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Month-by-Month Meeting and Trail Badge Agendas (redirected from Meeting and Trail Badge Agendas)

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2020-2021

Fall Outlook:

  • ·         Complete Recruit flag requirement (and any others) on campouts or PLC Tuesdays
  • ·         Use PLC Tuesdays for Rope and Flag catchup and signoffs for 7th-8th grade Navs as needed
  • ·         First Aid Part 1 – Sat morning CPR, AED, choking – Sep/Oct (TBD)
  • ·         Trail Skills - September
  • ·         Wood Tools - Oct
  • ·         Survival – basic skills needed: knife and ax/saw (Wood tools), water purification (Trail Skills), fire starting (Fire), shelter, one-pot meal (Outdoor cooking), poisonous plants/critters (Trail Skills), basic First aid

 

August

  • ·         Aug 21-23 – Campout & Funyakking
  • ·         Aug 25 - COH

 

September – Trail Skills, will need orienteering compasses, top map(s) with contour lines

  • ·         Sep 1 – 1st meeting, All Patrols Together, plans for 1st year Navs, Recruit Trailman requirements: Trailman Oath, Patrol leader name, patrol name
  • ·         Sep 8 – 6th grade patrol election if needed (doesn’t look like it); Trail Skills 1-4c (Zoomable)
  • ·         Sep 15 - prep for campout (ID grub master) & Trail Skills 4c-5 (Zoomable)
  • ·         Sep 18-20 - Campout & Rock Climbing; Trail skills 6a-d (time and energy permitting)
  • ·         Sep 25 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Trail skills 6a-d - Older Navs and campout participants teach non-campout participants and complete sign off if covered on campout
  • ·         Sept 29 – Trail Skills 6-7 for anything not already covered (most Zoomable)

 

October – Wood tools, with some outdoor cooking for wilderness survival prep; will need knife and ax sharpeners, bow/folding saw blade to change

  • ·         Oct 06 – Wood Tools 4-7 (Zoomable)
  • ·         Oct 13 (Perimeter pavilion/woods?) – prep for campout (ID grubmaster); Outdoor Cooking 2-6 (Zoomable)
  • ·         Oct 16-18 - Campout (Wilderness Survival); Wood Tools 8; Shelter; fire
  • ·         Oct 22 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: sign offs catch up
  • ·         Oct 29 – Trail Skills 8 (TBD), Trail men interested in Veteran’s Day Color Guard

November

  • ·         Nov 03 – Training for Veteran’s Day Color Guard, rank and badge sign-offs; JPL election overview
  • ·         Nov 10 - PCS Veteran's Program (morning); JPL election for Spring 2021 term (meeting), Prep for Campout (ID grub master) and specific skills Trail men need for      catch up
  • ·         Nov 13-15 - Campout – Skills catch up or Fall Camporee (Cleveland, GA); Trail Skills 9 (TBD)
  • ·         Nov 17 - Court of Honor
  • ·         Nov 24 - No meeting 

December

  • ·         No Tuesday meetings
  • ·         Dec 19 – Wreaths Across America

 

Winter/Spring Outlook:

  • January – First Aid Part 2

 

  • February – First Aid Part 2

 

  • March - Rope

 

  • April - Rope

 

  • May – Fire and Outdoor Cooking

 

  • June – Aquatics (Saturday)

 

  • Additional Saturdays that may be needed:

    • First Aid part 1 – CPR
    • First Aid part 2 – Requirement 3

September 

  • target badge = Trail Skills 
  • Sep 1 - 
  • Sep 8 - 
  • Sep 15 - prep for campout & 
  • Sep 18-20 - Campout - Climbing
  • Sep 22 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols:
  • Sep 29  - 

October 

  • target badge = First Aid 
  • Oct 06 
  • Oct 13 - prep for campout & 
  • Oct 16-18 - Campout - Camp Aiken survival skills
  • Oct 20 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols:
  • Oct 27 

November

  • target badge = First Aid
  • Nov 03 - prep for campout &  
  • Nov 10 - JPL election for Spring 2020 term (meeting)
  • Nov 13-15 - Campout - TBD
  • Nov 17 - Court of Honor
  • Nov 24 - No meeting  

December

  • Stand down month of December
  • Dec ? - Wreaths Across America 

January 

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February

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March

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April 

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May 

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  • May 25 - COH?

