TROOP 2016 JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE program -related items The items included under program area are Advancement, Short and Long Term Camping, Service Projects and Unit Leadership (Patrols/PLC)
The Troop has worked on improving or at least maintaining their score each year.
#5 Advancement: Achieve a high percentage of Boy Scouts earning rank advancements.
50 Have 40% of Boy Scouts advance one rank or have improvement over prior year.
100 Have 50% of Boy Scouts advance one rank.
200 Have 60% of Boy Scouts advance one rank.
#6 Short-term camping: Conduct short-term or weekend campouts throughout the year.
50 Conduct four short-term overnight campouts.
100 Conduct seven short-term overnight campouts.
200 Conduct nine short-term overnight campouts.
#7 Long-term camping: Participate in a long-term camp with a majority of the troop in attendance.
50 The troop participates in a long-term camp.
100 60% of Scouts attend a long-term camp.
200 70% of Scouts attend a long-term camp.
#8 Service projects: Participate in service projects, with at least one benefiting the chartered organization.
25 Participate in three service projects and enter the hours on the JTE website.
50 Participate in four service projects and enter the hours on the JTE website.
100 Participate in five service projects and enter the hours on the JTE website.
#9 Patrol method: Use the patrol method to develop youth leaders.
50 The troop has patrols, and each has a patrol leader. There is an SPL, if more than one patrol. The PLC meets at least four times a year.
100 Achieve Bronze, plus PLC meets at least six times. The troop conducts patrol leader training.
200 Achieve Silver, plus PLC meets at least ten times. At least one Scout has attended an advanced training course, such as NYLT or Order of the Arrow Conference.
Although we have one leader responsible for recording our JTE progress, it is the responsibility of all Troop 23 leaders, Committee Members and parents to work toward providing all of our scouts a program that will enable them to develop mentally, spiritually and physically so that they can become the next leaders of our community, our state and our country. .