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Patrol Leader

The Patrol Leader is the top leader of a patrol. They represent the patrol at all Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings and the annual program planning conference and keeps patrol members informed of decisions made. They play a key role in planning, leading, and evaluating patrol meetings and activities and prepares the patrol to participate in all Troop activities. The Patrol Leader learns about the abilities of other patrol members and full involves them in patrol and Troop activities by assigning them specific tasks and responsibilities. They encourage patrol members to complete advancement requirements and set a good example by continuing to pursue their own advancement.

Reports To: Senior Patrol Leader

Patrol Leader Duties:

    *  Appoints the Assistant Patrol Leader
    *  Represents the patrol on the Patrol Leaders’ Council
    *  Plans and steers patrol meetings
    *  Helps Scouts advance
    *  Acts as the chief recruiter of new Scouts
    *  Keeps patrol members informed
    *  Knows what his patrol members and other leaders can do
    *  Sets a good example
    *  Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
    *  Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
    *  Shows Scout spirit

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