June 

  • No Tuesday meetings
  • Schedule 1-2 meetings (typically Saturday) dedicated to requirements that cannot be done on a Tuesday night (Aquatics, Trail Skills, etc.)

July

  • Stand down month of July

 

 

2019-2020


August

  • Aug 13 - 1st meeting, All Patrols Together, Recruit Trailman requirements: Trailman Oath, Patrol leader name, patrol name (6th grade election); Campout Prep: Grub masters selection and guidance
  • Aug 16-18 - Campout - Lake Lanier Islands
  • Aug 20 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Campout Training - Grubmaster responsibilities, how to plan a menu, how to budget and shop
  • Aug 27 - TGs and Patrols: Discuss Troop Safety, Discuss Advancement Program 

September

  • Sep 3 - Fire Ranger
  • Sep 10 - Open House (and Fire Ranger?)
  • Sep 17 - prep for campout & Fire Ranger
  • Sep 20-22 - Campout - rafting
  • Sep 24 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Fire Ranger wrap up (reserve fire pit by chapel?)

October 

  • Oct 01 -Our Flag
  • Oct 08 - Our Flag 
  • Oct 15 - prep for campout & Our Flag
  • Oct 18-20 - Campout Camp Aiken with MLS
  • Oct 22 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Our Flag 
  • Oct 29 - Our Flag 

November

  • Nov 05 - Campout prep & grub master identification, training for Veteran's Day Color Guard, rank and badge signoffs
  • Nov 12 - PCS Veteran's Program (morning); JPL election for Spring 2020 term (meeting)
  • Nov 15-17 - Campout - Airsoft or Paintball
  • Nov 19 - Court of Honor
  • Nov 26 - No meeting  

December

  • Stand down month of December
  • Dec 14 - Wreaths Across America 

January 

  • Ropework status by Trailman - complete: Fisher, Andrew, Caleb R.; partial: Claxton, Davis (4a,b)
  • Elective: Electricity 
  • Jan 07 - prep for campout, grub master, Rope Work/Electricity
  • Jan 14 - Rope Work/Electricity
  • Jan 17-19 Service Campout
  • Jan 21 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Rope Work/Electricity
  • Jan 28 - Rope Work/Electricity 

February

  • Feb 04 - prep for campout, grub masters, Camping
  • Feb 11 - Camping
  • Feb 14-17 - Super Trip / Campout 
  • Feb 18 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Camping
  • Feb 25 - Complete Ropework (trestles)

March

  • Mar 03 - Shooting Sports Orientation / Shotgun
  • Mar 10 - Cancelled
  • Mar 14 - Cancelled
  • Mar 17 - Cancelled
  • Mar 20-22 - Cancelled
  • Mar 24 - Cancelled
  • Mar 31 - Cancelled
  • At home ideas:  finish Ropework, Camping, Wood Tools, Outdoor Cooking, Electricty 

April 

  • Apr 07 - Off - Spring Break
  • Apr 14 - prep for campout & Wood Tools
  • Apr 17-19 - Campout - Kayaking or Canoeing 
  • Apr 21 - PLC (TM and JPLs); TGs and Patrols: Wood Tools
  • Apr 28 - Wood Tools 

May 

  • May 05 - Outdoor Cooking
  • May 12 - prep for campout & Outdoor Cooking
  • May 15-17 - Campout - trail skills with MLs
  • May 19 - Court of Honor!
  • May 26 - Off

June 

  • No Tuesday meetings
  • Schedule 1-2 meetings (typically Saturday) dedicated to requirements that cannot be done on a Tuesday night (Aquatics, Trail Skills, etc.)

