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.
About Phase 2
Patrol Leader Development
Patrol Leader Development teaches youth the how of leadership. Phase 2 Patrol Leader Development is for youth:
- Ages 13 to 15 (or have completed the 7th grade, or with approval of Phase Leader and Director, or who have previously completed Phase 1).
- Who have some camping experience and skills.
- Who have some overnight backpacking experience, preferably having completed two 5-mile hikes.
- Completed Level 1 (Prior attendance of earlier levels is encouraged, but not necessarily required.)