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Boys Scout Troop 215 Unit Committee Training. Chartered by First Presbyterian Church Anderson, SC. Scout Oath or Promise. 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,

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boys scout troop 215 unit committee training

Boys Scout Troop 215Unit Committee Training

Chartered byFirst Presbyterian ChurchAnderson, SC

scout oath or promise
Scout Oath or Promise

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 is:

Trustworthy

Loyal

Helpful

Friendly

Courteous

Kind

Obedient

Cheerful

Thrifty

Brave

Clean

Reverent

Scout Law
scout motto
Scout Motto

Scout Slogan

Be Prepared

Do a good turn daily

be clean in my outdoor manners
Be clean in my outdoor manners

The Outdoor Code

"As an American, I will do my best to:

Be careful with fire

Be considerate in the outdoors, and

Be conservation minded."

of all scouts
of ALL Scouts

Scouting Benediction / Prayer

Be with us

“To the Great Scoutmaster

Until we meet again.”

welcome to the boy scouts of america
Welcome to the Boy Scouts of America

Adventure, Learning, Challenge, Responsibility –

The promise of Scouting is all this and more.

Are you ready for the adventure to begin?

boy scout aims
Boy Scout Aims

Growth in moral strength and character

Participating citizenship

Development of physical, mental, and emotional fitness

boy scout methods
Ideals

Scout oath

Law

Motto

Slogan

Patrols

Peer groups

Elected representation

Activities

Outdoors

All outdoor programs

Advancement

Self-reliance

Ability to help others

Challenge

Adult Association

Image

Role model

Example

Personal Growth

Good turn

Service Projects

Religious Emblems

Leadership Development

Leadership skills and practice

Citizenship

Uniform

Commitment to aims

Identity

Boy Scout Methods
the organization of scouting
Administration

National Council

Region

Local Council

Scouting District

Chartered Organization

Adult Leaders

District Committee

Unit Commissioner

Troop Committee

Parents

Youth Leaders

The patrol leaders’ council

Youth leaders

Patrols

The Scout

The Organization of Scouting
the big picture

The Big Picture

Your piece of

The puzzle

the role of the troop committee
The Role of the Troop Committee

Mission Statement

The troop committee, which is the troops

Board of Directors, supports the troops adult

and youth leaders in delivering a quality

program to the troops Scouts

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Advise the Scoutmaster on policies relating to Scouting and the chartered organization

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Assist in transportation

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Assure that a qualified substitute leader is assigned if the Scoutmaster is absent or unable to serve

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Assure that quality adult leadership is recruited and trained (the Scoutmaster is most important), and encourage adult leader training.

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Carry out the policies and regulations of the Boy Scouts of America

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Coordinate the

Friends of Scouting Campaign

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Encourage the leaders

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Ensure that the troop program provides

at least 10 days and nights of outdoor programming per year

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Manage troop finances

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Obtain and maintain troop equipment

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Provide adequate meeting facilities

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Recruit and involve troop committee members

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Serve on Boards of Review

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Solve behavior problems that can not be resolved within the troop

(governed by the Scout Oath and Scout Law)

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Support troop program delivery

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The Role of the Troop Committee

Support Youth recruitment

delivering the promise

Delivering the Promise

Individual Roles

In the Committee

understand the organization

Understand the Organization

Putting the Pieces Together

organization scouting unit troop 215
Organization: Scouting Unit – Troop 215

NOTE: Persons cannot serve in more than one position at a single point in time.

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Charter OrganizationFirst Presbyterian Church302 West Whitner StreetAnderson, SC 29624Phone: 864-225-1825 Web: www.firstpreschrch-andsc.org

position responsibilities

Position Responsibilities

Let me tell you what I do

responsibilities of troop committee members
RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chartered Organization Representative

Duties:

  • Serves as head of the “Scouting Department” in the organization – there is ONE representative for all of the Charter Organization Scouting Programs: Cubs, Scouts, Ventures, Sea Scouts ....
  • Secures a troop committee chair and encourages training
  • Maintains a close liaison with the troop committee chair
  • Helps recruit adult leaders
  • Serves as a liaison between troop and organization
  • Assists with troop rechartering
  • Encourages service to organization
  • Attends Troop Committee Meetings when possible
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson

Duties:

  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated, and completed
  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and Scoutmaster
  • Interpret national and local policies to the troop
  • Prepare troop committee meeting agendas
  • Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly troop committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
  • Ensure troop representation at monthly roundtables
  • Secure top-notch, trained, individuals for camp leadership.
  • Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
  • Plan the charter presentation.
  • Scouting Uniform not required but desired
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Treasurer (Finance/Records)

Duties:

  • Handle all troop funds, pay bills on recommendation of the Scoutmaster and authorization of the troop committee
  • Maintain checking and savings accounts – dual signature accounts
  • Train and supervise the troop scribe in recordkeeping
  • Keep adequate records
  • Supervise money-earning projects, including obtaining proper authorizations
  • Supervise the camp savings plan
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual troop budget
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Secretary

Duties:

