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Unit of Training for Patrols In Action —
Patrol Method Survey

From No. 6564 © 1972, Boy Scouts of America

Thanks to Lew Gardner for providing this article.


See Unit of Training for Patrols In Action for the complete article. View an interactive chart of the results to date.

In each pair of statements mark the one that applies to you and your troop.


1.
A
At troop meetings, do the patrol leaders have all the information and plans, or
B
Do I keep a lot of the information to myself?
2.
A
Before our camping trips, do the patrols usually plan their own menus and buy their own food, or
B
Does someone usually do it for them?
3.
A
Do patrols elect their own leaders, or
B
Do I select them to make sure the right person is chosen.
4.
A
Do our troop meetings do anything to make patrols stronger, or
B
Do they have little effect on patrols one way or the other?
5.
A
Do I spend time coaching my senior patrol leader, or
B
Am I more likely just to marvel at his inability to do things?
6.
A
Does the troop leaders' council do most of the program planning, or
B
Do I do most of it myself?
7.
A
Do I have time for individual boys, or
B
Am I usually too busy?
8.
A
Am I mostly in the background at troop meetings, or
B
Do I run most of the meetings?
9.
A
Does Scouting in my troop consist of some troop and some patrol activities and meetings, or
B
Mostly troop activities and meetings?
10.
A
Do I get more kick out of watching boys lead activities, or
B
Leading activities myself?
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