Scouts BSA Troop 259


Troop 259 Positions Of Responsibility
This package contains descriptions, guidelines, and forms related to Positions of Responsibility for Troop 259 Scouts. These troop-level
positions include Senior Patrol Leder, Quartermaster, Librarian, Historian, and more. During their scouting journey, Scouts will sign up for
Positions of Responsibility, to fufill rank advancement requirements.Parents and Scouts can download the package here.




BSA Forms and Links

Boy Scouts of America - Adult Application


Boy Scouts of America - Youth Application


BSA Medical Form, Parts A, B, and C. Also, see the FAQ


BSA Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents


Boy Scouts of America


Golden Empire Council


Merit Badge Requirements and Workbooks


Merit Badge Counselor Information and Application


US Scouting Service Project




The Scout Law A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous,
Kind, Obedient Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
The Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty, to God and my country, and to obey the Scout Law, to
help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Motto Be Prepared.
The Scout Slogan Do a Good Turn Daily.
The Outdoor Code Be clean in my outdoor manners, Be careful with fire, Be considerate in the
outdoors, and Be Conservation-minded.
Leave No Trace

The Leave No Trace seven principles are: Plan Ahead And Prepare, Travel And Camp On Durable Surfaces,

Dispose Of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, Minimize Campfire Impacts, Respect Wildlife, and Be Considerate of Other Visitors


Additional Important Information
How To Use a Merit Badge Blue Card - Step-by-step instructions
BSA Uniform Inspection Sheet - make sure you're properly attired
St. Anthony Parish - learn more about this fine Chartered organization which sponsors Troop 259
SSIP Food Closet - the South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership food closet benefits from our Scouting for Food collection
Facebook - "Like" and follow our Boy Scouts Troop 259 Facebook page for the latest news and photos
BSA Bankruptcy Information - The Golden Empire Council is not affected by the National BSA Council Bankruptcy filing resulting from
sexual abuse claims. GEC and Troop 259 continue to provide the Scouting program in a safe environment.
Fundraising for Troop 259
Tri Valley Recycling - schedule free pickup of your e-waste. You must have three qualifying items (a TV, a monitor, or a laptop/desktop
computer) to be eligible for free pickup. In the Notes section of this form, type "Proceeds to benefit Boy Scout Troop 259."
Raley's Something Extra Scrip Program - Sign up and select BSA Troop 259. Your grocery shopping benefits us with scrip.