  • Keep minutes of meetings and send out committee meeting notices
  • Handle publicity
  • Prepare a family newsletter of troop events and activities
  • Develop and maintain the Troops website
  • Maintain a current Troop meeting / activity calendar and make sure all items are reported and reflected on the CO FPC Calendar
  • At each meeting, report the minutes of the previous meeting
  • Conduct the troop resource survey
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Advancement Coordinator

Duties:

  • Encourage Scouts to advance in rank
  • Maintain the Troop Advancement Records (Troopmaster)
  • Work with Eagle Candidates on developing Eagle Projects
  • Arrange troop boards of review and courts of honor as required
  • Develop and maintain a merit badge counselor list
  • Make a prompt report on the correct form to the council service center when a troop board of review is held
  • Secure badges and certificates
  • Work with the troop librarian to build and maintain a library of merit badge pamphlets and other advancement literature
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Outdoor/Activities Coordinator

Duties:

  • Help in securing permission to use camping sites
  • Serve as transportation coordinator
  • Ensures anyone driving FPC busses/vans are qualified by the Church
  • Ensure a monthly outdoor program
  • Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of an outing per month
  • Secure tour permits for all troop activities
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Training coordinator

Duties:

  • Ensure troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training
  • Maintain an inventory of up-to-date training materials, video tapes, and other training resources
  • Work with the district team in scheduling Fast Start training for all new leaders
  • Be responsible for BSA Youth Protection training within the troop
  • Encourage periodic junior leader training within the troop at the council and national levels
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chaplain

Duties:

  • Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities
  • Give guidance to the chaplain aide
  • Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice
  • Visit homes of scouts in times of sickness or need
  • Give spiritual counseling and service when needed or requested
  • Encourage Boy Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Equipment Coordinator

Duties:

  • Supervise and help the troop procure camping equipment
  • Work with the quartermaster on inventory and proper storage and maintenance of all troop equipment
  • Make periodic safety checks on all troop camping gear, and encourage troops in the safe use of all outdoor equipment
  • Report to the troop committee monthly
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

General Members

Duties:

  • Assist with all voted upon projects
  • Assist with Troop Transportation
  • Be a temporary committee head when needed or required – current committee positions should not head temporary committees.
  • Attend planned Committee Meetings
  • Serve on Boards of Reviews
  • Be Active and visible at Troop Activities
  • Scouting Uniform not required
  • Voting Member of the Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Scoutmaster

Duties:

  • Train and guide boy leaders and work with other responsible adults to bring Scouting to boys.
  • Use the methods of Scouting to achieve the aims of Scouting.
  • Meet regularly with the patrol leaders' council for training and coordination in planning troop activities.
  • Attend all troop meetings or, when necessary, arrange for a qualified adult substitute.
  • Provide a systematic recruiting plan for new members and see that they are promptly registered – Partner with Charter Organization Cub Pack and other Cub Pack in the area.
  • Take part in annual membership inventory and uniform inspection, charter review meeting, and charter presentation.
  • Attend troop committee meetings.
  • Conduct Scoutmaster conferences for all rank advancements.
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Scoutmaster (cont.)

Duties:

  • Delegate responsibility to other adults and groups
  • Supervise troop elections for the Order of the Arrow.
  • Make it possible for each Scout to experience at least 10 days and nights of camping each year.
  • Participate in council and district events.
  • Build a strong program by using proven methods presented in Scouting literature.
  • Conduct all activities under qualified leadership, safe conditions, and the policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
  • A Full Scouting Uniform is required
  • Training for this position is required.
  • Non-Voting member of the Troop Committee
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RESPONSIBILITIES OF TROOP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Assistant Scoutmaster & Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

Duties:

  • Delegate responsibility to other adults and groups
  • Recruits Assistant Scoutmasters to help operate the troop.
  • Each assistant Scoutmaster is assigned specific program duties and reports to the Scoutmaster.
  • Provide the required two-deep leadership standards set by the Boy Scouts of America (there must be at least two adults present at any Boy Scout activity).
  • Requirements Assistant Scoutmaster: May be 18 years old, but at least one in each troop should be 21 or older, so he or she can serve in the Scoutmaster's absence.
  • Requirements Junior Assistant Scoutmaster: must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18. Appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability
  • Attends Committee meetings when possible
  • A Full Scouting Uniform is required
  • Training for this position is required.
  • Non-Voting member of the Troop Committee
other ways to help the troop scouting
Other Ways to Help the Troop / Scouting

Merit Badge Counselor

Requirements and Duties:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be proficient in the merit badge subject by vocation or avocation.
  • Be able to work with Scout-age boys.
  • Be registered with the Boy Scouts of America by filling out the Adult Application – NOTE: there is NO fee for registering as a Merit Badge Counselor
  • Complete and submit the BSA Merit Badge Counselor Information Form (No. 33405), indicating which Merit badges you wish to counsel.
  • As a Merit Badge Counselor, you must agree to:
    • Follow the requirements of the merit badge, making no deletions or additions, ensuring that the advancement standards are fair and uniform for all Scouts.
    • Have a Scout and his buddy present at all instructional sessions.
    • Renew your registration annually if you plan to continue as a Merit Badge Counselor.