Sagamore Service Troop

Sagamore Committment

Sagamore Service Troop | Theodore Roosevelt Council


As A Sagamore, I Will:

  1. Keep My Sagamore Promise To The Best Of My Ability [The Promise Is Made At Initiation]
  2. Maintain My Registration In Some Position In The Boy Scouts of America;
  3. Maintain An Active Interest In And Support Of Scouting According To Personal Health And Circumstances;
  4. Maintain My Specialty In Some Phase of Scout Skills or Crafts and Offer It In Service To Scouting Youth And To Leadership Training;
  5. Reply To The Tally Keeper For All Calls To Council (Four Per Year) And To Have A Good Reason For Any Absences [Sagamores Are Expected To Respond To All Calls To Council];
  6. Attend All Four Sessions, Councils, Or Meetings Per Year, If Possible [Active Members Must Attend At Least Two A Year. All Sessions Include Work Projects, Dinner, And The Council Or Meeting. Dates Are Announced Well In Advance];
  7. Renew Membership Annually By Prompt Return Of The Sagamore Renewal Form And Dues Payment By The Fall Council;
  8. Respond To All Troop Mobilization Calls, If Possible [Mobilizations Are Called To Assemble The Troop For Memorial Services For Deceased Members];
  9. Participate Insofar As Possible And As Called Upon In The Offices, Committee Work, And Projects Of The Troop; And
  10. Strive To Set An Example As A Sagamore And As a Scouter That Will Always Exemplify The Sagamore Spirit.

    To Be A Sagamore Is More Than An Honor, It Is A Firm Commitment To Service And To The Sagamore Spirit.

[All Sagamores Are Evaluated Annually On Their Record As The Basis For Renewal Approval. Refer To Both The By-Laws And Ritual And Be Familiar With Both Of Them.]