First Year Scouts Program Plan:
Visit the Meeting Schedule page to review the planned activities for every troop meeting through the end of the year. Troop meeting schedules are subject to change. You can also download the schedule for regular review by clicking on Troop Meetings 2015-2016 program.
- Orienteering and compass course
- Knife and Axe safety
- Fire building
- Introduction to camping stoves
- Knots & lashings
- Campsite selection and outdoor code.
TROOP 140 SCOUT ADVANCEMENT PLAN
Here is a great on-line resource for videos that cover all the scout rank requirements. Check it out! This series of videos (which may also be downloaded as podcasts) demonstrate how to fulfill each and every requirement for the first four ranks of Boy Scouting.
Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class and first Class Requirements
Many new scout parents are mystified by the various Ranks and Merit Badges of the Boy Scout Program. Some think it takes an expert to figure it out – especially at a Troop meeting with 50-60 energetic scouts, 10-20 adults and many activities happening all at the same time. It can all be very confusing. For those who want the “down and dirty”, here is an overview of the Troop 140 “Advancement Plan”.
There are seven Boy Scout Ranks.
The First Four Ranks are: