Assistant Patrol Leader (APL)
Assistant Patrol Leader:
- Reports to the Patrol Leader
- Elected by the patrol and approved by Scoutmaster
- Be of First Class rank or above
- Help the patrol leader plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
- Help the patrol leader keep patrol members informed.
- Help make weekly calls to each patrol member and provide feedback to the patrol leader
- Complete assignments given to you by the patrol leader
- Lead the patrol in the patrol leader’s absence.
- Represent the patrol at all PLC meetings in the leaders absence
- provide feedback to the patrol leader
- Help the patrol leader prepare the patrol to take part in all troop activities.
- menu and assign food purchaser
- duty rosters
- tenting arrangements
- For each trip, help prepare and keep records of:
- Show and help develop patrol spirit.
- Have patrol flag and patrol yell
- Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
- Set a good example.
- Wear the scout uniform correctly.
- Live by the Scout Oath and Law
Honor Patrol Requirements:
- Have a patrol name, flag, and yell. Put the patrol design on equipment and use the patrol yell. Keep patrol records up-to-date.
- Hold two patrol meetings each month.
- Take part in at least one hike, outdoor activity, or other Scouting event.
- Complete two Good Turns or service projects approved by the patrol leaders’ council.
- Help two patrol members advance in rank.
- Have at least 75 percent of members in full uniform at troop activities.
- Have a representative attend at least three patrol leaders’ council meetings.
- Have eight members in the patrol or experience an increase in patrol membership.