Positions of Responsibility

Positions of Responsibility (POR): Guide to leadership roles that scouts perform to achieve Star, Life or Eagle ranks.

Click on a patch to view its position's description and list of responsibilities:

Scout Guide Topics

Elected Positions: Senior Patrol Leader and three Asst Senior Patrol Leaders (elected by troop), Patrol Leader (elected by patrol) and Asst Patrol Leader is selected by the Patrol Leader. Elections are held twice per year. The new SPL will assign scouts to each of the other positions.

Note: Assistant Patrol Leader does not count towards the leadership requirement for Star, Life, or Eagle. Bugler can apply as the leadership requirement for Star or Life, but not Eagle.