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.

 

 

 

Resources for Adult Leaders

 

TLT Outline Troop Leadership Training outline. In Power Point format.
Youth Leader Training Continuum Explains the purpose of each of the youth training programs. In PDF format
Yearly Planner Denotes the rough dates of events that occur every year
BSA Guide To Safe Scouting Describes how to run safe activities in all conditions.
BSA training programs Description of BSA training programs
Advancement training videos Boy Scout advancement training videos
Guidelines for using St. Joseph’s Facilities Describes procedures for setup, cleaning and securing rooms at St. Joe’s.
Board of Review Guide Sample questions for Committee Members performing a Board of ReviewThe purpose of the board of review is not retest a Scout, but rather to ensure that he has completed all of the requirements, to determine the quality of his troop experience, and to encourage him to advance toward the next rank.
Another board of review Guide
www.macscouter.com Contains a great deal of material for Scoutmasters
www.scouter.com Excellent forum to read and discuss topics on Scouting.
www.ScoutingMagazine.org Allows you to read and search for past issues of Scouting Magazine.
Easter Flower Sale Various documents used to plan and execute the Easter flower sale. (Password required)
Treasurer’s Guide
Available in the Troop Library The Scoutmaster Handbook (BSA # 33009C) Recommended for all Scout leaders.
Troop Committee Guidebook (BSA # 34505B)
Troop Leadership Training (BSA # 34306A) Discusses how to train youth leaders.
Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training (BSA #34879B) This is the guidebook for the instructor that is teaching the class.
Advancement Committee Guide, Policies and Procedures ( BSA # 33088E)
The Chartered Organization Representative (BSA # 33118C)
The Patrol Leader Handbook (BSA # 32502)
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