Patrol Leader

  • Attends a minimum of 50% of all troop meetings, PLCs, campouts, service projects
  • Plan and lead patrol meetings, activities, hikes and patrol campouts and report attendance to the Scoutmaster and SPL
  • Appoint an Assistant Patrol Leader who functions as Patrol leader in his absence
  • Make sure menus get planned, for outings and appoint Patrol Grubmaster who buys food and collects money from Patrol members for outings.
  • Keep patrol members informed by calling them regularly to keep them informed of camp outs, Troop Meetings, activities, service projects, etc.
  • Serve as or appoint a Patrol Quartermaster who will keep track of all Patrol equipment between outings and who will supervise cleaning of that equipment after each outing. Inventory and clean the Patrol Box
  • Represent the Patrol at PLC meetings; report back to the Patrol on responsibilities for Troop meetings and outings
  • Plan and lead a monthly Patrol meeting during the appointment period
  • Plan and execute one Patrol Activity, Camp Out Service project while a Patrol Leader
  • Help any members of the Patrol with advancement through First Class, either by teaching the required skills or by setting up situations for meeting the requirements.
  • Provide a Patrol Leader Report to the SPL at each PLC either oral if you attend or written if you are not there
  • Keep track of the Patrol Flag and bring it to meetings as required
  • Inform the SPL if you are not going to make an event and find a replacement
  • Set a Good Example
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit

Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent