Troop Meeting Agendas Archive

November 19, 2015
  • Service Patrol: Banana
  • Stock Report (M. Reilly)
  • Bill Making: Patrols Finish & Present Their Bills (20 mins)
  • Work on Tenderfoot rank (Instructors) & Second Class rank (Troop Guides)
  • Patrol Meetings (5 mins)
  • Game: Tug o' War (7 mins)
  • PAY TROOP DUES (check (no cash) payable to "BSA Troop 71")
  • Advancement Night (NOTE: Only those Scouts with paid dues may advance.) We need at least three adults (six would be better) for Board of Review.
November 12, 2015
  • Service Patrol: What Are Those
  • Bill Making Set Up/Design: Venture Patrol (15 mins)
  • Skills Practice - Knots and Lashings: Instructors (30 mins)
  • Patrol Meetings (5 mins - discuss skit for next week)
  • Game: Red Rover (10 mins)
  • Collect Troop Dues
November 5, 2015
  • Service Patrol: Space Donuts
  • Financial Market Speaker: K. Connors (15 mins)
  • Stock Market Exchange Game: Flaming Penguins Patrol (25 mins)
  • Leave No Trace Presentation: LNT Trainer (7 mins)
  • Harriman Packing/Cooking (SPL)
  • Patrol Meetings (5 mins)
  • Distribute West Point Tix
  • Collect Troop Dues & Popcorn Order Forms
October 29, 2015
  • Service Patrol: Marshmallow
  • Discuss Harriman Trip and collect permission slips (parents, please indicate on slip if attending and make/model/year of vehicle)
  • Patrol Flag Contest: Present Patrol flags or -10 SM points (10 mins)
  • Troop Guides work with Scouts on Tenderfoot Rank
  • 2-Min Science Experiments (15 mins): Each Patrol bring in and demonstrate your favorite two-min science experiment
  • Straw Bridge: What Are Those Patrol / Egg in Bottle Experiment: Marshmallow Patrol
  • Patrol Meetings (5 mins)
October 22, 2015
  • Service Patrol: Space Donuts (handled by Plandome)
  • Science Trivia: Venture Patrol (30 mins)
  • Patrol Meetings: finalize flag design (10 mins)
  • Advancement Night - need at least three adults for Board of Review
  • Collect Harriman permission slips (parents, please indicate on slip if attending and make/model/year of vehicle)
October 15, 2015
  • Service Patrol: What Are Those?
  • Guest Speaker: Sandy Krigel will talk about his 20+ years' experience as a United States Air Force pilot.  Sandy is a native Long Islander and does consulting for a major network in aircraft accident investigation. All are welcome to join us as we learn about aviation from a hero.
  • Hand in payment for West Point Scout Day ($25/ticket)
October 8, 2015
  • Service Patrol: Plandome
  • Popcorn Sales Kick-Off
  • Cable Car Building Experiment: Space Donuts Patrol (40 mins)
  • Patrol Meetings - discuss flag contest (10 mins)
  • Troop Guides/Instructors meet with Webelos to discuss CMP camping
  • Parents Meeting - 7:30 upstairs
Scouts in a Position of Responsibility and APLs who have NOT yet received their job patch, should see the SPL for it.  Your uniform is not complete without the correct patch.  Last reminder.  Thanks

October 1, 2015 - MEETING STARTS AT 7:15
  • Service Patrol: Venture (please arrive by 6:45 pm to set up chairs)
  • Court of Honor: Swearing-In, Merit Badges, Ranks & Wood Badge Beading Ceremony (Scouts should wear full Class A uniform with sashes)
September 24, 2015
  • Debrief on summer camps/Sea Base
  • Work on Scout & Tenderfoot Ranks
  • Patrol Meetings (15 mins) - discuss Patrol flag design
  • Instructors, Den Chiefs, OA Rep, Quartermaster, Scribe, LNT Trainer & Chaplain Aide meet with SPL & SM
  • Discuss menu for Schiff with SM
September 17, 2015
  • Hand out job patches
  • Ax sharpening demonstration
  • Patrol Meetings
  • Troop Guides/Instructors work on Scout & Tenderfoot Ranks
  • Collect permission slips/payments for Schiff camping trip
  • Advancement Night - We need at least six parents for Boards of Review. 
September 10, 2014
  • Elect Patrol Leaders (from those who supplied application), form Patrols (name and yell) and appoint APLs
  • Assign Troop Guides (draw names to narrow down to three) & other positions
  • Debrief on Summer Camps/Sea Base
  • Collect for the 6-101 in Afghanistan