Troop Meetings

Regular troop meetings are held every Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 in Sapp Hall, except the Monday after a campout, which is the Patrol Leaders Council.
 
Start
Time
Item
Scout Owner
Adult Owner
7:00
20
Patrol
ASM
7:20
5
Opening
SPL
Scoutmaster
7:25
5
Announcements
SPL
Scoutmaster
7:30
10
Patrol Business
Patrol Leaders
ASMs
7:40
40
Activity (Patrol or Troop)
Assigned at PLC
Assigned at PLC
8:20
10
Circle Up / Scoutmaster Minute
SPL
Scoutmaster
8:30
5
Post Meeting
SPL
Scoutmaster

Troop Meeting Plan - Meeting plans should be completed at the PLC.

2009/2010 Meeting Plans - Troop meeting themes and assignments.

Game
- Assignment rotates by patrol
- ASPL for programs coordinates with patrol
- See Meeting Games for ideas
 
Opening and Announcements
- Stand-up in troop lines (no chairs)
- Scout oriented announcements only
- Promote events, but save details for email
- Announcements made by SPL or ASPLs
 
Patrol Business
- Campout planning:  menu, duty roster, tent assignments, campfire skit or song, patrol activities
- Choose rank advancement or merit badge requirements to work on
- Find out who is attending up coming events
- Plan game for a troop meeting
- Plan church work day assignment
- Thorns & Roses (provide input to next PLC & actions from previous PLC)
- Outreach to patrol members not attending
 
Activity (may be whole Troop or break into Patrols)
- Troop activities selected during PLC
- Patrol activities selected by patrols during patrol meetings
- Hands-on, no lectures
- Scout led
- Patrol competitions
- Rank advancement and merit badge requirements
- Skill building (knots, first aid, lashing, cooking)
- Make stuff (camp gadgets, soda stoves, walking sticks)
- Go to Meeting Activities and PLC Meetings for more ideas
- SMCs and BORs may be held during activity time
 
Post Meeting
- SPL reviews meeting and next week's plans with the Scoutmaster
- Patrol Leaders review meeting and next week's plans with ASMs