Historian

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Serving as Historian can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Historian
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The Historian preserves troop photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia.

Contents

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Gathers pictures and facts about troop activities and keeps them in a historical file or scrapbook.
  • Takes care of troop trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop activities.
  • Keeps information about former members of the troop.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit.

Notes

Equivalents

The Historian is the youth historian leader in its unit. Other youth historian leaders are:

See also

Boy Scout portal
Boy Scout Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.

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