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» Where and When Does Troop 18 Meet?
 

 

Meeting Times: 

Troop 18 meets on Thursday nights from 7:00PM  - 8:30PM.  The Scout Meeting schedule follows the SAU 29 Keene School District schedule, meeting from late August through June.  If the schools have a break for holidays, teacher conferences, or inclement weather on a Thursday, then the Scouts won't meet on that day.


Meeting Place:  

Hellenic Hall basement,

rear entrance, 

St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 70 West St, Keene, NH.

To join Boy Scouts, a boy needs to have completed 5th grade, or are eleven (11) years old or have earned their Arrow of Light, and are under the age of Eighteen (18) years old. No previous Cub Scout experience is necessary!!!

We encourage visitors, so come check us out!!!

 


» Christmas Trees -- 2019/2020


Please Note: Boy Scout Troop 18 will collect Christmas Trees for disposal as a fund-raiser during the 2019-2020 Winter season.  

Thank you for your support in past years, and we appreciate assisting you again this way this year.  Email us at troop18treepickup@gmail.com to get on the list!

 





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 Scout Advancement Corner

As you advance through the ranks from beginning Scout to Eagle. Read the list and find out your requirements.

Click here for advancement details!

 

Tenderfoot Scout Requirements

Tenderfoot Rank Requirements

Tenderfoot Advancement Worksheet


 

Tenderfoot scout patch

 

NOTE: These requirements may be worked on simultaneously with those for Second Class and First Class; however these ranks must be earned in sequence.

Some of the links are direct links to BSA's Advancement Movies©, you'll need Apple's free Quicktime™ program to view.

Click on the  to see a detailed lesson on the requirement. They are big files so please be patient.

#MovieRequirement
1.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Present yourself to your leader, properly dressed, before going on an overnight camping trip. Show the camping gear you will use. Show the right way to pack and carry it.
2.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #2
Spend at least one night on a patrol or troop campout. Sleep in a tent you have helped pitch.
3.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #3
On the campout, assist in preparing and cooking one of your patrol's meals. Tell why it is important for each patrol member to share in meal preparation and cleanup, and explain the importance of eating together.
4a.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #4a
Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
4b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #4b
Demonstrate that you know how to tie the following knots and tell what their uses are: two half hitches and the taut-line hitch.
5.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #5
Explain the rules of safe hiking, both on the highway and cross-country, during the day and at night. Explain what to do if you are lost.
6.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #6
Demonstrate how to display, raise, lower, and fold the American flag.
7.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #7
Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath, Law, motto, and slogan.
8.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #8
Know your patrol name, give the patrol yell, and describe your patrol flag.
9.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #9
Explain the importance of the buddy system as it relates to your personal safety on outings and in your neighborhood. Describe what a bully is and how you should respond to one.
10a.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #10a
Record your best in the following tests: Push-ups, Pull-ups, Sit-ups, Standing long jump, 1/4-mile walk/run. Record them again 30 days later.
10b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #10b
Show improvement in the activities listed in requirement 10a after practicing for 30 days.
11.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #11
Identify local poisonous plants; tell how to treat for exposure to them.
12a.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #12a
Demonstrate how to care for someone who is choking.
12b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #12b
Show first aid for the following:
  • Simple cuts and scrapes
  • Blisters on the hand and foot
  • Minor (thermal/heat) burns or scalds (superficial, or first-degree)
  • Bites or stings of insects and ticks
  • Venomous snakebite
  • Nosebleed
  • Frostbite and sunburn
13.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #13
Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law in your everyday life.
14.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #14
Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
15.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #15
Complete your board of review.