The following are the Scout Positions in our Troop.

*Positions are elected every 6 months

    Senior Patrol Leader


    • Job Description:
      The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top junior leader in the troop.
    • Reports to:
      Scoutmaster
    • Senior Patrol Leader's duties:
      1. Runs all the troop meetings, events, activities and the annual program planning conference (APC)
      2. Runs the patrol leaders' council (PLC) meeting
      3. Appoints other troop junior leaders with advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster
      4. Assign duties and responsibilities to junior leaders
      5. Assists the Scoutmaster with junior leader training
      6. Sets a good example!
      7. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      8. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      9. Shows Scout spirit

    Assistant Senior Patrol Leader


    • Job Description:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second highest ranking junior leader in the troop. He is appointed by the senior patrol leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster. The assistant senior patrol leader acts as the senior patrol leader in the absence of the senior patrol leader or when called upon. He also provides leadership to other junior leaders in the troop.
    • Reports to:
      Senior Patrol Leader
    • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader duties:
      1. Helps the Senior Patrol Leader lead meeting and activities
      2. Runs the troop in the absense of the Senior Patrol Leader
      3. Helps train and supervise the troop scribe, quartermaster, instructors, librarian, historian, and chaplain's aid
      4. Serves as a member of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC)
      5. Sets a good example!
      6. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      7. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      8. Shows Scout spirit

    Junior Assistant Scoutmaster


    • Job Description:
      The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster serves in the capacity of an Assistant Scoutmaster except where legal age and maturity are required. He must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18. He's appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability.
    • Reports to:
      Scoutmaster
    • Junior Assistant Scoutmaster Duties:
      1. Functions as an Assistant Scoutmaster
      2. Performs duties as assigned by the Scoutmaster
      3. Sets a good example!
      4. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      5. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      6. Shows Scout spirit

    OA Representative


    • Job Description:
      The Order of the Arrow Troop Representative is a youth liaison serving between the local OA lodge or chapter and his troop. In his troop he serves serves as a communication and programmatic link to the Arrowmen and adult leaders and scouts and leaders who are not presently members of the Order. He does this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the lodge and purpose of the Order. By setting a good example, he enhances the image of the Order as a service arm to his troop.
    • Reports to:
      OA Chapter Vice Chief
    • OA Troop Representative duties:
      1. Serves as a communication link between the lodge or chapter and the troop
      2. Encourages year round and resident camping in the troop
      3. Encourages older Scout perticipation in high adventure
      4. Encourages Scouts to actively participate in community service projects
      5. Assists with leadership skills training in the troop
      6. Encourages Arrowmen in the troop to be active participants in the lodge and/or chapter activities and to seal their membership in the Order by becoming Brotherhood members
      7. Sets a good example!
      8. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      9. Lives by the Scout Oath, Law, and the OA Obligation
      10. Shows Scout spirit

    Troop Guide


    • Job Description:
      The troop guide works with new Scouts. He helps them feel comfortable and earn their First Class rank in their first year.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Scoutmaster for the new Scout patrol.
    • Troop Guide duties:
      1. Introduces new Scouts to troop operations
      2. Guides new Scouts through early Scouting activities
      3. Shields new Scouts from harassment by older Scouts and prevents the new scouts from harassing the older scouts
      4. Helps new Scouts earn First Class rank in their first year
      5. Teaches basic Scouting skills
      6. Coaches the patrol leader of the new Scout patrol on his duties
      7. Works with the Patrol Leader at the Patrol Leaders' Coundil meeting
      8. Attends the Patrol Leaders' Council meeting
      9. Assists the Assistant Scoutmasters with training
      10. Counsels individual Scouts on Scouting challenges
      11. Sets a good example!
      12. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      13. Shows Scout spirit

