Youth Leadership Roles & Responsibilities

Youth Leadership Positions Available

Senior Patrol Leader

Responsibilities

  • runs all camp youth meetings, events, and activities
  • runs the patrol leaders’ council (PLC) meetings
  • appoints other Troop junior leaders with the advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster
  • assigns duties and responsibilities to junior leaders
  • assists the Scoutmaster with junior leader training
  • sets a good example
  • wears the Scout uniform correctly
  • lives by the Scout Oath and Law
  • shows Scout spirit

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Responsibilities

  • helps the senior patrol leader lead opening & closing ceremonies, final day program, and other activities
  • runs the troop in the absence of the senior patrol leader
  • helps train and supervise the Den Chiefs (Program Areas and Dens)
  • serves as a member of the patrol leaders’ council
  • sets a good example
  • wears the Scout uniform correctly
  • lives by the Scout Oath and Law
  • shows Scout spirit
  • lends a hand controlling the dens and building den spirit

Den Chief

Responsibilities

  • knows the purposes of Cub Scouting
  • helps Cub Scouts achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting
  • serves as the activities assistant at camp
  • sets a good example through attitude and uniforming
  • is a friend to the members of the den
  • helps lead daily den activities at camp
  • helps the den in its part of the opening and closing ceremonies
  • receives training from camp with the assistance of the PLC
  • takes Den Chief Training
  • encourages Cub Scouts to become Webelos Scouts when they are eligible
  • encourages Webelos Scouts to join a Scout troop upon graduation
  • helps the denner and assistant denner to be leaders.
  • wears the camp uniform correctly
  • lives by the Scout Oath and Law
  • shows Scout spirit