Boy Scout Archives: Star Requirement 5 - Leadership Position
While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster-assigned leadership project to help the troop):
Developing Teen Leadership: A Practical Guide for Youth Group Advisors, Teachers and Parents This is not an academic or theoretical book on youth leadership. It is a relentlessly practical guide on how to effectively guide teens to become leaders.
The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.
A Scout Leader's Guide to Youth Leadership Training: Working the Patrol Method A must read for anyone involved in Boy Scouts. The patrol method can seem illogical and inefficient if you don’t understand it’s purpose and implementation. This book will help both Scouters and parents.
Star Boy Scout Rank Requirements The Star Boy Scout rank is the fourth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after First Class. With Star, the focus shifts from scout skills to leadership, service, and merit badges.
Attendance Expectations for Boy Scouts You might notice that the troop leadership position descriptions which our troop uses have attendance expectations on them Some people have asked me how we enforce these. Well, we do not. These are not demands or requirements in our troop. Instead we use them to indicate to the youth what sort of time requirements are typical for the position.
BSA Methods - Leadership Development I think that being elected by their peers is meaningful to many of our youth. The role of adults in these units is to train the youth leaders.
National Youth Leadership Training National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an intense week long leadership training class for youth
Troop Youth Leadership Seminar We are particularly encouraging all of the new youth leaders to attend, but the seminar will be open to the whole troop. Hopefully some of the members will be inspired to apply for one of the open positions.
Helps and Requirements for the Star Rank Star is the fourth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after First Class. With Star, the focus shifts from scout skills to leadership, service, and merit badges.
Planning with Boy Scout Youth Leadership Help your Boy Scout youth leadership plan ahead by giving them a blank meeting plan template to fill in during their PLC meetings. Download a printable copy here.
Defining and Prioritizing Boy Scout Youth Leadership Positions Setting clear expectations for the youth leadership positions in a troop helps the youth members set goals. Some troops might also benefit from prioritizing the order positions are filled.