Patrol Leader Installation

Leader: Today we will install our newly elected patrol leaders. The assistant patrol leaders _____ and _____ will present _____ for installation.

Each assistant patrol leader walks with her patrol leader to face the table. Leader gives each patrol leader a lighted candle.

Patrol Leaders (in unison): I light this candle in rededication with my patrol and my troop to our Girl Scout Promise and Law.

Each patrol leader lights a center candle.

Patrol Leaders: I light this candle as a symbol of my promise to do my best to serve my patrol well.

Each patrol leader lights a candle on the left.

Patrol Leaders: I light this candle as a symbol of my promise to do my best to serve my troop well.

Each patrol leader lights a candle on the right.

Leader: A patrol leader wears a cord on her left shoulder as a sign of her office. The cord has two gold circles, which represent two circles of people the patrol leader serves: her own patrol, and the whole troop. Your patrol leaders, ____ and ____, have promised to do their best to live up to your trust. Do you, as members of Patrol _____ and Patrol _____, promise to do your best to be loyal and helpful to your patrol leaders?

Troop: We promise.

Leader: The assistant patrol leaders will now present the cords.

(Assistant patrol leaders pin cords on their patrol leaders, and return to their places.)

Sing "Whene'er We Make a Promise"

Leader: Patrols dismissed to start the meeting.