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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!

 

Second Class Scout Requirements

Second Class Rank Requirements

Second Class Advancement Worksheet


Second Class 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
1a.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map. Explain what map symbols mean.
1b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Using a compass and a map together, take a five-mile hike (or 10 miles by bike) approved by your adult leader and your parent or guardian. (Note: If you use a wheelchair or crutches, or if it is difficult for you to get around, you may substitute "trip" for "hike.")
2a.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Since joining, have participated in five separate troop/patrol activities (other than troop/patrol meetings), two of which included camping overnight.
2b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
On one of these campouts, select your patrol site and sleep in a tent that you pitched.
2c.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
On one campout, demonstrate proper care, sharpening, and use of the knife, saw, and ax, and describe when they should be used.
2d.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Use the tools listed in requirement 2c to prepare tinder, kindling, and fuel for a cooking fire.
2e.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Discuss when it is appropriate to use a cooking fire and a lightweight stove. Discuss the safety procedures for using both.
2f.
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Demonstrate how to light a fire and a lightweight stove.
2g.
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On one campout, plan and cook over an open fire one hot breakfast or lunch for yourself, selecting foods from the food pyramid. Explain the importance of good nutrition. Tell how to transport, store, and prepare the foods you selected.
3.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Participate in a flag ceremony for your school, religious institution, chartered organization, community, or troop activity. (Flag Information)
4.
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Participate in an approved (minimum of one hour) service project.
5.
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Identify or show evidence of at least 10 kinds of wild animals (birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, mollusks) found in your community.
6a.
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Show what to do for "hurry" cases of stopped breathing, serious bleeding, and ingested poisoning.
6b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Prepare a personal first-aid kit to take with you on a hike.
6c.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Demonstrate first aid for the following:
  • Object in the eye
  • Bite of a suspected rabid animal
  • Puncture wounds from a splinter, nail, and fishhook
  • Serious burns (partial thickness, or second-degree)
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Shock
  • Heatstroke, dehydration, hypothermia, and hyperventilation
7a.
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Tell what precautions must be taken for a safe swim.
7b.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Demonstrate your ability to jump feetfirst into water over your head in depth, level off and swim 25 feet on the surface, stop, turn sharply, resume swimming, then return to your starting place.
7c.
Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1
Demonstrate water rescue methods by reaching with your arm or leg, by reaching with a suitable object, and by throwing lines and objects. Explain why swimming rescues should not be attempted when a reaching or throwing rescue is possible, and explain why and how a rescue swimmer should avoid contact with the victim.
8a.
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Participate in a school, community, or troop program on the dangers of using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and other practices that could be harmful to your health. Discuss your participation in the program with your family.
8b.
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Explain the three R's of personal safety and protection.
9.
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Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law in your everyday life.
10.
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Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
11.
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Complete your board of review.