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Troop 103 - Responsibilities and Training
Responsibilities and Elections
Scout's Responsibilities

  • The Scout is expected to conduct himself according to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • It is the responsibility of the Scout to ensure that the records maintained in TroopMaster are kept up-to-date.
  • The scout is expected to follow the guidelines shown in the ""Troop Guide to Parents and Scouts".

Scout Leadership Position Responsibilities

If a scout holds a leadership position, then please review the "Scout Leadership Positions Duties and Responsibilities" information page.

Parent's Responsibilities

  • Read "A Parent's Guide" located in the front of the Boy Scout Handbook
  • Review and promote the guidelines shown in the ""Troop Guide to Parents and Scouts".
  • Scouting is family based. Our Troop is very active and requires a lot of adult help. The adult support is organized through the Troop Committee All parents are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings, join the committee and lend a hand with the many support activities (i.e.: transportation needs, fundraising activities).
  • Attend other meetings as required (i.e.: Courts of Honor, Information for summer camp, special activities, etc.)



Adult Leader Responsibilities

Youth Protection

The Boy Scouts of America, Troop 103, and our Charter Organization recognizes the importance of Youth Protection. With this recognition, the Troop Committee is requiring all adult leaders and committee members to complete the following.

  1. All adults who are members of the troop's committee charter must have child abuse clearances through the PaDPW and on file at the Diocese of Harrisburg office. All applications for clearances must be obtained and completed through Rita Martin in the parish office at 717-637-5236.


  2. Each year you are also required to take an on-line Harrisburg Diocese Youth Protection training program or refresher course. Information about this training should have been already communicated to you by email. If you have any questions, then please contact our Troop Training Coordinator, Maureen Evich at (410) 374-9633 or by email: jmevich@yahoo.com


  3. Every two years you must complete the BSA Youth Protection on-line training and receive the certificate. This on-line training is available athttp://olc.scouting.org/web site.


Scoutmaster

  • Train and guide boy leaders to run the Troop
  • Work with and through responsible adults to bring Scouting to boys
  • Help boys to grow by encouraging them to learn for themselves
  • Guide boys in planning the Troop program
  • Work with the Troop Quartermaster in maintaining Troop Equipment
  • Support the Senior Patrol Leader with advice and counseling
  • Conduct Scoutmaster conferences
  • Complete Boy Scout Fast Start Training
  • Complete Scoutmaster Fundamentals Training as recommended
  • Help maintain TroopMaster with Advancements and Activities

Assistant Scoutmaster(s)

  • Train and guide boy leaders to run the Troop
  • Work with and through responsible adults to bring Scouting to boys
  • Help boys to grow by encouraging them to learn for themselves
  • Guide boys in planning the Troop program
  • Serve under the direction of the Scoutmaster
  • Serve as the Troop leader in the absence of the Scoutmaster
  • Coordinate joint Webelos/Troop activities
  • Work with the Troop Quartermaster in maintaining Troop Equipment
  • Support the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader with advice and counseling
  • Complete Boy Scout Fast Start Training
  • Complete Scoutmaster Fundamentals Training as recommended
  • Help maintain TroopMaster with Advancements and Activities

Committee Responsibilities

The Troop Committee primary responsibilities are supporting the Scoutmaster in delivering quality Troop program and handling Troop administration. Under the direction of the Troop Committee Chairperson, the meetings are held as required, usually monthly. Contact the Committee Chairperson for the current meeting time and location. The committee's job is:

  • To attend monthly Committee Meeting
  • The advancement process
  • Equipment purchase and Inventory
  • Troop transportation
  • Recruitment of boys
  • Overall support to the Scoutmaster
  • Troop re-chartering
  • To attend Committee member training
  • Fundraising
  • Program support
  • Recruitment of adults / two deep leadership