SSS Konocti Phoenix Meeting: November 3, 2010 www.ssskonoctiphoenix.org
Meeting Agenda • Opening • Training • Lecture • Activity • Break • Lecture • Activity • Skipper’s Minute • Closing
Meeting Opening • Pledge of Alliance • Scout Oath • On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my Country and to Obey the Scout Law, to help other people at all times: To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. • Scout Law • A Scout Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. • Sea Promise
THE SEA PROMISEAs a Sea Scout I promise to do my best: • To guard against water accidents • To know the location and proper use of the Lifesaving devices on every boat I board • To be prepared to render aid to those in need • To seek to preserve the motto of the sea: Women and Children First.
Video • Sea Scouting Video – Chart a Course for Life
THE SHIP CODE A statement of ideals and conduct developed and approved by the ship members (In addition to the Sea Promise ): • The means of upholding your ship’s reputation and traditions. • What members consider important as a group • Ideas that describe the ship’s purpose • Astandard or goal for self improvement.
Ships Code • Live by Scout Oath and Law • Always be a role model showing how to be safe and responsible when on the water or working around boats • Do your best at all times • Be Respectful at all times • Inappropriate language is not acceptable at anytime • Do not interrupt at crew meetings, if you have questions or comments you should raise your hand. • There will be no unnecessary physical contact between male and female officers and crews • Work together as a team • Always Dress Appropriately (Uniform) • Crews members should make meetings and events • The use and possession of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco will result in suspension from ship activities • Proper respectful behavior shall be shown to all adult officers. • Work Parties are mandatory. • Crew Members that work on events that earn money for the ship will be credited their share for that event • All Crew members that do not work on events that earn Crew money for outings will have to pay the full amount necessary for that event. • Allocations of funds from money making events are split 50/50 between the Crew members and the ship • I f a crew members makes a commitment, stick to it. • Dues: $1 per week (Pays yearly Scout Council Registration and Refreshments) • HAVE FUN!!
Setting the Example • Bring to Meeting • Uniform • Paper and Writing Utensil • Calendar • Book • Good Attitude • Bring to Events • Uniform of the Activity • Writing Utensil • Book • Bag with Gear • Good Attitude • JO (Junior Officers) • Be Prepared • Have Meeting and Activity Planned • Set the Example • Be on Time • Crew • Follow Instructions • Try Hard • Show Initiative • Acting with Maturely • Knowing the Job • Attitude • Look sharp, Be sharp
SHIP ORGANIZATION Boatswain Skipper Ship Committee Chair Ship CommitteeMembers Treasurer Boatswain’s Mate(Administration) Mate(Administration) Boatswain’sMate(Program) Mate(Program) Purser Yeoman Consultants ShipMembershipCrewLeaders Appointed Activity Chair Chartered Organization Rep Chartered Organization
Program Planning • Best sources are Ship members • Program conferences & regattas • Sea Scout Manual • Program Capability Inventory
Program Planning Pattern SSM 59 • Collecting Activities • Selecting Activities • Preparing for Activities • Checking on Detailed Plans • Conducting Activities • After Each Activity • Cruise & Superactivity Plans
Ship Meetings • Two Types • Quarterdeck • Crew
QUARTERDECK MEETINGS • The quarterdeck meeting is a monthly business meeting of all the Ship’s petty officers • Usually during first week of each month at a regular time and place • Helps accomplish the basic objectives of Sea Scouting
Quarterdeck Meetings • The Boatswain presides; the Skipper meets with the boatswain in advance to assist in preparing for it • All Petty Officers report at every meeting. This involvement of officers is absolutely necessary • The Ship program is planned and double-checked under the supervision of the Skipper and designated Mate
QUARTERDECK MEETINGSSuggested Agenda • Call to Order • Minutes of last quarterdeck meeting. • Report of Petty Officers – communications, membership, finances, boats and equipment, District and Council activities, past activities review. • Approval of Ship meeting Agenda. • Check of this month’s activity plans. • Program planning session or future activities. • Adjournment SSM 56.
SHIP MEETINGS • How often to hold them? • What happens during a meeting? • Who runs the meeting? • What are some of the items that should be covered in a meeting? • What is the role of the Skipper and Mates at these meetings? .
SHIP MEETINGS SHIP MEETINGS • Opening Ceremony • Business • Activity • Closing • Opening Ceremony • Skills • Business • Activity / Game • Closing
SHIP MEETINGS • Activity • Plan a Meeting • Who ? • What ? • Where? • How? • Groups of ? • 15 mins • Plan Your Meeting • Present to Group
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