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SPL . SM . that you will be Trustworthy."As Advancement Chairman for Troop 135."Members of the _________ and __________ Patrols. as we celebrate our achievements here in Troop 135. They represent the 3 parts of the Scout Oath: Duty to God and Country."Will the members of the _____________and ____________ Patrols please come forward. I hereby open the Spring 2001 Court of Honor for Troop 135. We have scouts receiving higher ranks.Lord Baden Powell Court of Honor Opening a. Scouts. Loyal. Duty to Others. Tonight will be a special Court of Honor because we will induct over ___ new members into our Troop who are receiving their first achievement rank. ___________. Do you intend to live by the 12 points of the Scout Law. Duty to Others. and Duty to Self. and Duty to Self. These Scouts are at the beginning of the Scouting Trail. We also have 1 Scout who have recently completed his Eagle Rank. These Scouts crossed over into Troop 135 last March. and have completed all of the requirements for Scout. Out of that humble beginning the Scouting Movement was born. and will receive recognition tonight. cooking. you have agreed to live by the principles of Scouting. if you look closely at this candle. Other members of our Troop are further along the trail." SM . as well as 3 Adults who have completed Scouter Fundamentals Training. as Senior Patrol leader for Troop 135. and Friendly? Can you . Tonight you will be inducted into Troop 135. the highest rank in Scouting. You have mastered the skills required to receive you Scout Rank. that of Scout. remember that you belong to a worldwide family. will you please light the candle that represents the Spirit of Scouting. When Lord Robert Baden-Powell established the Boy Scouts in England at the beginning of this century he stated that "Scouting is a game with a purpose". and many are almost done with Tenderfoot. But have you thought about what the words of the Scout Oath and Scout Law really mean? As a member of the Scouting Movement. over 90 years later. As we approach the end of this century we recognize that the games of Scouting are alive and well all over the world. Tonight we celebrate the fellowship of Scouting.I want to welcome you all to the Spring 2001 Court of Honor. the family of Scouting. He will receive his Eagle at special Courts of Honor at a later date. and outdoor survival. you will 3 reflections of the flame.(_________________________) b. tracking. Presentation of the Colors . Helpful. Today. Tonight. Scout prospers in many countries around the world. Induction of the New Scouts (Steven Finley and SPL) SPL . Will you please join me in the Pledge of Allegiance" (NO SCOUT OATH OR SCOUT LAW AND PROMISE!!) Advancement Chairman ."In 1907 Lord Baden-Powell took a group of boys to Brownsea Island for 10 days and taught them the skills of camping. but we will recognize their achievement tonight. You have agreed to show Duty to God and Country.
safely use an ax. (SPL and ASPLs hand out the Scout Ranks and Mother's pins." SM . Brave. Helpful. and identify 10 wild animals. . He taught them how to make camp. and saw. Second Class (ASPL) "The rank of Second Class signifies that a Scout has mastered even more of the basic Scouting Skills. and can build useful structures using these Pioneering skills. ___ Scouts will be receiving their Tenderfoot Rank. and he must sleep in tent he has help put up.) Congratulations. he can identify native plants. He must also demonstrate some basic First Aid Skills. . do service to the community. Friendly. Lord Baden-Powell would be proud of them! ." (ASPL and SPL Hand them Out) First Class (ASPL) In Lord Baden-Powell's regiments."Will the Parents of each of these Scouts please come forward and join them.be Courteous. Tonight. cook over an open fire. Clean. Lord Baden Powell taught the new Scouts the necessary skills needed to survive out in the wild. please gather around the Troop flag. and Cheerful? Will you be Thrifty.". Kind. knife. Today. and recognize the tracks of the animals that surrounded them." Tenderfoot (SPL) "At Brownsea Island. he can cook for his Patrol. and Reverent? If so. In Boy Scouts. and repeat the Scout Oath. . A Scout is Trustworthy. He must know his Patrol name and yell. . ."Scout Sign. SM ."Congratulations". and he has mastered the skills of knots and lashing. Will ________ and _________ and their parents please come forward. show more advanced first aid skills." SPL . . Loyal. He knows how to find his way in the day and the night. the First Class Scout has mastered all of the Scouting Skills and is able to survive in the woods of Colorado. . I will do my best. Please join me in the Scout Oath. He has demonstrated that he can work with a compass to find his way and hike for at least 5 miles. and the Scout Law and Promise. To earn Tenderfoot he must also demonstrate that he understands and agrees to live by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law and Promise. Can't you just hear Lord Baden-Powell urging on those early Scouts at Brown Sea Island. a First Class Scout was one who had mastered all of the skills required to survive in back country of India and South Africa. a Tenderfoot Scout also learns the basic skill required to safely enjoy the outdoor environment. . . start a fire. and show that he understands Safe Hiking." Will you please join me in the Scout law. to do my duty . Obedient. as they learned the skills to survive in the outdoors? Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward to receive their Second Class Rank. On My Honor. find edible plants.