July

  • Stand down month of July

 

 

2018 - 2019


Aug/Sept- Camping

Oct/Nov- Wood Tools

Dec - n/a (stand down)

Jan/Feb - First Aid

Mar - Outdoor Cooking

April/May - Trail Skills

June - flex & Aquatics (Saturday)

July - n/a (stand down)

 

 

2016-2017


Sept - Nov - "First Aid" Home Page - First Aid Trail Badge 

9/13/16 - Prep Wilderness First Aid - Splinting, slings, bandaging (16a-g), methods of transporting victims (17a-e)

9/20/16 -  Find Perimeter's AED, Sun Protection (13), Family First Aid Kits (14b)

9/27/16 - Explain how to get medical assistance (15), First aid situations (7a-d), Temperature Emergencies (10a-e), 

10/4/16 - Campout Prep, Personal First Aid Kits for hiking trips (14a), Outdoor Injuries (11a-g). First aid action basics (4a-g)

10/11/16 - Campout Prep, Prevent Common Outdoor Injuries (12a-g), Bites and Stings (9a-e), First-Aid Response (8a-h) 

10/18/16 - PLC - Advancement and open time to work on badge requirements 

10/25/16 - Zombie First Aid game 

11/2/16 - Precautions (5a-c), Sudden Illness Emergencies (6a-g), CPR (2a-f), Clothing Fire Emergencies (18a-b)

11/9/16 - Finish remaining First Aid items

11/15/16 - Prep for campout 

11/22/16 - PLC - Advancement

11/29/16 - Advancement/Overview of the rest of the year.  Discussing what they can be doing over the stand down to work towards their badges for the court of honor.

 

Jan - May - Coming Soon

 

 

  

Oct. - "First Aid" - Home Page - First Aid Trail Badge

  • 10/07/14 - Backpacking campout prep. Personal First Aid Kits for hiking trips (14a), Outdoor Injuries (11a-g). First aid action basics (4a-g)
  • 10/14/14 - Backpacking campout prep. Prevent Common Outdoor Injuries (12a-g), Bites and Stings (9a-e), First-Aid Response (8a-h) 
  • 10/21/14 - PLC
  • 10/28/14 - Find Perimeter's AED, Sun Protection (13), Family First Aid Kits (14b), Discuss Troop First Aid Kit Refresh. 

 

March

 

February - "Fire Ranger" Home Page - Fire Ranger Trail Badge

  • 03/01/16 - Start Ropework
  • 02/23/16 - Fire Building Night. Demonstrate safe striking of stick and book matches and safe use of a lighter (2a). Bring in and test our fire starters (3c).  If we can coordinate a time, place, and the means, start and put out fires (4b, 4c) - using the fire starters.
  • 02/16/16 - PLC/Advancement - Make up for any items not completed in Jan and Feb.  Miscellaneous Advancement
  • 02/09/16 - Court of Honor
  • 02/02/16 - Discuss SuperTrip campout.  Explain Mound Fire (2a), How to Build a Safe Fire Circle and Learn Local Regulations (2b). How to Extinguish a Fire to Dead Out (4c). Explain Use of Buckets, Shovels and Rakes (2a).  Talk about making Fire Starters for following week - but emphasizing that this isn't intended to be arts and crafts time by making our own fire starters though.

 

January - "Fire Ranger" Home Page - Fire Ranger Trail Badge

  • 01/26/16 - PLC/Advancement.  Probable last chance to record advancement in TroopTrack prior to Feb Court of Honor.
  • 01/19/16 - Final planning for campout, Meal planning (we will need Grubmasters).  Make up for any missing items from the first two weeks.  Advancement recording in TroopTrack.
  • 01/12/16 - Campout planning.  How to Build Three Types of Fire Lays (4a). Explain the use and purpose of tinder, kindling, and fuel firewood (3a).  Explain why wet, green, and ant/vine covered wood are unsafe and not good for fires (3b).  Bring in some split wood for the fire lays.
  • 01/05/16 - Discuss Movers and Shakers Campout, Flyers. Background and Good Stewardship (1), Safe and Unsafe Behavior Around a Campfire (2d), Unsafe Clothing Around a Fire (2c), How to Extinguish Fire on Your Body (2e).

 

 

2015


December - Stand Down - Enjoy the holidays!

