Responsibility

Happy New Year, fellow Scouters!  As we enter January, many troops will be holding their youth leader elections and embarking on another six months on the bumpy road to leadership development. Every troop has its own way of selecting candidates and conducting elections, and the Scoutmaster should consider helping the process along by encouraging the boys to elect patrol leaders and the Senior Patrol Leader from a pool of responsible candidates. Continue reading “Responsibility”

Five important skills

A committee chair’s job would seem to need to entail many different areas of responsibility, but it can all be handled if you develop five important areas of competence.  These, plus your understanding and knowledge of the Scouting program, can go a long way to helping you be effective and to provide support to your Scoutmaster and your committee. Continue reading “Five important skills”