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Boy Scout Troop 96

Simon Kenton Council, Buckeye District
Upper Arlington, OH

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Assistant Scoutmaster Duties and Responsibilities

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General Information


Description: Assistant Scoutmasters help guide the program of the troop. Each Assistant Scoutmaster is assigned specific duties and reports to the Scoutmaster. Assistant Scoutmasters provide required "two-deep leadership".

Comments: Scoutmasters may male or female but must be 18 years old. One Assistant Scoutmaster must be 21 or older to serve as Scoutmaster in the Scoutmaster's absence. Troop 96 tries to recruit as many Assistant Scoutmasters as possible. Successful troops have four or more Assistant Scoutmasters.

Types of Assistant Scoutmasters Include:

Assistant Scoutmaster - Senior Assistant

Assistant Scoutmaster - Program

Assistant Scoutmaster - New Scouts

Assistant Scoutmaster - Patrol Advisor

Assistant Scoutmaster - Advancement