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11/17
Our next Patrol Leaders' Council (Green Bar Meeting) will be Sunday, November 19th from 6:15 - 7:15 pm at Plandome Village Hall. The agenda will be to plan the December Troop Meetings. Scouts who hold the following positions must attend:

Senior Patrol Leader
Assistant SPL
Patrol Leader (or Asst. PL if PL unavailable)
Troop Guide
Scribe
Jr. Asst. Scoutmaster (JASM)

(ASMs attending please RSVP).  Pizza will be served. Civilian clothing permitted. 

Scouts MUST come prepared with ideas for the Troop meetings' activities, skill practice, contests, games, guest speakers, etc. (Google it!).  


5/12/16
One SM Point to the first Patrol that brings the SM a Fresca soda.

4/7/16
One SM Point to all Patrols that bring an appropriate religious item for the Interfaith Service altar. 

3/3/16
SPL and ASPL applications are due to the Scoutmaster no later than the first April Troop Meeting.

2/4/16
The first five Scouts to bring the Scoutmaster a box of toothpicks at the Annual Dinner will be called up to the buffet line first.

2/9/17
The first five Scouts to bring the Scoutmaster a few toothpicks at the Annual Dinner will be called up to the buffet line first.



9/1/15
NEW POLICIES:

1. We will regularly take attendance of Scouts during Patrol Reports. This will be factored into the Scout's "active" participation for purposes of rank advancement. 

2. Use of smartphones and similar devices at ALL Troop functions and activities will be limited to note-taking, reference and research in a Scout context/for Troop business. Any other use (games, texting, email, etc.) is prohibited.  Abuse of this privilege will result in the phone being confiscated until the end of the event.  (Without banning them completely, I'm trying to avoid the pattern from last year where Scouts would disappear from meetings to go upstairs, downstairs or outside, or huddled around at various events, to engage with their phones.  This disrupts the functioning of the event and, of course, is disrespectful to the leaders and other Scouts attending.)




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