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Patrol Leader Elections Extended

Patrol Leader Elections will be held on Sept 10th

We are looking for some scouts that are ready to take that next step into leadership. To run for Patrol Leader you must register online.  Elections close the night before voting.  All candidates must have a prepared speech they plan to give to the Troop to run for these positions.

Open Positions

4 – Patrol Leaders

To run for a leadership position please follow the link below and fill out the basic questions. Submissions will automatically email the Scout Master, Assistant Scoutmaster, and the PLC Coordinator.

Election Leadership Request Form

Think about the following questions prior to clicking on the link

  1. What leadership position are you looking to run to be elected or appointed for?
  2. What will you get out of being a leader?
  3. What will the Troop get out of you being a leader?

Positions as well as organization structure is outlined here for your reference.

Self-Nomination Positions Now Open

Whether you are a senior scout or just starting to learn leadership skills we need your help filling some positions that are important to the successful operations of the troop.  Registering online for a position helps us track leadership accomplishments as well as alert your leadership you are looking to step up.

Open Positions

4 – Assistant Patrol Leader

2 – Outdoor Ethics Guide

2 – Bugler

4 – Instructor

1 – Scribe

1 – Historian

1 – Chaplain’s Aide

1 – OA Representative

4 – Guide

3 – Den Chief

4 – Patrol Cheermaster

For a nominated position please follow the link below and fill out the basic questions. Submissions will automatically email the Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, PLC Coordinator and your Patrol leadership council.

 Self-nomination Form

 Think about the following questions prior to clicking on the link

  1. What leadership position are you looking to run to be appointed for?
  2. What will you get from serving in this position?
  3. What will the Troop get from serving this position?

Positions as well as organization structure is outlined here for your reference.

Rank Advancement Academy

Join Scout Leaders and older scouts for our Fall Rank Advancement Academy.  The goal is to work towards rank advancement or completing merit badges prior to the Fall Court of Honor at end of this month.  Leaders will help younger scouts learn new skills, complete advancement activities, or will sign off on demonstrated skills.   Come for the morning or drop-in when you can.  Mid-morning Snacks provided.

Date/Time: Saturday, 9/14, 9am-12pm (drop-in)

Location: Trevor Peterson’s Backyard, 651 Roger Road, Glen Ellyn

Dress for the Weather; Bring your Scout Backpack, Scout Book, and any relevant Merit Badge paperwork

If you plan on attending, please provide the below 5 items to

Christy Truitt <ccandtheboys@gmail.com>:

  1. Scout Name
  2. Parent Name
  3. Can the parent help
  4. Can the scout help, or does the scout need help, or both
  5. Which ranks or badges does the scout want to work on
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