Virtual Meetings Spring 2020

Virtual Operations Ideas and Resources assembled by Troop 98
==> LINK

Virtual Cub Scouting Toolkit ==> LINK

Tech Skills for Virtual Meetings (ASPL Luke M) ==> LINK

Seven Pillars of Virtual Scouting:  
Best of BSA content • Turn in-person → virtual • Youth leaders plan + deliver • Involve Scouts before, during and after • Personal connections • Skilled delivery • Strive for normalcy

  • September 11: Troop Meeting - Summer Merit Badges Round 2 - Session 4
    • Breakout room for interpatrol Virtual Escape Room 
    • Promote two Eagle Projects (Nick and EJ)
    • Masterclass on Magic with Penn & Teller #2
    • SLIDE SHOW

  • September 4: Troop Meeting - Summer Merit Badges Round 2 - Session 3
    • Breakout room for interpatrol Virtual Escape Room 
    • Promote two Eagle Projects (John and Dean)
    • Masterclass on Magic with Penn & Teller #1
    • SLIDE SHOW
    • SLIDE SHOW

  • August 28: Troop Meeting - Summer Merit Badges Round 2 - Session 2
  • August 14: Troop Meeting - 
  • July 3: Troop Meeting - First mailed/delivered hands-on project (Lego build by patrols)
  • June 19: Spring Court of Honor - First virtual Court of Honor
  • June 12: Troop Meeting
  • June 5: Troop Meeting - First Jeopardy Game/Advancement Breakouts (prep for Court of Honor) • SPAMB Summer Challenge
  • May 29: PLC Meeting • AGENDA

  • May 22: Troop Meeting (Icy Cobras Opening) - PL Elections / Virtual Summer Camp Promo
  • May 15: Troop Meeting (Anonymous Opening) - SPL Election
  • May 8: Troop Meeting (Tacos Opening)
  • May 1: Troop Meeting (Llamas Opening)
  • April 24th: PLC Meeting and First Years' Advancement Meetings
  • 4.21.20 Presentation to Council Commissioners on Virtual Operations HERE

  • April 17th: Troop Meeting + Patrol Meeting Breakouts (Falcons Opening)
    First time using unique write-permissioned Google Docs in patrol meetings to "deliver" something back to main meeting [Merit Badge identification]
    Successful Gimkit game (still need training for individual users who have trouble with multiple browsers/devices)
    First time having Bugler play (Closing)
  • April 10th: Troop Meeting + Patrol Meeting Breakouts (NRD Opening)
    First time using Whiteboard in patrol meetings to "deliver" something back to main meeting [Word Game]
    First time using Gimkit instead of Kahoot!
  • April 4th: Virtual New Scout Orientation & New Parents Meeting
  • April 3rdTroop Meeting + Patrol Meeting Breakouts
    First time using Zoom
    First time using Breakout Rooms for Patrol Meetings
  • March 27thTroop Meeting + Merit Badge & Rank Breakouts - begin American Heritage MB [WORKBOOK]
    • SLIDE SHOW

    • For American Heritage Merit Badge:
    • To earn the American Heritage Merit Badge do the requirements and complete the Workbook. 
      • Whenever a requirement says rewrite, name, explain, describe, tell, discuss, report, or share, please write this in the workbook. For requirements which say ask or interview, please do this and write the responses you received in the workbook
      • Requirements 1, 2, and 3 should all be written.
      • Requirement 4 allows you to choose 2 of the 5 options. For the map requirement in 4a, make the map and scan it or take a good quality photo then combine it into your workbook or send it in at the same time.
      • For requirements that say visit or take part in you may use something you've done before to complete the requirement. Please write as much as you can about the visit considering the requirement (for instance, if you visited the Liberty Bell write about its history and what you learned or experienced about the bell's significance, but not about the gift shop or the snack shop). ;-)
      • When you are finished please email the Workbook and any additional attachments to:  SubmitMeritBadge@bsa98.com


  • March 20th: Troop Meeting - How's Everyone Doing? + Public Health Merit Badge Session 2
    • SLIDE SHOW
    • PREZI on Public Health MB
    • Public Health MB requirements and Workbook
    • To earn the Public Health Merit Badge do the requirements and complete the Workbook. 
      • Whenever a requirement says rewrite, name, explain, describe, tell, discuss, report, or share, please write this in the workbook. For requirements which say ask or interview, please do this and write the responses you received in the workbook
      • Requirements 1, 2, 3 and 4 should all be written.
      • For the second part of requirement 3, you may describe (write) two ways of "making water safe to drink" but please do one of them at home and make a short video or take photos of how you did it and include these when you submit your workbook.
      • For requirement 5, do option 5b, and watch both of the following videos:
      • For requirement 7, do option 7b.
      • For any other requirements that say visit or take part in you may use something you've already done before to complete the requirement. Please write as much as you can about the visit considering the requirement (for instance, if you visited a water treatment facility write about what you learned about its function, but not about where you stopped for lunch on the way home). ;-)
      • When you are finished please email the Workbook and any additional attachments to:  SubmitMeritBadge@bsa98.com

  • March 13th: Troop MeetingCoronavirus, Flattening the Curve, Public Health Merit Badge Session 1
    First Virtual meeting - Using Webex

Who's done what during Virtual Operations:

Ranks:


Merit Badges:

BOR & SMC New List