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The '''Scribe''' is the record-keeping and financial officer of the [[troop]].
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[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
==Position description==
==Position description==
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The scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the patrol leaders’ council and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings.
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The Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the patrol leaders' council and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings. He attends the [[patrol leaders' council]] but generally is not a voting member.
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==Reports to==
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* [[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]]
==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments.
* Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments.
* Records individual Scout advancement progress.
* Records individual Scout advancement progress.
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* Work with the troop committee member responsible for records and finance.
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* Works with the troop committee member responsible for records and finance.
* Sets a good example.
* Sets a good example.
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* Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform.
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* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
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* Shows [[Scout Spirit|Scout spirit]]
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* Shows [[Scout Spirit|Scout spirit]]
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==Equivalents==
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{{Record-keeping Youth Leader Equivalents}}
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{{Financial Youth Leader Equivalents}}
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==See also==
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== See also ==
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* [[Positions of Responsibility]]
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{{Boy Scout portal}}
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* [[Star Rank]]
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* [[Life Rank]]
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* [[Eagle Scout Rank]]
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
==References==
==References==
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* [http://olc.scouting.org/resources/TLT.ppt BSA Troop Leader Training Powerpoint Presentaiton]
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{{Troop Leadership Links}}
{{Positions of Responsibility navbox}}
{{Positions of Responsibility navbox}}
[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Youth positions]]
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[[Category:Boy Scouts]]
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[[Category:Patrol Leaders' Council]]

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

The Scribe is the record-keeping and financial officer of the troop.

Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)

Contents

Position description

The Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the patrol leaders' council and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings. He attends the patrol leaders' council but generally is not a voting member.

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Attends and keeps a log of patrol leaders’ council meetings.
  • Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments.
  • Records individual Scout advancement progress.
  • Works with the troop committee member responsible for records and finance.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit

Equivalents

The Scribe is the record-keeping youth leader in its unit. Other record-keeping youth leaders are:


The Secretary is the financial youth officer in its unit. Other financial youth officers are:

See also

Boy Scout portal
Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more of the following positions..."
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the positions of responsibility..."
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..." (reduced list)
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


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