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Scout Law
 
A Scout is:
Trustworthy
Loyal
Helpful
Friendly
Courteous
Kind
Obedient
Cheerful
Thrifty
Brave
Clean
Reverent
 
 
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.
 
 

The Outdoor Code

As an American, I will do my best to - 
Be clean in my outdoor manners. 
Be careful with fire.
Be considerate in the outdoors.
Be conservation minded.


 The Pack Rats of Troop 433
 
 

Meeting Agenda:

SEVEN PART TROOP MEETING:

   1. Preopening Activity - Physical activity for fun teamwork

   2. Opening Ceremony - Review Scout Law and Oath
        
   3. Skills Instruction - Lessons taught by Scoutmaster or Senior Patrol Leader
        
   4. Patrol Meetings - Break up into individual Patrols and review advancement
        
   5. Interpatrol Activity - Main activity of the meeting. Can be a merit badge or other training.
        
   6. Closing - Scoutmaster Minute.
        
   7. After the Meeting - Review what went well and what could have been better.
 

Court of Honor Schedule:
Court of Honor is held every 4 months according to the following schedule. Court of Honor is when awards are given out. Such awards include Merit Badges earned, Rank Advancements achieved and Special Awards accomplished.

  • February
  • May
  • October

Elections:

The following are scout elected positions in the troop.
  • scribe
  • quartermaster
  • chaplain aide 
  • librarian
  • historian
  • bugler (does not count as a position of responsibility for Eagle Rank)

The following are appointed positions within the troop.
  • Troop Guide (one) - Guides and mentors the Patrol Leader of a New Scout Patrol
  • Order of the Arrow Troop Representative (one) - Attends monthly OA meetings on behalf of the troop and leads troop participation in OA events
  • Den Chief (many) - Attends Cub Scout Den Meetings and helps the Adult Den Leader to lead their den
  • Junior Assistant Scoutmaster (several) - Typically an older scout who has already been SPL and isn't Patrol Leader of his patrol.
  • Instructor (several) - Assists with teaching Merit Badges, scout skills, and ILST course
  • Webmaster (one) - Assists Adult Troop Webmaster in administering the Troop Website and Virtual Meetings
  • Outdoor Ethics Guide (one) - Gets trained in Outdoor Ethics and then trains the scouts in the troop.