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Junior Troop Leadership

1. Must be registered with Troop 258.

2. Must be an active member of Troop 258. To determine if a scout is active, use the following guidelines.
2a. Dues must be current.
2b. Attendance: The scout must attend 80% of troop meetings for the past year or since joining (whichever is sooner). Scouts having activities during regular meetings, such as school, family, organized sports, or work, can be exempt from this percentage as long as they in attendance if able.
2c. Activities: The scout must attend 50% of troop activities for the past year or since joining (whichever is sooner). Scouts having activities during troop activities, such as school, family, organized sports, or work, can be exempt from this percentage as long as they in attendance if able.

3. Qualifications for a leadership position normally are to be at least 13 years of age, minimum rank of First Class, and at least one year of service to the Troop or a record of service since joining (whichever is sooner).

4. Elections will be held in February and September

5. Elected positions will be Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) and Patrol Leader's (PL's). All other positions will be appointed/approved by the newly elected SPL, Patrol Leadership counsel (PLC) and the Scoutmaster.

6. If a member of the PLC is absent from 2 PLC meetings and/or 4 troop meetings and/or activities they may be replaced with the recommendation of the patrol, PLC, SPL, or Scoutmaster.

7. To fulfill the obligation of the position for advancement all the above will apply.

8. The PLC will give their recommendation to the Scoutmaster, for a scout to advance in rank.

9. The PLC will meet at least monthly to plan/preview the following month's troop/patrol meetings, activities and events with the planned annual program.

10. Annual troop/patrol program will be accomplished and submitted to the troop committee through the Scoutmaster, annually during the month of September each year.

11. The PLC will plan for the next year's summer camp program, through the Scoutmaster, for the Troop Committee at the September PLC.