Assistant Patrol Leader

Job Description: 

The Assistant Patrol Leader (APL) is appointed by the Patrol Leader (PL) and leads the patrol in his absence.  He reports to the Patrol Leader.

Assistant Patrol Leader duties:

  1. Helps the PL plan and steer patrol meetings and activities

  2. Helps him keep patrol members informed

  3. Helps the PL get ready for all troop activities

  4. Represents his patrol at Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) when the PL cannot attend

  5. Lends a hand controlling the patrol and building patrol spirit

  6. Sets a good example

  7. Wears the uniform correctly

  8. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law

  9. Shows Scout spirit