5 BSA Mission StatementTo prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
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.
7 Troop 6 Vision Be Boy Led Deliver a quality, multi-tiered, program Become a “reference troop”Attract and retain the bestMake a difference in our community
8 Troop 6 History 1910 … 1918 1st Eagle in 1918, 147th in 2004 Quality Unit; Unit of the YearMembership constant at about 65Charter Org – West Chester Friends (1920s)
9 Organization First Years Join Regular Patrols after 1 year Fourteen y/o & Life can join Venture Patrol
10 Activities Day Trips Typical Camping (8) Summer Camp Big Trips Lackawanna, Valley Forge, Family Ski Trip…Typical Camping (8)Kentmore, Camporee, Westlake, 102, White Water…Summer CampWeeks 1 & 2Big TripsHaliburton, Jamboree, Sea Base…High AdventurePhilmont, Northern Tier…
11 Succession Plan Adult Leaders SM COO ASM1 Program ASM2 Equipment ASM3 1st Year Program Adv – Yr1ASM4 Venture Patrols Adv - VPASM5 Family / Guest TripsASM6 Life to EagleASMn..m As needed - Advisors