Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader
Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Description: The Troop Historian keeps a historical record or
scrapbook of troop activities.
The true value of a good Historian does not show up until years later.
The Historian provides material for displays and presentations of
current activities. In addition,
the work of the Historian provides a link with the past.
Must be at least a 2nd Year Scout (if two historians, at
least one must be 13 yrs of age)
1st Class or Higher
Experience: none, but interest in photography is helpful
50% over the previous 6 months
Training: You must attend the troop Junior Leader Training
even if you have attended in the past.
Attendance: You are expected to attend 60% of all troop meetings,
Patrol Leaders' Council meetings, outings, and service projects.
If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences
in a row, you can be removed from office.
Effort: You are
expected to give this job your best effort.
Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly.
This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform,
shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday
life. Show Scout Spirit in
everything you say and do.
Set the example by being an active Scout.
Be on time for meetings and activities.
You must call the Senior Patrol Leader or Scoutmaster if you are not
going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing.
You also need to make sure that someone will assume your
Gathers pictures and facts about past troop activities and keeps them
in a historical file or scrapbook. Must
document at least two troop outings within a six month period to receive
Takes care of troop trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop
Keeps information about former members of the troop.