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.




What is the EDGE leadership system?

EDGE stands for Explain Demonstrate Guide Enable.

EDGE is utilized at YLT to give the Scouts tips on how to be good leaders.

Be-Know-Do Leadership Memory Tips

  1. Vision – Goals – Planning: Creating a Picture of Future Success
  2. SMART Goals – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely
  3. Planning and Problem-Solving Tool: What, How, When, Who
  4. Assessment Tools: SSC – Start, Stop, Continue
  5. Conflict Resolution Tool: EAR – Express, Address, Resolve
  6. Ethical Decisions: Right vs. Wrong, Right vs. Right, Trivial
  7. Communication: MaSeR – Message, Sender, Receiver
  8. Valuing People: ROPE – Reach out, Organize, Practice, Experience
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