ARTICLE I – PATCH COUNCIL
To become a member of Patch Council a member must go on three trips of different activities, go on one overnight trip, and do one club service as defined by the executive council.
ARTICLE II – LEADERSHIP
Any member may become a leader providing proof of current certification in Red Cross Standard First Aid, demonstrating proficiency in the activity as evidenced by the signatures of three leaders and the activity chairperson on their leadership form, and leading a trip under the supervision of a current leader.
A leader must maintain current certification in Red Cross Standard First Aid.
A leader may be cross certified to another activity by three leaders, one of whom is the chairman, of the other activity.
ARTICLE III – CAVING
SUOC agrees with the goals and ideals of the National Speleological Society (NSS), and will abide by the NSS regulations concerning caving. (NSS regulations available upon request)
If there are qualified NSS members to choose from, the caving chairperson with be picked from them.
ARTICLE IV – DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
Drugs and alcohol will not be used before or during SUOC activities and their use is not condoned by SUOC.
ARTICLE V – INSURANCE
All members shall have sufficient health insurance and shall sign a statement of this fact and also shall sign a waiver of liability.