Scouter-in-Training

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(Taken from the BP&P, 4008.2 – Requirements for Section Leadership)

(iv) Activity Leaders (AL) and Scouters-in-Training (SIT) (See Section 4008.4; 4008.5):

Activity leaders and Scouters-in-Training (SIT) are to be encouraged to work with, and be part of the Beaver, Cub and Scout leadership teams. In addition, one or more Wolf Cubs known as Keeo serve as a link between the Beaver and Wolf Cub Sections and to strengthen communications between Beavers and the adult leadership team. Keeo is also a member of the leadership team. In addition, one or more Scouts known as Kim serve as a link between the Wolf Cub and Scout Sections, and to strengthen communications between Cubs and the leadership team. More than one Scout may fill this position at the same time. Kim is also a member of the leadership team.

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SIT’s working with colony and pack Sections can be included in the Scouter : youth member ratio provided they have successfully completed Wood Badge Part I for the Section in which they will be working. Note: minimum standard of two registered adults must be maintained.

4008.5 – Scouters-in-Training: (Revised November 2010)

Scouters-in-Training (SIT’s) are registered members, 16 or 17 years old, who work with a Beaver colony, Wolf Cub pack or a Scout troop. Scouters-in-Training assist with the operation of any aspects of the program as members of the Beaver colony, Wolf Cub pack, and Scout troop leadership team. Scouters-in-Training must be willing to participate in a development program to equip them for the job. As such, SIT’s are eligible to take Wood Badge Part I and/or Wood Badge Part II and receive the appropriate recognition. SIT’s working with colony and pack Sections can be included in the Scouter : youth member ratio provided they have:

  1. successfully completed Wood Badge Part I for the Section in which they will be working;
  2. have completed three Personal Reference Check (usually the individuals section leader); and
  3. has read and understands the Duty of Care document.

Note: minimum standard of two registered adults must be maintained.

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