Patrol Leader Development Program
In Patrol Leader Development (Phase 2), campers learn the skills of small group leaders. They are exposed to advanced levels of leadership competencies and are given guided opportunities to lead a small group. They will go on one two-night backpacking trip of about 5-12 miles total distance.
Patrol Leader Development teaches youth the how of leadership.
Phase 2 Patrol Leader Development is for youth:
Likely Roles at Home
Current or future:
For leaders and potential leaders of patrols. They are exposed to all leadership competencies in carrying out the responsibilities of a leader of 6-9 others. The youth develop:
The candidates in Phase II, Patrol Leader Development, will develop an intermediate level competency in:
They develop a basic level competency in:
Phase II candidates typically hike into camp on Day One; take a day hike in the form of an extended "Adventure Trail" towards the middle of the week; and also take a three to five mile overnight hike.
The patrols are led by candidate-elected Patrol Leaders who rotate jobs on a daily basis. They are advised by a Youth Staff Patrol Counselor. The concept of "hurdles" is introduced. Learning is motivated via these overt "Guided discoveries," precipitating the need to learn the leadership competencies. special events, including the Adventure Trail, are planned.
Space is limited