Medical Forms - (updated 02/20/2011)
BSA Medical forms must be updated YEARLY as follows:
ElectionsElections are held twice a year in August and February. In order to run for and hold an office in the troop, scouts must maintain their attendance at 50% of meetings and 50% of outings. If a scout falls below 50% and is not able to perform the duties of his office, the Scoutmaster will give one warning. If attendance does not improve, the scout may be removed from office.
Patrol Leaders Council
The PLC, not the adult leaders, is responsible for planning and conducting the troop’s activities. The PLC is composed of the following voting members: Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader(s), Patrol Leaders and Troop Guide. At its monthly meetings, the PLC organizes and assigns activity responsibilities for weekly troop meetings. The troop committee interacts with the PLC through the Scoutmaster.
Fundraising and Scout Accounts (modified 12/30/2006)
The main source of funding for the troop is two annual fundraising projects. The fall wreath and centerpiece sale begins in the early part of November. The spring mulch sale begins in the early part of February. Each scout is expected to participate. The proceeds of the sales are split between the troop account and scout’s individual account. Money put into the individual scout accounts can be withdrawn upon presentation of a receipt for the purchase of scouting related equipment or can be used to pay for scouting related fees (ex. Summer Camp fees). Unused individual scout account balances revert to general troop funds upon departure by the scout from the troop either through transfer to another troop or non-recharter of the scout. Receipts for reimbursement are required prior to departure. Any suggestions you have for fundraising can be directed to the fundraising chairman on the troop committee.
Campouts (modified 3/6/2006)
time the troop goes on a campout we are required to turn in a tour
permit to the Capital Area Council office. For this reason we need to
know two weeks ahead of the campout which adults will be attending. The
troop pays for monthly campout campsites if funds allow. Scouts pay for
extra activites such as horseback riding or other special activities.
Each scout family is required to provide round trip transportation to at least 2 campouts per year.
The Troop Committee is the troop’s board of directors and supports the troop program. The Troop Committee’s responsibilities are:
The Troop Committee is composed of the following voting members: Committee Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Charter Organization Rep, Chaplain, Advancement Coordinator, Outdoor Activities Coordinator, Training Coordinator, Quartermaster, and Historian.