Presentation on theme: "West Chester Troop 6 Chester County Council, BSA Welcome to Troop 6 Jim Thompson Scoutmaster."— Presentation transcript:
West Chester Troop 6 Chester County Council, BSA Welcome to Troop 6 Jim Thompson Scoutmaster
West Chester Troop 6 What is Boy Scouting Aims & Methods Who is Troop 6? History Activities Leadership Statistics
West Chester Troop 6 Aims & Methods Aims of Scouting Character Development Citizenship Training Personal Fitness
West Chester Troop 6 Aims & Methods Methods Ideals Patrol Method Outdoor Programs Advancement Association with Adults Personal Growth Leadership Development Uniform
West Chester Troop 6 BSA Mission Statement To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
West Chester Troop 6 BSA Vision Statement Offer young people responsible fun and adventure; Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law; Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership; Serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.
West Chester Troop 6 Troop 6 Vision Be Boy Led Deliver a quality, multi-tiered, program Become a “reference troop” Attract and retain the best Make a difference in our community
West Chester Troop 6 Troop 6 History 1910 … 1918 1 st Eagle in 1918, 147 th in 2004 Quality Unit; Unit of the Year Membership constant at about 65 Charter Org – West Chester Friends (1920s)
West Chester Troop 6 Organization Leadership 6 members 15-18 SM (5yr) ASM – Equip (3yr) ASM - Eagles (8yr) New Scouts 12 members 11-12 Guides (3 14-15) ASM (2yr) ASM (1yr) Black Sheep 9 members 12-16 ASM (2yr) ASM (3yr) Eagle 10 members 11-14 ASM (3yr) Scorpion 11 members 12-15 ASM (3yr) ASM (2yr) Squirrel Venture Patrol 17 members 16-19 ASM (6yr) ASM (7yr) First Years Join Regular Patrols after 1 year Fourteen y/o & Life can join Venture Patrol
West Chester Troop 6 Activities Day Trips Lackawanna, Valley Forge, Family Ski Trip… Typical Camping (8) Kentmore, Camporee, Westlake, 102, White Water… Summer Camp Weeks 1 & 2 Big Trips Haliburton, Jamboree, Sea Base… High Adventure Philmont, Northern Tier…
West Chester Troop 6 Succession Plan Adult Leaders SM COO ASM1 Program ASM2 Equipment ASM3 1 st Year ProgramAdv – Yr1 ASM4 Venture PatrolsAdv - VP ASM5Family / Guest Trips ASM6Life to Eagle ASMn..mAs needed - Advisors