About Troop 2 

When we meet


We meet from 7:00-8:30pm on Thursday nights as posted in the Troop 2 calendar.

  • Troop Meetings - Every Thursday (Except 1st) at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Patrol Leaders Council Meetings - 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Committee Meetings - 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where we meet


St. Joseph School Cafeteria
340 Manor Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335

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Monthly activities


Each month the troop goes on an outing.  Typically for these we leave on Friday evening and return on Sunday. These are usually camps, adventures such as skiing, mountain biking, sailing or climbing.

Summer camp


Troop 2 attends a week-long summer camp each year, typically in July t at a Boy Scout Camp.

 

 

 

Troop Webmaster

 
Description:  The troop webmaster is responsible for maintaining the troop’s website. He should make sure that information posted on the website is correct and up to date and that members’ and leaders’ privacy is protected.   A member of the troop committee may assist him with his work. 
 
Reports to:  Senior Patrol Leader
Type: Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader
Term: 6 months

 
Qualifications:
Rank: 1st Class
Experience: None – but interest in website management is recommended
Confirmation:  Appointment Approved by Scoutmaster

 

Webmaster Duties:

  • Maintain Troop Website.
  • Update Troop Website in a timely manner.
  • Work with Patrols on developing Website content.
  • Work with Troop Historian and Scribe on maintaining information on Troop Information.
  • Work with Scoutmaster and Troop Committee Chair on Website content.


 
Responsibility and Oversight
You will be required to have a parent or guardian work with you directly in this position, to ensure the website is properly updated and maintained.

 
Performance Requirements
Training:  Learn to update and publish website pages effectively.
Attendance: You are expected to attend 70% of all troop meetings and Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings.  If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.
Effort: You are expected to give this job your best effort and use the adult leadership and advice when you feel they are needed.
 
General Leadership Responsibilities
Uniform: Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
Behavior: Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.
Attendance: Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on time for meetings and activities. 
 
Specific Leadership Responsibilities
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by your parent advisor.
  • Participate in a conference with your parent advisor midway through your tenure to discuss and evaluate your responsibilities and the performance of your duties. (Note: You can still have a conference with your advisor at any time. If you feel like having a discussion, just ask.)
 
What it means in Troop 2
Participation:
Work with Patrols on developing Website content.
Work with Troop Historian and Scribe on maintaining information on Troop Information.
Work with Scoutmaster and Troop Committee Chair on Website content.
Take pride in the website as a public representation for the Troop
Set a good example:
  • Be the first to reflect the scout sign.
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Exhibit good self-discipline.
  • Have a good attendance record.
  • Meet your obligations on time and in full effort.
  • Have fun but not at the expense of everyone. Goofing off without purpose wastes time and loses the interest and respect of the other scouts. REMEMBER: The troop will follow your example.
Wear the uniform correctly:
  • Always conform to the Troop 2 uniform policy.
Show Scout Spirit:
  • Use the Scout Oath and Law as an everyday guideline.
  • Actively participate in the activities of Troop 2.
  • Set an example for the other Scouts to follow.
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