In Troop Leadership Development you learn the skills of a large group leader leading small teams. You practice leadership skills at the highest level in a high-adventure setting.
As a youth preparing to become an adult, you will learn:
- About the principles and processes of leadership development.
- The characteristics of a group composed of smaller teams.
- The functions and responsibilities of the large group manager and other leaders.
- About resources available within the team.
- How to manage small teams using the patrol method.
- How to work more successfully with adult leaders of a team.
- How to work more effectively in team leadership positions.
You develop a high level of skill in these leadership competencies:
- Getting and Giving Information
- Knowing Group Needs and Characteristics
- Knowing and Using Group Resources
You gain an intermediate level of skill in:
- Manager of Learning
- Controlling the Group
- Representing the Group
- Setting the Example
- Sharing Leadership
You also get an introduction to:
To attend Phase 3 Troop Leadership Development, you need to meet the following qualifications:
- Be age 15-18. Or
- Have completed the 8th grade. Or
- Have completed Patrol Leader Development. (Prior attendance of earlier levels is encouraged, but not necessarily required.) Or
- Obtain the approval of Phase Leader and Director.
- Have completed at least one week or more camping and backpacking.
What you do
You go on one two- or three-night backpacking trip about 8-12 miles long.
Space is limited
Reserve your space at summer camp today. Space is limited and we are likely to reach our capacity soon.