[Troop222All] Scoutmaster Updates: February 24nd, 2014

Congratulation to our own Bev Hastings:
I was the first to congratulate Bev Hastings for being won of this year’s Pacific Skyline council’s Silver Beaver recipient.  Most of you don’t know that Bev is extremely active in scouting outside of our troop.  She volunteers at the district and council level with all sorts of training.  Her son aged out of Troop 222 several years ago, but her involvement has been steadfast.  Her formal recognition will be held on March 4th at the annual Council Awards Dinner. 

 

nullAnnual Council Awards Dinner – Mar 4 
Come honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award. The Silver Beaver Award is presented by the National Council, Boy Scouts of America, through the local council to adult volunteer Scouters for their distinguished service to youth and their community. It is the highest award a Boy Scout council can bestow upon a volunteer Scouter. We will be honoring: Brent Browning, David Dye, Bev Hastings, James Katoa, and Emma Shelton. Click here for more info. 

 


Action Items:
– Signup for Summer Camp by clicking here.
Calendar of upcoming events:  (see www.t222.org for the full calendar) 
Monday     Feb.  24     6:30pm   Uniformed Leader Gathering – Assistant Scout Masters

Monday    Feb.  24     7:30pm   Committee & Parent meeting      

Wednesday  Feb.  26     7:30pm   Trail To First Class Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20
Sunday     Mar.   2     6:00pm   Patrol Leader Council – Need to RSVP to sm@t222.org for food
Tuesday    Mar.   4     6:30pm   Council Recognition dinner.
Wednesday  Mar.   5     7:30pm   Troop Meeting – Field Uniform (Class A) – MPPC C-20
Thursday   Mar.   6     7:30pm   Roundtable – Ongoing Adult Leadership Training offered by the Council
Sunday     Mar.   9     7:30pm   Florida Sea Base Meeting – Mandatory – Navigation  – T-shirt design
Wednesday  Mar.  12     7:30pm   Troop Meeting – Activity Uniform – MPPC C-20
Wednesday  Mar.  15-16   Point Reyes National Sea Shore Backpacking – http://bit.ly/OeemeU 
Outings
Wednesday  Mar.  15-16   Point Reyes National Sea Shore Backpacking – http://bit.ly/OeemeU 
Fri.-Sun.  Apr.  25-27  Camporee – Cutter Scout reservation – 
Fri.-Sun.  May   16-18  Family camping – Sunset Beach – http://bit.ly/1jVoVRb
Weeklong   June  14-20           National Youth Leadership Training – See below for more info
Sun.-Wed.  June  29-July 2       Desolation Wilderness
Weeklong   July  13-19           Summer Camp – Oljato
Weeklong   July  30-Aug 7        Florida Sea Base – Sea Exploring – spots still available!
Leave No Trace Question: – email kyle@fichou.net with your answer for 5 patrol points!
List 3 reasons why human impacts on wildlife can be bad.
List one way it would be good for wildlife.
Scout Leaders needed for: You do not need to be a leader to take on a meeting or outing –
— Caution — Learning leadership skills may happen — Caution —
Camping trip in April – Camporee
Troop meetings – May 7, May 14, May 21, June 11

Volunteers needed:

TOUR PERMIT COORDINATOR (1 hr/outing – Must be trained/registered member of the committee) Prepare and submit BSA Tour Permits for monthly outings, Recruit and coordinate drivers, Provide maps/schedules, transportation details and communicate parent updates

DEN CHIEF COORDINATOR (2 hrs/mo) Identifies den chiefs and coordinates with Cub Scout packs (222, 565) to assign boys to dens; Meets with Den Chiefs 2-3 times/year to provide leadership guidance and suggestions.

Training Offered:
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National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) – June 14-20, 2014
Registration now open. An exciting, action-packed program provides youth with leadership skills and experience they can use in their units and in other situations. Key concepts focus on what a leader must BE, what he must KNOW, and what he must DO, and are taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The skills come alive during the week as the patrol goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership. Click here for more info.
For those that have not completed the required training for ASM please mark your calendars.  To be a trained ASM you must have 1) Youth Protection Training 2) Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills, and 3) Position Specific Training.
Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills (for all ASMs & SM) – Starts March 5th http://www.pacsky.org/Training/Adult/Courses-Required/IntroOutdoorLeaderSkills0314

Boy Scout Position Specific Training – (for all ASMs & SM) – April 2 (3 parts)  http://www.pacsky.org/Training/Adult/Courses-Required/BSPositionSpecificSpring2014


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