Boy Scout Troop 633

 
 

Where  Catholic Faith and Adventure Meet 

Youth Leadership Positions

Senior Patrol Leader                                     SC

Assistant Patrol Leader-Stealth                  LG      Assistant Patrol Leader-Flaming Falcon  JMA

Patrol Leader-Stealth                                    JL        Patrol Leader-Flaming Falcon                    TS    

Chaplain Aid                                                   CW 

Scribe                                                               ED

Quartermaster-Stealth                                 JD      Quartermaster-Flaming Falcon                 DD

Librarian                                                         CW

Historian                                                         VB 

Webmaster                                                      ZH  

                                                                                                 Leave No Trace                                              DCP

                                                                                


Senior Patrol Leader: The senior patrol leader (SPL) is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top youth leader in the troop. He runs all troop meetings, events, activities, the annual program planning conference, and the patrol leaders’ council meeting. He works directly with elected Patrol Leaders to ensure plans are being carried out and seeks the advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster when required. To be the Senior Patrol Leader the scout must have held a  leadership position (PL) and be at least the rank of Tenderfoot.


6 month term (*PLC Member)


  • (elected)

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Patrol Leader: The patrol leader is the elected leader of his patrol. He represents his patrol on the patrol leaders’ council and appoints the assistant patrol leader. Hs role is to ensure his patrol carries out the plans according to the Weekly Meeting Planner or Campout Planner forms and bring the concerns of his patrol to the Senior Patrol leader. 


6 month term. (*PLC Member)



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Scribe: The scribe keeps the troop records. He records the minutes and activities of the patrol leaders’ council and calls the meeting to order. He keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings. The scribe gets to use a laptop or other electronic device, if he owns one, to take notes and keep records. The Scribe must be capable of keeping consistently accurate records. Must be able to send records electronically to the Scoutmaster and (SPL).


6 month term. (*PLC Member)


• (elected)

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Assistant Patrol Leader :The assistant patrol leader is appointed by his patrol leader. He represents his patrol at patrol leaders’ council meetings when the patrol leader cannot attend. The assistant patrol leader position does not count towards leadership requirements for Star, Life, or Eagle but is a great way to learn about leadership for future positions of responsibility


6 month term. (Not a PLC Member but must attend PLC Meeting on behalf of (PL) if patrol leader is unable)


(appointed by PL)


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Quartermaster: The quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order. He keeps records on patrol and troop equipment, makes sure equipment is in good working condition, and issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition. Will include extra meetings before or after campouts to inventory and sort equipment.


6 month term.


• (elected)

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Historian: The historian preserves troop photographs, news stories, trophies, the Troop Flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia. The historian is required to maintain and carry with him at all times a digital camera to all troop functions so he can take photos to document our history.

6 month term .


• (elected)

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Librarian: The librarian oversees the care and use of troop Merit Badge books, pamphlets, magazines, audiovisuals, and merit badge counselor lists.

6 month term


• (elected)

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Chaplain Aide: The chaplain aide works with the troop chaplain or the clergy of his faith to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the troop. He also works to promote the religious emblems program. The chaplain aide leads us in prayer at camping and other activities. Works with other scouts when applicable to provide worship services when we are at camp on Sunday or other times when applicable. While the Chaplain Aid is not an SPL member, it is encouraged that he attend PLC meetings to ensure planning does not conflict with religious observances and that faith services are planned appropriately.


• (elected)

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Den Chief: The den chief works with the Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and den leaders in a local Cub Scout pack. The den chief helps his Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout ranks and encourages Cub Scouts to join Boy Scout Troop 633 upon crossover. Specific den chief training is required along with approval by the Scoutmaster, Den Leader and Cubmaster of the Cub Scout Pack he is affiliated with. Appointed by Scoutmaster to a term equal to the length of the specific Cub Scout rank program, usually a 12 month term.


• (appointed)

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Webmaster: Maintains the posts on the troop website and facebook. Must have some experience with the internet and a capacity for learning how to update and manage the troop website with maturity and accuracy. Must have an interview by the Scoutmaster and must work together with an assigned adult leader. This is an important position and requires a lot of work on the part of the Scout to keep up with the effort necessary to be a webmaster. The reward is that the Scout may gain valuable knowledge useful to him in the future. The webmaster will interact closely with the Historian to gather pictures to be posted on the website.


6 month term


• (elected)

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Leave No Trace:  The Leave No Trace is the patroller of any hikes. If he sees you throw trash on the ground, he will make you pick it up and put it in your bag. If you start to walk off trail or make your own shortcut trail, she will immediately make you stop and get back on the regular trail.


6 month term 



  •  (elected)
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Bugler: The Bugler should be able to make appropriate BSA bugle calls, as requested, at troop activities. The bugler must own and bring with him when requested by the (SPL) or scoutmaster, a bugle, trumpet or cornet. The Bugler is responsible for waking the troop up at overnight outdoor events such as weekend camping or summer camp and playing the appropriate bugle call at ceremonies. The troop bugler does not have to be the best horn player in the world but he does have to do his very best to play the BSA bugle calls as part of his responsibilities.

Appointed by SPL and Scoutmaster – 6 month term


• (appointed)

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Color Guard : Not a position but a special designation. Boy Scout Squads who demonstrate the appropriate calls, procedures, and ceremony can form a color guard squad and are eligible to wear the new BSA color guard patch on their right arm. Members of an official color guard squad will be expected to perform in city, state, or national ceremonies as called upon.