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The Methods of Scouting • Ideals • Patrol method • Outdoors • Advancement • Association with adults • Personal growth • Leadership development • Uniform
Session 1 Review • Getting Started – The role of the Scoutmaster in a Boy-Led Troop. • The Role of the Scoutmaster • Troop Organization • Troop Meetings • Working with Boy Leaders & the patrol method • The Patrol Leader’s Council
Session 2 Preview • Lighting the Fire: The Outdoor Program and the Advancement Program • Sizzle of the outdoor program • Nuts & Bolts of the Outdoor Program • Outdoor Program Activity • Reflection • Advancement Program
The Outdoor Program • “Sizzle” • “Nuts and bolts” • Patrol/group activity
Outdoors: “the sizzle” • The allure • The arena • The classroom • The adventure
Complete the Quiz before continuing Save the quiz to discuss with your coach Outdoors: a “pop” quiz
Key Resources to Develop Your Skills • BSA training opportunities • Supportive adults • The boy-led troop using the patrol method • BSA outdoor-related literature
The Scoutmaster HandbookChecklists • Scoutmaster’s Campsite Quick Checklist • Scout Outdoor Essentials • Personal Overnight Camping Gear • Troop Overnight Camping Gear • Outdoor Program Checklist • …and your Scoutmaster Handbook
Leave No Trace • Plan ahead and prepare. • Travel and camp on durable surfaces. • Dispose of waste properly. • Leave what you find. • Minimize campfire impact. • Respect wildlife. • Be considerate of other visitors.
Qualified supervision Physical fitness Buddy system Safe area or course Equipment selection and maintenance Personal safety equipment Safety procedures and policies Skill level limits Weather check Planning Communications Permits and notices First aid resources Applicable laws CPR resource Discipline “Sweet 16” of BSA Safety
Additional Safety Resources • Safe Swim Defense • Safety Afloat • Climb On Safely • Guide to Safe Scouting
Outdoors: A Patrol Activity • Winter climate • Arid climate • Rugged terrain • Urban setting
Reflection is a form of careful listening and sharing that allows Scouts and leaders to assess an experience and get from it the greatest value it has to offer.
The Four Steps to Advancement • A Scout learns. • A Scout is tested. • A Scout is reviewed. • A Scout is recognized.
The Board of Review • Not a retest, but a discussion • Atmosphere of trust and support • Encouragement and praise
A Scout Is Recognized • Immediately by Scoutmaster • Publicly in a court of honor
Strengths of the Advancement Program • It’s fun. • It offers adventure. • It allows Scouts to measure their progress. • It provides recognition. • It promotes development of physical fitness, character and citizenship. • But it’s just one of the eight methodsof Scouting!
You can deliver the promise of Scouting! What will your action plan be?