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    Troop 1424November 11 2013November 11, 2013

    Webelos Parents Info Meeting

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  • Todays Agenda Intro to Boy Scouts Intro to Troop 1424 Intro to Troop 1424 Boy Scout Camping Webelos Woods Campout Questions

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  • What is the Purpose of Scouting?

    Scouting is the Nations largest Youth developmental organization providing a program p g p g p gthat builds: Citizenship Physical FitnessPhysical Fitness Character Development

    Scouting uses an outdoor program to teach:Scouting uses an outdoor program to teach: Self reliance through challenges Learning by doing (boy-led, boy-run) Working together by the patrol method Working together by the patrol method Health & Fitness Service through conservation and community projects

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  • Troop Meetings

    Troop General Meetings Weekly on Tuesdays 7:30 9pm at New Hope Lutheran Church

    (NHLC)(NHLC) No Troop meeting on the Tuesday following a campout

    Troop Committee Meetingsp g Monthly on Tuesday following campout at 7:30pm at NHLC

    Patrol Leadership Council (PLC)p ( ) Monthly on Tuesday following campout at 7:30pm at NHLC

    Meeting Schedules Current meeting schedule can be found on the official Troop

    calendar which is located on the Troop website www.bsatroop1424.com

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  • Other Meetings & Activities

    First Class Emphasis (FCE) program Work on rank requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class First Sunday of each month at NHLC or alternate location First Sunday of each month at NHLC or alternate location.

    Merit Badges During weekly Troop meetings and special Merit Badge days During weekly Troop meetings and special Merit Badge days

    Service Projects At least 3-4 each yearAt least 3 4 each year

    Fundraising Opportunities Allows Scouts to earn money for campoutsy p

    New Parent Orientation New Parent Orientation meetings held in March

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  • Annual Camping Program

    Monthly Campouts 8 to 10 per year 8 to 10 per year Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May Lock-in at NHLC gym before School starts in August Local and regional Scout camps, State parks, etc

    Long Term Campouts Winter camp is usually 4-5 days long in DecWinter camp is usually 4 5 days long in Dec Summer camp is usually one week in July

    High Adventure Camps For boys 14 and older Hiking, Scuba diving, Winter camping, etc

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  • Recent Campouts2013 San Marcos River Oct (Canoeing) USS Lexington Sep All night Lock in Aug All night Lock-in Aug Summer Camp Skymont (Tennessee) June Pedernales Falls SP Jun El Rancho Cima Scout Camp Aprp p Double Lake SP - Mar Enchanted Rock SP / LBJ SP Feb Quintana Beach park Jan

    2012 Brazos Bend SP Dec (family campout) Webelos Woods 2012 Nov Webelos Woods 2012 Nov Village Creek State Park - Oct (Canoeing) USS Lexington - Sep NHLC Lock-in - Aug

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    g Summer camp El Rancho Cima Jul Philmont Scout Ranch Jun

  • Planned Campouts Webelos Woods at Camp Mauritz - Ganado, TX (Nov) Brazos Bend family campout (Dec) Quintana Beach with Webelos - Freeport, TX (Jan)p , ( ) Farley Ranch / Fishing (Feb) Lost Maples SP / Hill Country SNA / Natural Bridge / Zip line (Mar) Trinity River / Colorado River Canoeing (Apr) Trinity River / Colorado River Canoeing (Apr) Hamilton Pool / Pedernales Falls SP (Jun) Summer Camp (Jul) Gorham Scout Ranch (New Mexico)

    High Adventure 2015 (Jun) Bechtel Summit Reserve (West Virginia) 2015 (Dec) Northern Tier OKPIK (Minnesota) 2016 (Jun) Florida Sea Base (Florida Keys) 2017 (Jun) Philmont Scout Ranch (New Mexico)

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    2017 (Jun) Philmont Scout Ranch (New Mexico)

  • Recent High Adventure Camps

    Skymont Plateau Plunge, Tennessee (2013)N th Ti N th Mi t (D 2011)Northern Tier, Northern Minnesota (Dec 2011)Florida Sea Base, Florida Keys (June 2011)Philmont Scout Ranch New Mexico (2010 2012)Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico (2010, 2012)Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch Cavalcade (2010)Camp Daniel Boone, NC (2009)p , ( )

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  • Screen Shots from Troop Website

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  • Troop Website Screen Shots

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  • Troop Website Screen Shots

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  • Troop Website Screen Shots

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  • Camping in Boy Scouts It is different than Cub Scout Camping!than Cub Scout Camping!