 

November -"Woods Tools" - Home Page - Woods Tools Trail Badge  (requirement no.'s are in parentheses)

  • 11/24/15 - PLC + Advancement (Or we start the stand down, not sure...)
  • 11/17/15 - Campout Planning.  Helping the boys who aren't Recruit Trailmen complete it.  Catch up on Woods Tools. 
  • 11/10/15 - This could be a big event outside.  Prepare Fuel for a Fire (6d), Make a Fuzz Stick (6c), Whittle a cooking stick (6a) - Let's roast some hot dogs over our own fires? (6a)
  • 11/03/15 - Saw Safety Review (2) - Demonstrate how to clean and change a saw blade for folding or bow saw (4). 

 

October - "Woods Tools" - Home Page - Woods Tools Trail Badge  (requirements no's are in parentheses)

  • 10/27/15 - Review Woods Tools Safety Rules (2) - Clean and Sharpen a Pocket Knife (3) - Watch Knife Maintenance Video.   Demo Axe and Hatchet Cleaning and Sharpening (5), Axe Safety Review.   Review page nd Watch "How to Prepare Fuel for a Fire" videos.
  • 10/20/15 - PLC + Advancement 
  • 10/13/15 - JPL and Advancement how to's short discussion.  Woods Tools Be a Good Steward (1). 
  • 10/06/15 - New Patrol Name Selection and voting for Junior Patrol Leader.  NightHawks and Spartans - general advancement.

 

September 

  • 09/29/15 - Game Night - Ultimate?  Helping the boys who aren't Recruit Trailmen complete it.  Patrol finalization...
  • 09/22/15 - PLC + Advancement 
  • 09/15/15 - Night Ops Training - Knot Training, First Aid, Morse Code, Map and Compass, Pioneering - Campout Planning - Patrol forming...
  • 09/08/15 - Open House - Night Ops Training - Fire Building 
  • 09/01/15 - Night Ops Training - Knot Training, First Aid, Morse Code, Map and Compass, Pioneering

 

June. - "Outdoor Cooking" and Make Up Time! Home Page - Outdoor Cooking Trail Badge

  • 06/30/15 - Requirements Make Up Time!
  • 06/23/15 - Requirements Make Up Time!
  • 06/16/15 - Summer Camp at Ridgehaven
  • 06/09/15 - God and Church - Lesson #7
  • 06/02/15 - God and Church - Lesson #6 - How to Plan for a Meal (Req. #7) and perform Proper Cleanup and protect food from animals (parts of Req. #2)  

 

May. - "Outdoor Cooking" and Make Up Time! - Home Page - Outdoor Cooking Trail Badge

  • 05/26/15 - God and Church - Lesson #5 - Pros and Cons of the three types of cooking sources.  See Req. #3.
  • 05/19/15 - PLC  
  • 05/05/15 - God and Church Lesson #4 - Low Impact Camping as it relates to outdoor cooking.  See Req. #1.
  • 05/05/15 - Game night

 

Apr. - "Camping"- Home Page - Camping Trail Badge

  • 04/07/15 - God and Church - It would be good for this to be a game week.  If not, Camping 2e. Demonstrate how to pitch a dining fly - How To Setup a Camping Tarp.  It would be good to go outside with this and we'll need some tarps.   
  • 04/14/15 - God and Church - Plan for campout. Camping 3a - Personal Equipment List  
  • 04/21/15 - PLC
  • 04/28/15 - God and Church - Go outside and dig a cathole and talk about outdoor waste sanitation.  Camping 4 and b. - Number Two in the Woods

 

Mar. - "Trail Skills" and "Camping"  - Home Page - Trail Skills Trail Badge and Home Page - Camping Trail Badge

In any week, go outside and try to find the North Star.

  • 03/03/15 - Trail Skills - Demonstrate proper backpack packing (3c),  Go outside and try to do North Star and Moon to find South, Make up on any Trail Badge, get sign offs
  • 03/10/15 - Open House - God and Church, Plan for campout, Make up on any Trail Badge and get sign offs. 
  • 03/17/15 - God and Church - Plan for campout.  Explain topographic map (4b), Trail Skills How to Cross a River (2c), Make up on any Trail Badge and get sign offs,
  • 03/24/15 - PLC
  • 03/31/15 - God and Church - We'll need some tents and hopefully can go outside.  Camping 2a - At a camping area, explain where the best place to pitch a tent would be and why , 2b, 2c, 2d.

