Unit Chaplain

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The '''Troop Chaplain''' or '''Team Chaplain''' is appointed by the committee chairman to provide spiritual tone, guide the [[chaplain aide]], give spiritual counseling, and promote the regular religious participation of each member.
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The '''Troop Chaplain''' is appointed by the committee chairman to provide spiritual tone, guide the [[chaplain aide]], give spiritual counseling, and promote the regular religious participation of each member.
==Unit committee position==
==Unit committee position==
* [[Troop Committee]] in a Boy Scout [[troop]]
* [[Troop Committee]] in a Boy Scout [[troop]]
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* [[Team Committee]] in a Varsity Scout [[team]]
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==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Provide a spiritual tone for troop/team meetings and activities.
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* Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities.
* Give guidance to the chaplain aide.
* Give guidance to the chaplain aide.
* Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
* Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
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* Give spiritual counseling service when needed or requested.
* Give spiritual counseling service when needed or requested.
* Encourage Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems.
* Encourage Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems.
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* Report to the troop/team committee each month.
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* Report to the troop committee each month.
{{Troop Leader Qualifications}}
{{Troop Leader Qualifications}}
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Troop Chaplain


The Troop Chaplain is appointed by the committee chairman to provide spiritual tone, guide the chaplain aide, give spiritual counseling, and promote the regular religious participation of each member.

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Unit committee position


Responsibilities

  • Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities.
  • Give guidance to the chaplain aide.
  • Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
  • Visit homes of the Scouts in time of sickness or need.
  • Give spiritual counseling service when needed or requested.
  • Encourage Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems.
  • Report to the troop committee each month.

Qualifications

Adult leaders must possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary for positive leadership to youth. They must also:


The adult leader application process will not be complete until Youth Protection training has been completed and a criminal background check has been obtained.

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every year at my.scouting.org, where they can also complete the following courses:

  • Before the First Meeting
  • First 30 Days
  • Position Trained

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links


Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Advancement Guide Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Informed Consent Activity Consent (Permission Slip) Unit Money-Earning Project
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record other forms…
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