    Travel as a Group to and from campout location typically in personal vehicles

    Two deep leadership at all timesTwo-deep leadership at all times

    Troop owns and provides all the non-personal camping gear (trailer, tents, stoves, lanterns, tables, coolers, gear boxes, tools, shelters, etc)

    Scouts bring their own personal gear (sleeping bag, mess kit, water bottle, toiletries, clothes, sunblock, etc)

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  • Camping in Boy Scouts Where the fun really begins!!really begins!!

    Electronics are banned during the campout. They are ll d hil t lli b t l k d tallowed while travelling but locked up at camp

    Minimum of 4 Adults for any campout can split theMinimum of 4 Adults for any campout can split the group and still have Two-deep leadership

    All adults on campouts MUST have current Youth Protection Training (YPT)

    Troop strongly encourages that all adults on campouts be registered with the BSA

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    be registered with the BSA

  • Requirements to attend a Campout

    Scouts Be a registered member of our Troop or guest from another Troop Submit medical forms and shot records appropriate for campout

    duration (camps over 72 hours require a physical) Current Tetanus shot

    Adults Current Youth Protection Training (YPT) is required Registered member of Troop is strongly encouragedRegistered member of Troop is strongly encouraged Submit medical forms appropriate for campout duration Current Tetanus shot (within last 10 years) Familiar with Guide to Safe ScoutingFamiliar with Guide to Safe Scouting

    Webelos II Invited on select campouts and must be with Parent or Guardian.

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  • Scout Conduct Requirements

    Follow the Scout Oath and Law

    Respect for all Adults and Scoutmasters

    N B ll i Pl dNo Bullying Pledge

    Totin chip required for knives and wood toolsFiremn chit required for matches and firebuilding

    Swim test required for certain activitiesSwim test required for certain activities

    Parental support is requested for Scout conduct requirements

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    requirements

  • General Prohibitions

    Guide to Safe Scouting outlines prohibited activities:For example, paint ball, four wheelers, handguns, propane equipment in tentsequipment in tents.

    Prohibited items: fireworks, personal firearms or archery equipment,fixed blade knives large folding knives sling shots air and air softfixed-blade knives, large folding knives, sling shots, air and air-soft guns, tobacco products, alcohol, tomahawks, liquid-fueled equipment, pornography

    Electronic games and phones generally are OK while traveling, but must be left in the vehicles

    Parental support is requested to keep prohibited items from Troopactivities.

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  • Scout Conduct Consequences

    Verbal Warning by an Adult/Scoutmaster I id t i ti t d b t d lt (t d Incidents investigated by two adults (two-deep

    leadership) unrelated to the scoutsSerious incidents include the Scoutmaster and

    Committee ChairLoss of activity participation privileges (time-out)Loss of items (knives, matches, prohibited items)Call to parentsRequest of parents to pick up their ScoutRequest of parents to pick-up their ScoutSuspension from Troop activitiesExpulsion from the Troop

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    Expulsion from the Troop

  • Webelos Woods General Info 1 of 2

    Friday, Nov 15 through Sun, Nov 17C M it G d TXCamp Mauritz near Ganado, TXMedical form and permission slip required to attendWebelos II & Parents will camp with the TroopWebelos II & Parents will camp with the TroopWebelos I & Parents will camp in common area with

    all other Webelos I families.Troop will provide all meals

    Webelos II will eat with Scouts Parents will eat with Troop adults Parents will eat with Troop adults

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  • Webelos Woods General Info 2 of 2

    Webelos are encouraged to attend Troop meeting tomorrow night Tue Nov 12tomorrow night Tue, Nov 12 Webelos II will participate in meal planning with the patrols Webelos II can sign-up on the duty roster to assist in preparation

    d l f f th land clean-up of one of the meals

    Gear required: Troop will provide all cooking gearp p g g Webelos families should bring tent, sleeping bag, clothing, water

    bottle, rain gear, flashlights, mess kit, and any other personal gear. g

    Bathroom facilities will be porta-potties

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  • Webelos Woods Details

    Arrive at NHLC parking lot at 6pm Friday, Nov 15D t NHLC tl t 6 30 F id N 15Depart NHLC promptly at 6:30pm Friday, Nov 15Uniform while traveling

    Boy Scouts wear Class A Uniform while traveling so we ask that allBoy Scouts wear Class A Uniform while traveling so we ask that all Webelos II & Registered adults wear Class A uniform for the trip to and from Mauritz

    Review Detailed ScheduleReview Detailed ScheduleReview Duty RosterContact infoContact infoDrivers & passengers

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  • QUESTIONS?

    Webelos Parents Info Meeting

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