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The '''Historian''' preserves [[troop]]/[[team]] photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia.
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The '''Historian''' preserves [[troop]] photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia.
==Reports to==
==Reports to==
*[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] in a Boy Scout troop.
*[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] in a Boy Scout troop.
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*[[Captain|Team Captain]] in a Varsity Scout team.
 
==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Gathers pictures and facts about troop/team activities and keeps them in a historical file or scrapbook.
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* Gathers pictures and facts about troop activities and keeps them in a historical file or scrapbook.
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* Takes care of troop/team trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop/team activities.
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* Takes care of troop trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop activities.
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* Keeps information about former members of the troop/team.
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* Keeps information about former members of the troop.
* Sets a good example.
* Sets a good example.
* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
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==Notes==
==Notes==
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#In a Varsity Scout team, serving as '''Team Historian''' can apply towards positions of responsibility requirements for [[Star]] and [[Life]]; effective January 1, 2010 team historian can apply towards positions of responsibility requirements for [[Eagle]].
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==Equivalents==
==Equivalents==
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
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{{Varsity Scout portal}}
 
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==References==
==References==
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Youth positions]]

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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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