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Download the Troop 214 Senior Patrol Leader contract here.
Senior Patrol Leader
As Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) of the Westark Area Council's Troop 214, I will be especially mindful of conducting myself by the Scout Oath, Scout Law, Scout Motto and Scout Slogan.
I will lead by example, and I make these commitments to my fellow Scouts, the Scoutmasters, and myself. I will:
  1. Report to the Scoutmaster;

  2. Plan and run the Troopís meetings and all campouts and outings;

  3. Attend Troop Youth Leader training as specified by the Scoutmaster;

  4. Attend at least 75% of all troop meetings and Patrol Leader Councils during my tenure as Senior Patrol Leader;

  5. Attend at least 50% of all troop outings and service projects during my tenure as Senior Patrol Leader;

  6. Along with the Scoutmaster, help supervise the activities of the following troop leaders:

    1. Bugler

    2. Librarian

    3. Scribe

    4. Troop Guide

  7. Keep the Troopís patrol leaders informed of all important Troop information;

  8. Plan and run Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) meetings and do everything possible to ensure the patrolsí success. Publish and distribute an agenda for each PLC;

  9. Be on time and ready for meetings and other troop activities, and tell the Scoutmaster as soon as I know that I canít make a meeting or event;

  10. Wear the proper uniform at Troop meetings and events;

  11. Plan, coordinate and run Courts of Honor unless this responsibility is delegated to another scout by the Scoutmaster;

  12. Help other scouts whenever possible and be especially supportive of younger and less experienced scouts;

  13. Have fun and help other scouts have fun too!

  14. Set an appointment with the Scoutmaster when nearing the end of my tenure as Senior Patrol Leader to review my success in meeting the commitments set forth in this position contract.

I understand that I will receive FULL leadership credit if I follow the above stated commitments. I may only receive partial credit if the above commitments are not met.
Last modified June 11, 2015.