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.
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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!)
Every year we try to get as many parents, whether Committee members or not, together in a room for an annual troop parent meeting to try to figure out how we can help our youth carry out their ideas.
A while back John M sent in a Webelos Crossover recognition certificate he had made to share with everyone. However, many readers have asked for an easy way to use this with their own unit, award, etc. Now we have it! I have taken what John sent and turned it into a certificate you can create with your own information. Since the you enter the information, you can use it for ranks, awards, merit badges, or whatever you like.
The best way to handle possible conflicts between unit fundraisers is to talk it out.
In a troop committee, committee members provide the support and resources which the youth leaders of the troop need to carry out their ideas.