Patrol Page

Scout Law
A Scout is:
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 Scout Motto

Be Prepared

The Scout Slogan

Do A Good Turn Daily

The Pack Rats of Troop 433

Meeting Agenda:


   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


The following are scout elected positions in the troop.
  • Bugler (does not count as a position of responsibility for Eagle Rank)
  • Chaplain aide - Lead the troop in opening or closing prayer and mealtime blessings.
  • Historian - Collects, assembles, and preserves troop photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia, and makes materials available for Scouting activities.
  • Librarian - Oversees the care and use of troop books, pamphlets, magazines, audiovisuals, and merit badge counselor lists.
  • Quartermaster - Keeps the inventory of troop equipment and sees that the gear is kept in good condition.
  • Scribe - The troop’s secretary for recording attendance and minutes for meetings and clinics.
  • SPL - Senior Patrol Leader is responsible for planning and hosting meetings and events.
The following are appointed positions within the troop.
  • ASPL (one or two) - Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is appointed by the SPL and assists the SPL wherever needed.
  • Den Chief (many) - Attends Cub Scout Den Meetings and helps the Adult Den Leader to lead their den
  • Instructor (several) - Assists with teaching Merit Badges, scout skills, and ILST course
  • Junior Assistant Scoutmaster (several) - Typically an older scout who has already been SPL and isn't Patrol Leader of his patrol.
  • Order of the Arrow Troop Representative (one) - Attends monthly OA meetings on behalf of the troop and leads troop participation in OA events
  • Outdoor Ethics Guide (one) - Gets trained in Outdoor Ethics and then trains the scouts in the troop.
  • Troop Guide (one) - Guides and mentors the Patrol Leader of a New Scout Patrol
  • Webmaster (one) - Assists Adult Troop Webmaster in administering the Troop Website and Virtual Meetings