 

Feb. - "Trail Skills" - Home Page - Trail Skills Trail Badge

  • 02/03/15 - Describe poisonous plans (2a), Describe hiking clothing (3a), Explain hiking weight limits and how much water you should take (3b), catch up.
  • 02/10/15 - Demonstrate proper backpack packing (3c), Describe how orienteering compass works (4a), continue into next week, and/or catch up on sign offs
  • 02/17/15 - Game or Explain topographic map (4b), take a reading (4c), orient a map (4d), adjust for magnetic declination (4e).
  • 02/24/15 - PLC 

 

Jan. - "Trail Skills" Home Page - Trail Skills Trail Badge

  • 01/06/15 - Welcome back, explain Faith based component of Ready Trailman, intro to Trail Skills, Explain the Hiker's Code (1b), Explain low impact camping (1a),  
  • 01/13/15 - Describe Venomous Snakes in your area (2b), Describe natural hazards and river crossing (2c),
  • 01/20/15 - Go outside and try to do North Star and Moon to find South, describe direction finding without a compass (5c), catch up on sign offs
  • 01/27/15 - PLC

 

Other items - Trail Skills

  • Schedule a Saturday in Late Feb. early March to visit the Troop Orienteering course and complete 5a, 5b, and 6.  The assumption is that it will be too dark to do these in Feb.
  • Schedule a Saturday in early March to do Sawnee Mountain (Ask for better ideas, because I don't want this to be the only place we go). 

 

2014


Nov. - "First Aid" - Home Page - First Aid Trail Badge 

  • 11/04/14 - Prep Wilderness First Aid - Explain how to get medical assistance (15), Splinting, slings, bandaging (16a-g).  First aid situations (7a-d)
  • 11/11/14 - Prep Wilderness First Aid - Demo the methods of transporting victims (17a-e), Temperature Emergencies (10a-e)
  • 11/18/14 - Precautions (5a-c), Sudden Illness Emergencies (6a-g), CPR (2a-f), Clothing Fire Emergencies (18a-b)
  • 11/25/14 - PLC

 

Oct. - "First Aid" - Home Page - First Aid Trail Badge

  • 10/07/14 - Backpacking campout prep. Personal First Aid Kits for hiking trips (14a), Outdoor Injuries (11a-g). First aid action basics (4a-g)
  • 10/14/14 - Backpacking campout prep. Prevent Common Outdoor Injuries (12a-g), Bites and Stings (9a-e), First-Aid Response (8a-h)
  • 10/21/14 - PLC
  • 10/28/14 - Find Perimeter's AED, Sun Protection (13), Family First Aid Kits (14b), Discuss Troop First Aid Kit Refresh. 

 

Sep. - "Our Flag"

  • 09/02/14 - Open House, Grubmaster selection,How to place the flags when carried, placed on staffs indoors, etc.
  • 09/09/14 - Planning / Climbing, Food Selection, Campout Planning and Climbing, Possible small, personal Joining Conference with new Navs
  • 09/16/14 - Planning / Climbing,  Campout Planning and Climbing, If time - Possible Our Flag item make up from previous weeks. 
  • 09/19/14 - Campout,
  • 09/23/14 - PLC
  • 09/30/14 - Adventurer Instruction, Flag retirement.  So we'll need flags and a place to burn/retire them.

 

Aug. - "Our Flag"

  • 08/05/14 - Advancement Explanation, New Program, Discussion of Schedule, Explanation of Their Effort on Trail Badges :-), Grubmaster selection
  • 08/12/14 - Elections, Planning, Food Selection, Tenting, and Campout Planning. If time - Flag Folding.  If time - Parts of the Flag (slide to next week if not)
  • 08/15/14 - Campout
  • 08/19/14 - Court of Honor
  • 08/26/14 - Planning for Open House, Flag Raising, Flag Ceremony Practice - Requires outside time at Flag Pole, If time - Background on the 21 Gun Salute (slide to next week if not)

 

 

 

 

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