Post date: May 6, 2014 2:07:26 PM
Minutes for Saturday, 4/19/14 YLT led by Alex Smith
Started: 8:00 AM Ended:12:10 PM
Leadership Motivational Speech
Attendance: Matthew G., Duncan M., Quinn, Landon K., Jacob C., Andrew S., Chase M., Charlie D., Alex S., Michael P., Ethan B., Kyle J., Ben L.
Boy led troop -- Scoutmasters don't need to run a whole lot
Successful boy led troop -- Campouts planned well, KP, rank advancement, Inter-patrol activity, team-based.
Rank Advancement -- 15 minutes before and after weekly meetings.
Inter-patrol activity -- fun activities related to scouting
Troop/patrol -- Even distribution of jobs so nobody has to do too much work and is organized.
Examples of Leaders and Qualities
Good PLC meetings
Patrol Leaders plan skills instruction
ASPL Duncan -- Fitness ideas during PLC
Campout planning -- not first year patrols, duty roster revision, plan for campouts 3 months in advance, designated responsibilities.
Logistics -- Book campout site, prices, number of scouts, drivers
Setup -- Arrive at 6:45 to setup, nobody leaves until it's clean
Promotion -- flyer, sign-up sheet (Name, Rank, E-mail), presentation, designate scouts to do flags, flags ceremony on campouts.
Skills instruction -- enthusiasm, everyone joins in
Inter-patrol activity -- Change it up, not same every week
Patrol Duties: On website: http://www.troop350nc.org/scouts/scouts_filecabinet/Troop_350_Duty_Roster_May-Dec_2014.docx
Mini PLC after every meeting for ASPL's and Patrol Leaders
Stop, Start, Continue
Stop -- Announcement board, playing around during patrol time, stop talking during presentation.
Start -- Mini patrol time at end of meetings, communicating outside of meetings, better attendance on campouts, enthusiasm, listening, looking at announcement board.
Continue -- doing a good job, going on campouts
Announcements -- big announcements are said out loud and small ones are said in patrol time.
May 17 -- Annual Planning Meeting and PLC