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March 2014 State-of-the-Troop Report to the Auburn Rotary Club

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Troop 50's annual reporting presentation to its chartering organization, the Auburn Rotary Club. Learn more about the troop at http://boyscout50.org

Troop 50's annual reporting presentation to its chartering organization, the Auburn Rotary Club. Learn more about the troop at http://boyscout50.org

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  • FUNDRAISERSHave discount cards available for purchase todayThese supplement the gracious allocation the club has always made its chartered troop – together, these underwrite our registration fees, allow us to replace or purchase additional equipment, and offset activity expenses for ScoutsLEADERSdirect-service role or something more ad hoc like serving as a member of a troop board of review or teaching a merit badge – Rotary vocational focusWork with Scouts to mentor their Eagle Scout planning – guide planning, assist in identifying issuesDISTRICTAlan – district executiveMany of these skills and roles are available at the district level – local countyDistrict Eagle Boards: JR Smith and Bill Hutto (who also spent time as an assistant scoutmaster)Dick Phelan and Jay Jones – upcoming and past DCAD honorees – part of district Friends of Scouting fundraisingOTHER ROTARIANS INVOLVEDWalker Jackson – chartered organization representative during the time Rotary sponsored Troop 7

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  • 1. BOY SCOUT TROOP 50 Andrew Baird, Scoutmaster | Rob Stanford, Committee Chair | Michael Tullier, Chartered Org Rep
  • 2. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath & Law. Boy Scouts of America’s Mission Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country; and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. Scout Law A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
  • 3. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Aims of Scouting  Growth in moral strength and character  Participating citizenship  Developing in physical, mental and emotional fitness  Methods of Scouting  Advancement  Ideals  Patrols  Outdoors  Adult association  Personal growth  Leadership development  Uniform Purpose of Scouting
  • 4. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Council Chartered Organization Representative Troop Committee Scoutmaster Youth Leadership / Patrol Leaders’ Council Scouting Organization
  • 5. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Boys  10 to 18 years old Adults  18 years old and older, and may include □ Former Scouts □ Parents of current and former Scouts □ Community members with desire to serve and/or share vocational experience Membership Criteria
  • 6. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Troop 50’s mission is to  GATHER young men into a quality Scouting program,  GROW them into servant leaders, and  GO into the community in service and fellowship. Troop 50 Basics
  • 7. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Chartered by Auburn Rotary in November 2012 Meets at First Presbyterian Church 2 Auburn Rotarians as troop leaders Financial support from Auburn Rotary Troop 50 Basics
  • 8. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 18 Scouts, inc. 3 junior assistant scoutmasters 11 pending “crossovers” from Cub Scouts Scoutmaster + 4 assistant scoutmasters Meetings @ First Presbyterian Church  Troop | Mondays at 6:30 p.m.  Patrol Leaders’ Council | monthly  Troop Committee | monthly Troop stats
  • 9. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 50% of Scouts advancing in rank 100% membership retention 31% increase in membership 8 short-term camp-outs active monthly PLC meetings and an annual planning meeting 14 service projects Journey to Excellence
  • 10. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Troop 50’s “Eagles Nest” Jeffery Geiger Jake Jerome Daniel Meadows
  • 11. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Troop Meetings “…a troop is not divided into patrols. A troop is the sum total of its patrols.” — "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt
  • 12. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities April 2013 | Cumberland Caverns
  • 13. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities April 2013 | ScoutFest @ Auburn CityFest
  • 14. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities May 2013 | Camp Jack Wright/Tannehill State Park
  • 15. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities June 2013 | Service Day @ First Presbyterian Church
  • 16. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities June 2013 | Camp Sequoyah
  • 17. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities June 2013 | Philmont Scout Ranch
  • 18. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities July 2013 | “Chillin’” @ Lake Martin
  • 19. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities August 2013 | Rafting the Chattahoochee
  • 20. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Sept. 2013 | Guntersville State Park
  • 21. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Oct. 2013 | Fall Camporee @ Chewacla State Park
  • 22. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Nov. 2013 | Service @ Blast & Cast
  • 23. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Nov. 2013 | Backpacking the Pinhoti
  • 24. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Dec. 2013 | Christmas Court of Honor & Toy Drive
  • 25. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Jan. 2014 | Skiing @ Ober Gatlinburg
  • 26. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Feb. 2014 | Service @ Food Bank of East Alabama
  • 27. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Feb. 2014 | National Infantry Museum
  • 28. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Recent Troop 50 Activities Mar. 2014 | Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
  • 29. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 April  District Camporee, Chewacla State Park  ScoutFest at Auburn CityFest, Kiesel Park May  Joint Annual Troop Planning Retreat and Campout June  Contingent to Camp Daniel Boone (Canton, N.C.)  Contingent to Camp Woodruff (Blairsville, Ga.) Upcoming Troop Activities
  • 30. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Support fundraisers  Serve as a merit badge counselor  130+ merit badge – many align with Rotary’s vocational focus Mentor Eagle Scout projects Serve as assistant scoutmaster or troop committee member Service Roles for Rotarians
  • 31. BOYSCOUTTROOP50 Online  boyscout50.org  blog.boyscout50.org Andrew Baird | Scoutmaster  scoutmaster@boyscout50.org Rob Stanford | Troop Committee Chair  troopcommittee@boyscout50.org Michael Tullier | Chartered Organization Rep  boyscout50@boyscout50.org For more information /boyscout50 /BoyScoutT50