Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (ASPL)

The assistant senior patrol leader is the second highest youth leadership position in the troop, working closely with the senior patrol leader to help the troop move forward. The assistant senior patrol leader acts as the senior patrol leader in the absence of the senior patrol leader or when called upon, and provides leadership to other youth leaders in the troop. The assistant senior patrol leader is appointed by the senior patrol leader under the guidance of the Scoutmaster. Responsibilities

  • helps the senior patrol leader lead meetings and activities
  • runs the troop in the absence of the senior patrol leader
  • helps train and supervise the troop scribe, quartermaster, instructor, librarian, historian, webmaster,  chaplain aide, and OA representative
  • serves as a member of the patrol leaders’ council
  • sets a good example
  • wears the Scout uniform correctly
  • lives by the Scout Oath and Law
  • shows Scout spirit
  • lends a hand controlling the patrols and building patrol spirit


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