Scouting Program Archives: Boy Scout Troop Committee
Conflicts with Unit Fundraising The best way to handle possible conflicts between unit fundraisers is to talk it out.
Board of Review Questions Reader Shelley asked "I'm a new Troop Committee Chair and was wondering if anyone has some great questions that they ask their Scouts during their Board of Reviews?" Sometimes committee members struggle to come up with good Board of Review questions.
Registering a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster Reader Michael sent in this question: How do I go about registering an Eagle Scout in my troop as a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster?
BSA Norman Rockwell's Boy Scouts of America A chronicle of Scouting in America - from campouts, hikes, and pinewood derby races to the Scouts public service initiatives throughout their long history.
Scouting For Boys This book is the foundation document for scouting by Robert Baden-Powell. Profusely illustrated.
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles (Multiple Locations Available) This is great for Scout units, because you can pick up the book and know you are going to be able to find something within a reasonable driving distance.
What Is a Boy Scout Troop Committee? In a troop committee, committee members provide the support and resources which the youth leaders of the troop need to carry out their ideas.
What Does the Scoutmaster Do? Boy Scout troops are "boy run", so what is the role of the Scoutmaster?
Annual Troop Parent Meeting Every year we try to get as many parents, whether Committee members or not, together in a room to try to figure out how we can help our youth carry out their ideas.
Nap on Safely Training I hope all of you Scouters out there will be able to complete your Nap on Safely training before or during summer camp. The guidelines are listed in this article. (Spoof!)
New Parent Liaison The New Parent Liaison would look at the information the troop sends out and, if there might be something which would be confusing or unfamiliar to the new parents, would send out a clarification to the new families.