             Senior Patrol Leader (SPL)
                                          (reports to Scoutmaster)


                                            Responsibilities

  Runs all troop meetings, events, activities,           Assists the Scoutmaster with junior leader
   and the semi-annual program planning                    training.
   conference.
                                                          Sets a good example.
  Runs the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC)
   meetings.                                              Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
                                                           Scout uniform.
  Appoints other troop junior leaders with the
   advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster.                 Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.

  Assigns duties and responsibilities to junior          Show and help develop Scout spirit.
   leaders.




                                                                                  TROOP 138
                                                                                  Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                  Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (ASPL)
                                       (reports to Senior Patrol Leader)


                                              Responsibilities

  Helps the senior patrol leader lead meetings             Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
   and activities.                                           Scout uniform.

  Runs the troop in the absence of the senior              Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
   patrol leader.
                                                            Show and help develop Scout spirit.
  Helps train and supervise the troop scribe,
   quartermaster, instructor, librarian, historian,         Lends a hand controlling the patrol and
   Leave No Trace trainer, OA representative,                building patrol spirit.
   webmaster, bugler, and chaplain's aide.
                                                            Performs task assigned by the Senior
  Serves as a member of the patrol leaders'                 Patrol Leader.
   council.

  Sets a good example.


                                                                                    TROOP 138
                                                                                    Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                      Patrol Leader (PL)
                                       (reports to Senior Patrol Leader)


                                             Responsibilities

  Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.            Show and develop patrol spirit.

  Keep patrol members informed.                            Work with other troop leaders to make the
                                                             troop run well.
  Assign each patrol member a specific duty.
                                                            Know the abilities of each patrol member.
  Represent his patrol at all patrol leaders’
   council meetings and the semi-annual                     Set a good example.
   program planning conference.
                                                            Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  Prepare the patrol to participate to all troop
   activities.                                              Live by the Scout Oath and Law.




                                                                                    TROOP 138
                                                                                    Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                          Assistant Patrol Leader (APL)
                                         (reports to Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Lead the patrol in the patrol leader’s absence.        Show and help develop Scout spirit.

  Helps the patrol leader plan and lead patrol           Work with other troop leaders to make the
   meetings and activities.                                troop run well.

  Helps him keep patrol members informed.                Set a good example.

  Helps the patrol leader prepare the patrol to          Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
   take part in all troop activities.
                                                          Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  Represents his patrol at patrol leaders’
   council meetings when the patrol leader
   cannot attend.




                                                                                  TROOP 138
                                                                                  Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                       Troop Guide
                                  (reports to Assistant Scoutmaster)


                                         Responsibilities

  Introduces new Scouts to troop operations.           Coaches the patrol leader of the
                                                         new-Scout patrol on his duties.
  Guides new Scouts through early Scouting
   activities.                                          Works with the patrol leader at patrol
                                                       leaders’ council meetings.
  Guides new Scouts from harassment by older
   Scouts.                                              Attends patrol leaders’ council meetings
                                                         with the patrol leader of the new-Scout
  Helps new Scouts earn First Class rank in             patrol.
   their first year.
                                                        Assists the assistant Scoutmaster with
  Teaches basic Scout skills.                           training.

                                                        Coach individual Scouts on Scouting
                                                         challenges.

                                                                                 TROOP 138
                                                                                 Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                             Troop Guide (continued)
                                  (reports to Assistant Scoutmaster)


                                          Responsibilities

  Counsels individuals Scouts on Scouting
   challenges.

  Sets a good example.

  Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout
   uniform.

  Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.

  Show and help develop Scout spirit.




                                                                       TROOP 138
                                                                       Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                      Order of the Arrow Representative
                                 (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                             Responsibilities

  Serves as a communication link between the               Encourages Arrowmen to assume
   chapter and the troop.                                    leadership positions in the unit.

  Encourages year round and resident camping               Encourages Arrowmen in the unit to be
   in the unit.                                              active participants in the chapter activities
                                                             and to seal their membership in the Order
  Encourages older Scout participation in high              by becoming Brotherhood members.
   adventure programs.
                                                            Regularly attends troop meetings, troop
  Encourages Scouts to actively participate in              campouts, and troop events during his
   community service projects.                               service period.

  Assists with leadership skills training in the           Sets a good example.
   unit.



                                                                                      TROOP 138
                                                                                      Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                    Order of the Arrow Representative
                               (continued)
                               (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)
                                           Responsibilities

  Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout
   uniform.

  Lives by the Scout Oath and Law and the OA
   Obligation.

  Show and help develop Scout spirit.




                                                                             TROOP 138
                                                                             Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                               Bugler
                              (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                          Responsibilities

  Makes appropriate bugle calls, as requested,
   at troop activities.

  Sets a good example.

  Show and help develop Scout spirit.

  Work with other troop leaders to make the
   troop run well.

  Wear the Scout uniform correctly.

  Live by the Scout Oath and Law.




                                                                            TROOP 138
                                                                            Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                           Instructor
                               (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Teaches basic Scouting skills in a troop and
   patrols.

