Boy Scout Troop 140 Buffalo Grove

2017 – 2018

First year program Troop 140


March 6, 2017

Welcome New Scouts to the Troop, Explain Scout rank, book and Patrols.

March 13, 2017

Scout Rank Patrol name, yell, and flag

Troop Leadership elections (SPL, Patrol and Assistant patrol leaders)

March 20, 2017

Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) meeting

The new SPL will set up the leadership while he is in office and the monthly meetings will be planned.

March 27, 2017

Scout rank whip and fuse rope, pocket knife safety. Knots (Square, two half-hitches, and a taut-line)

April 3, 2017

Finish Scout Rank Scoutmaster conference and any other items needed.

Tenderfoot Camping and outdoor Ethics, 1-A, 1-B, 1-C

April 10, 2017

Tenderfoot Tools, 3-D care, sharpening, and use of a knife, ax, saw & when to use

April 17, 2017

PLC meeting

April 24, 2017

Tenderfoot Hiking, 5-A, 5-B, 5-C Buddy system, what to do if you are lost, safe hiking.

May 1, 2017

Tenderfoot Fitness, 6-A, 6-B physical testing and a 30 day plan to improve in the next thirty days

May 8, 2017

Tenderfoot Tools, 3-A, 3-B, 3- C Square knot, two half hitch, Taut-line demonstrate a practical use for each.

May 15, 2017

PLC meeting

May 22, 2017

Tenderfoot First Aid, 4-A 4-D show first aid for the list in the scout book, assemble a personal first aid kit

May 29, 2017

Memorial Day No Meeting.

Memorial Day mass at Saint Mary full class A field uniform to tend colors at the service arrival 8:30 AM Service hours given for this outing.

June 5, 2017

Troop picnic and court of honor.

June 12, 2017

PLC meeting

June 19, 2017

Tenderfoot Fittness 6-C second part of the physical testing

Open game time on the Saint Mary football field

June 26, 2017

Open meeting for advancement, summer trip information and games, at Saint Mary football field.

July 2017

No Meetings Summer camps

August 7, 2017

Tenderfoot Citizenship 7-A how to display and fold the U.S. Flag, Leadership 8 EDGE method

August 14, 2017

Wear your favorite camp shirt from the past summer and bring in any pictures, video you have made from the summer camp trips. If you did not attend any trips over the summer wear your troop class B black t-shirt.

August 21, 2017

PLC meeting

August 28, 2017

Tenderfoot Nature, 4-B Hazardous plants 4-C tell what you can do to reduce or limit exposure to the hazards in 4-A and 4-B

August 29, 2016

Second Class Navigation, 3-A how a compass works, 3-C hazards on a hike, 3-D finding direction day or night

Explain Second Class Citizenship 8-C, 8-D earn and save money

September 4, 2017

Labor Day Soda Sales No meeting

September 11, 2017

Second Class Navigation, 3-A how a compass works, 3-C hazards on a hike, 3-D finding direction day or night. Explain Second Class Citizenship 8-C, 8-D earn and save money.

September 18, 2017

PLC meeting

September 25, 2017

Fall court of honor @ the troop meeting

October 2, 2017

Second Class Nature 4, 10 kinds of wild animals

Second Class Fitness, 7-A physically active for 30 minutes a day for five days a week for four weeks.

October 9, 2017

Second Class Personal Safety 9-A, 9-B and Fitness 7-C A time to tell. Leadership elections (SPL and patrol leaders)

October 17, 2016

PLC Meeting Troop leadership placement by the Troops new SPL. Open house planning

October 23, 2017

Second Class Cooking and Tools 2-A fire uses, 2-D lightweight stove, propane stove

Open House Planning for the Webelos

October 30, 2017

Second Class Cooking and tools 2-F sheep bend knot, 2-G bowline knot

Open house planning

November 6, 2017

OPEN HOUSE for the WEBELOS

November 13, 2017

Second Class First Aid 6-A demonstrate first aid, 6-B show what to do, 6-C tell how to reduce injuries on a camp out or hike

November 20, 2017

PLC Meeting

November 27, 2017

Second Class First Aid 6-D emergency response at home and back country, 6-E how to respond if you come up on an accident.

December 4, 2017

Second Class Citizenship 8-B respect due the American flag

December 11, 2017

First Class Camping and Outdoor Ethics 1-B tread lightly principles

First Class Nature 5-B weather forecast, 5-D describe extreme weather conditions

December 18, 2017

First Class Leadership 10, invite a boy to a scouting activity. Everyone bring a friend!


December 25, 2017

No Meeting Happy Holiday!

January 8, 2018

First Class Cooking 2-A plan a menu for a camp out, 2-B make a grocery list for the menu in 2-A, 2-C show the pot, pans, and other gear to cook and serve these meals.

January 15, 2018

PLC meeting

January 22, 2018

First Class Navigation 4-B how to use a GPS unit, Citizenship 9-A Constitutional rights, 9-B Investigate an environmental issue

January 29, 2018

First Class Tools 3-A lashings, 3-B timber hitch & clove hitch. Fitness 8-A be physically active at least 30 minutes a day for five days a week for four weeks and keep track of your activities.

February 5, 2018

First Class Tools 3-C square, shear, and diagonal lashings, 3-D make a camp gadget or structure using lashings.

February 12, 2018

PLC Meeting

February 19, 2018

First Class First Aid and E Prep 7-A bandages, 7-B Transporting a injured person, 7-C common signs of a heart attack and CPR.

February 26, 2018

First Class Fitness 8-B share your challenges and successes in completing requirement 8-A

First Class First Aid and E Prep 7-D utility services in your home, 7-E emergency action plan.