Scout Skills Director

A. The Scout Skills Director is responsible to the Program Director. He / she is responsible for the supervision, training, and direction of the Scout Skills staff and the operation of its’ program.

B. Must be physically able to demonstrate and teach the proper use of all wood’s tools, including knives, axes, and saws. Also, must be able to demonstrate and teach at a level to pass all requirements for merit badges and activities offered. He/ she also must be physically and mentally capable of supervising other staff members and campers and be able to make immediate judgments and take action regarding the safety of any and all participants in scout skills activities.

C. Other members of the Scout Skills staff will assist in fulfilling and supervising the following program, with the approval of the Program Director:
o Camping Merit Badge
o Cooking Merit Badge
o Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge
o First Aid Merit Badge
o Orienteering Merit Badge
o Pioneering Merit Badge
o Wilderness Survival

D. Keep attendance and advancement records, turning them in on time weekly.

E. The Scout Skills Director is responsible to see that lesson plans are written for all subjects instructed and these plans are approved by the Program Director.

F. Serves as a Merit Badge counselor for all Scout Skills related badges.

G. Perform an opening and closing inventory of all program supplies, noting conditions and quantities of all supplies, and submit them to the Program Director.

H. Attend all Training/ Staff meetings

I. Encourage and direct free time events in Scout Skills, including competition of an individual, patrol, and troop basis.

J. Encourage and promote the use of the Low Impact Camping Program by all Troops.

K. Give support in personnel, facilities, and equipment to the other directors as mutually agreed upon.

L. Follows responsibilities as outlined in the Functions of the Program Staff.

M. Accept other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Camp Director.

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