  Prepare well in advance for each teaching
   assignment.

  Sets a good example.

  Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout
   uniform.

  Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.

  Show and help develop Scout spirit.



                                                                             TROOP 138
                                                                             Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                          Chaplain Aide
                   (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Assistant Scoutmaster)


                                               Responsibilities

  Assists the troop chaplain with religious                Helps recognize troop members who
   services at troop activities.                             receive their religious emblems.

  Encourages troop members to strengthen                   Makes sure religious holidays are
   their own relationships with God through                  considered during the troop program
   personal prayer and devotion and                          planning process.
   participation in religious activities appropriate
   to their faith.                                          Helps plan for religious observance in
                                                             troop activities.
  Lead worship services on campouts.
                                                            Encourages saying grace at meals while
  Tells Scouts about the Religious Emblems                  camping or at other activities
   program for their faith at least twice a year.
                                                            Helps promote annual Scout Sunday.



                                                                                    TROOP 138
                                                                                    Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                            Chaplain Aide (continued)
                 (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Assistant Scoutmaster)


                                          Responsibilities

  Sets a good example.

  Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout
   uniform.

  Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.

  Show and help develop Scout spirit.




                                                                                  TROOP 138
                                                                                  Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                              Historian
                                 (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                             Responsibilities

  Gathers pictures and facts about troop                   Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
   activities and keeps them in a historical file,
   wall displays, or scrapbook.                             Show and help develop Scout spirit.

  Takes care of troop trophies, ribbons, and
   souvenirs/keepsakes of troop activities.

  Keeps information about former members of
   the troop.

  Sets a good example.

  Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout
   uniform.



                                                                                   TROOP 138
                                                                                   Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                             Librarian
                                (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                            Responsibilities

  Sets up and takes care of a troop library.              Set a good example.

  Keeps records of books and pamphlets                    Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
   owned by the troop.                                      Scout uniform.

  Adds new or replacement items as needed.                Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.

  Keeps books and pamphlets available for                 Show and help develop Scout spirit.
   borrowing.

  Keeps a system for checking books and
   pamphlets in and out, and follows up on late
   returns.




                                                                                   TROOP 138
                                                                                   Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                     Quartermaster
                             (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Keeps records on patrol/troop equipment.             Works with the troop committee member
                                                         (Quartermaster) responsible for
  Makes sure equipment is in good working               equipment.
   condition.
                                                        Sets a good example.
  Keep equipment storage area neat and clean.
                                                        Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
  Issues equipment and makes sure it is                 Scout uniform.
   returned in good condition.
                                                        Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  Makes suggestions for new or replacement
   items.                                               Show and help develop Scout spirit.




                                                                                TROOP 138
                                                                                Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                                Scribe
                               (reports to Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Attends and keeps a log of patrol leaders’             Sets a good example.
   council meetings.
                                                          Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
  Records individual Scout attendance and                 Scout uniform.
   dues payments.
                                                          Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  Records individual Scout advancement
   progress.                                              Handle correspondence appropriately.

  Works with the troop committee member                  Show and help develop Scout spirit.
   responsible for finance, records, and
   advancement.




                                                                                  TROOP 138
                                                                                  Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                                               Den Chief
                  (reports to Cub Scout Den Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Knows the purposes of Cub Scouting.                   Helps lead weekly den meetings.

  Helps Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of              Helps the den in its part of the monthly
   Cub Scouting.                                          pack meeting.

  Serves as the activities assistant at den             Knows the importance of the monthly
   meetings.                                              theme and pack meeting plans.

  Project a positive image of Boy Scouting by           Meets regularly with the den leader to
   setting a good example through attitude and            review den and pack meeting plans. Meets
   uniforming.                                            as needed with adult members of the den,
                                                          pack, and troop.
  Is a friend to the boys in the den.




                                                                                  TROOP 138
                                                                                  Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                               Den Chief (continued)
                 (reports to Cub Scout Den Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader)


                                           Responsibilities

  Receives training from the den leader (and           Helps the Denner and assistant denner to
   Cubmaster or Assistant Cubmaster) and                 be leaders.
   attend Den Chief Training.
                                                        Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
  Encourages Cub Scouts to become Webelo                Scout uniform.
   Scouts when they are eligible.
                                                        Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  Helps prepare and encourages Webelo
   Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon                Show and help develop Scout spirit.
   graduation.




                                                                                TROOP 138
                                                                                Mesquite, Texas
TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING



                        Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
                                       (reports to Scoutmaster)


                                           Responsibilities

  Receives training from the den leader (and           Helps the Denner and assistant denner to
   Cubmaster or Assistant Cubmaster) and                 be leaders.
   attend Den Chief Training.
                                                        Enthusiastically and correctly wears the
  Encourages Cub Scouts to become Webelo                Scout uniform.
   Scouts when they are eligible.
                                                        Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  Helps prepare and encourages Webelo
   Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon                Show and help develop Scout spirit.
   graduation.




                                                                                TROOP 138
                                                                                Mesquite, Texas

								
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