    Scribe


    • Job Description:
      The Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the patrol leaders' council and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol leader.
    • Scribe duties:
      1. Attends and keeps a log on Patrol Leaders' Council meetings
      2. Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments
      3. Works with the troop committee member responsible for records and finance
      4. Sets a good example!
      5. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      6. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      7. Shows Scout spirit

    Historian


    • Job Description:
      The Historian keeps a historical record or scrapbook of troop activities.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
    • Historian duties:
      1. Gathers pictures and facts about past troop activities and keeps them in a historical file or scrapbook.
      2. Takes care of troop trophies, ribbons and souvenirs of troop activities
      3. Keeps information about former members of the troop
      4. Sets a good example!
      5. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      6. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      7. Shows Scout spirit

    Patrol Leader


    • Job Description:
      The Patrol Leader is the elected leader of his patrol. He represents his patrol on the Patrol Leader's Council.
    • Reports to:
      Senior Patrol Leader (If you are the Patrol leader for the new Scout patrol, you'll also work with the troop guide who is assigned to your patrol.)
    • Patrol Leader duties
      1. Appoints the Assistant Patrol Leader
      2. Represents the patrol on the Patrol Leaders' Council
      3. Plans and steers patrol meetings
      4. Helps Scouts advance
      5. Acts as the chief recruiter of new scouts
      6. Keeps his patrol members informed
      7. Knows what his patrol members and other leaders can do
      8. Sets a good example!
      9. Wears the Scout uniform correctly
      10. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      11. Shows Scout spirit

    Assistant Patrol Leader


    • Job Description:
      The Assistant Patrol Leader is appointed by the Patrol Leader and leads the patrol in his absence.
    • Reports to:
      Patrol Leader
    • Assistant Patrol Leader duties:
      1. Helps the Patrol Leader plan and steer the patrol meetings and activities
      2. Helps the Patrol Leader keep the patrol members informed
      3. Helps the patrol get ready for all troop activities
      4. Represents his patrol at the Patrol Leaders' Council meetings when the patrol leader cannot attend

    Chaplain's Aid


    • Job Description:
      The Chaplain's Aide works with the troop Chaplain to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the troop. He also works to promote the religious emblems program.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol leader
    • Chaplain's Aide duties
      1. Assists the troop Chaplain with religious services at troop activities
      2. Tells the Scouts about the religious emblem program for their faith
      3. Makes sure religious holidays are considered during troop program planning
      4. Helps plan for religious observance in troop activities
      5. Sets a good example!
      6. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      7. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      8. Shows Scout spirit

    Quartermaster


    • Job Description:
      The Quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
    • Quartermaster duties:
      1. Keeps records on patrol and troop equipment
      2. Makes sure equipment is in good working condition
      3. Issues equipment and makes sure it's returned in good condition
      4. Makes suggestions for new or replacement items
      5. Works with the troop commitee member(s) responsible for equipment
      6. Sets a good example!
      7. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      8. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      9. Shows Scout spirit

    Librarian


    • Job Description:
      The Librarian takes care of troop literature.
    • Reports to:
      The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
    • Librarian duties:
      1. Steps up and takes care of the troop library
      2. Adds new or replaces old items as needed
      3. Keeps books and pamphlets available for borrowing
      4. Keeps a system for checking books and pamphlets in and out
      5. Follows up on late returns
      6. Sets a good example!
      7. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      8. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      9. Shows Scout spirit

    Den Chief


    • Job Description:
      The Den Chief works with the Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts and den leaders in a Cub Scout pack.
    • Reports to:
      The Den Leader in the pack and the Assistant Scoutmaster for the new Scout patrol in the troop.
    • Den Chief duties:
      1. Knows the purpose of Cub Scouting
      2. Helps Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout rank
      3. Encourages Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation
      4. Assists with activities in the den meetings
      5. Is a friend to the boys in the den
      6. Helps out at weekly den meetings and monthly pack meetings
      7. Meets with adult members of the den, pack and troop as necessary
      8. Sets a good example!
      9. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
      10. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      11. Shows Scout spirit