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Bugler

BuglerGENERAL INFORMATION

  • Type: Appointed by the Scoutmaster
  • Term: 6 months
  • Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
  • Description: The Troop Bugler should be able to make appropriate bugle calls, as requested, at troop/team activities.
  • Comments: Serving as Bugler can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star and Life, but not Eagle. In many troops the Bugler plays a trumpet instead of a bugle which is acceptable while serving in this position but not necessarily to meet the other requirements to earn the Bugling Merit Badge where playing the requirements state that the Bugle is explicitly required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Age: none
  • Rank: 1st Class or higher
  • Experience: Complete all of the Bugle Merit Badge requirements except the last one that requires serving as Bugler for at leat 3 months which is the final requirement for the Bugling Merit Badge.
  • Attendance: 75% over previous 6 months

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Training: Complete all of the Bugle Merit Badge requirements except the last one that requires serving as Bugler for at leat 3 months which is the final requirement for the Bugling Merit Badge.
  • Attendance: You are expected to attend 75% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders' Council meetings, outings, and service projects. If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.
  • Effort: You are expected to give this job your best effort.

GENERAL LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uniform: Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
  • Behavior: Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.
  • Attendance: Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on-time for meetings and activities. You must call the Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing. You also need to make sure that the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is ready to assume your responsibilities.

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Practice bugling so I am prepared when called on
  • Sound Taps, Revelry, and Assembly at troop campouts
  • Sound appropriate calls at Courts of Honor and other assemblies as directed by SPL