Junior Assistant Scoutmasters

Junior Assistant Scoutmasters must be nominated by the Scoutmaster and confirmed by a vote of the troop committee, must be at least 16 years old but not yet 18, must demonstrate marked ability as a leader, and must be proficient in scouting skills.

The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster is responsible for:

  • meeting regularly with the Scoutmaster 
  • helping the Scoutmaster and his assistants in executing the  program,
  • teaching untrained scouts in the skills they need for advancement,
  • assisting the Senior Patrol Leader whenever requested,
  • serving as judge in inter-patrol competitions, and
  • training the youth leadership corps in the performance of their leadership positions.