ASPL. To earn the Rank of Life. and _________________ please come forward. Never forget. ___________________. The goal of every boy in Scouting is to earn the rank of Eagle. When you earn your Life Rank. and will their Parents please join them. (________________) Justin. Jack Smith and Matt Jones have been notified by the National Scout Office in Irving. for a total of 11. that although you have one more step to Eagle. you are one rank away from the final goal. Life is only 2/3rds of the way there. Will ____________. Merit Badges became the tool for Scouts to explore new ideas and skills that they could use for a life time. Please don't lose the drive and momentum that has gotten you to this point on the Scouting Trail.Will _______________. with 4 of the 6 from the list of 12 Eagle-required badges. Will _______________________ please come forward with your Parents. and are waiting to hear from Texas. you have reached the second to last step in Boy Scouts. and a sense of duty." Star (_______________) Once a Scout earns First Class. Finish the Job! Eagle (SM) We have had 4 members of Troop 135 complete their Eagle Rank since the beginning of the year. you can just get a glimpse off on the horizon that final goal. confidence in themselves. a new set of challenges awaits him. Now is not the time to sit back and rest. We will be having special Eagle Courts of Honor for each of these Scouts later this year. and 3 of those must be from the list of Eagle-required. Life (______________) "One of the goals that Lord Baden-Powell had for Scouting was that it teaches a boy responsibility. Although not originally in Lord Baden-Powell's vision of Boy Scouts. a Scout must earn a total of 6 Merit Badges. courage. Will the following Scouts please come up to get their Merit Badges: (Read List) Special Awards . and will his parents join him. ______________ please come forward to receive your rank of Star. Merit Badges (SPL. ASPL) Since last January the members of Troop 135 have earned ________ Merit badges. or admire the view back down the trail. a Scout must earn 5 more Merit Badges. To earn the Rank of Star. and they must serve their community with 6 hours of Community Service. Ryan Davis and Trevor Johnson both passed their Gateway District Eagle Board of Reviews in the last month. They demonstrate leadership by serving in a position of responsibility for the troop for 4 months. Texas that their paperwork is complete and they are official.
Summer Camp 2. Philmont 3. and Community Service. Summer Schedule . can you please bring up the ______________ and ___________ Patrols to the base of the stairs to prepare to retire the colors? (Line Up. Peacefull Valley Scout Ranch. and Mike Green recently completed Scouter Fundamentals Training at Camp Magness. Scouter Fundamentals . But Don't Take the Flags Yet!) .Order of the Arrow . To be elected you must be a first class Scout. Please joins us for dessert downstairs Closing . and then a weekend campout trip. We now have about __________ OA members in our Troop. Summer Uniforms 6.meetings will be on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month starting in June and running through August. 5. Please remember to pick up a calendar downstairs. Big Horn Leadership Training at Camp Tahosa () 4. 9. This is adult leader training in the basic workings of a Boy Scout Troop which takes a full Saturday session.(__________________) The Order of the Arrow is a special Service Organization in Scouting that promotes Camping. another couple of weeknight meetings.SM "(SPL). Adult Awards Announcements 1.(Troop Training Coordinator) Rick Ulyses. (Candidates) were elected to the Order of the Arrow by the members of the Troop last January. This is very important training that insures that our Troop will continue to be successful. and have camped for at least 20 nights in your Scouting career. 7. and I want to congratulate and thank Rick and Mike for their efforts. We will go back to meeting every Tuesday in September. and will have another election next January. 8.
I'm sure he had no idea that the book he wrote based on the basic training methods he designed for the British Military and adapted to help young English boys grow and develop into the leaders of tomorrow. Now 90 years later Boy Scouts has grown to an organization recognized worldwide.." Advancement Chairman ." . Color Guard. .Color guard attention. and that you belong to the fellowship of Scouting. ." "Would you please join us for refreshments down stairs. . SPL . Troop attention. In light of the recent events in our community it is more and more evident that the fellowship of Scouting is still needed. Many of those Scouts will be receiving recognition of their good deeds with heroism medals from the Boy Scouts of America. audience please stand. In the Columbine Tragedy several Scouts stepped forward to help the injured students and teachers. Scout Salute. Support and encourage each other up the Scouting Trail. both those in our Troop and those from troops from across the United States and around the world. I hope you recognize that you are making life long friends. I'm sure he had no idea what he had started."I officially declare this Spring 1998 Court of Honor officially closed. . . . Two. and respect the guys who have gone before you. please retrieve the colors. Help the guys who come along after you. I hope those of you in Troop 135 feel the friendship of your fellow scouts.When Lord Baden Powell wrote the book "Scouting For Boys" in 1910.
or morally straight? Have I shown Duty to self. the theme of our Court of Honor is the Spirit of Scouting. and that’s Scout Spirit!! I feel a lot of Scout Spirit in the room tonight! Special Award Before we get started tonight.Spirit of Scouting COURT OF HONOR Advancement Chairmen “As the Advancement Chairman for Troop 135. Could you please join me in the Scout Oath and the Scout Law" "Scout Sign" . loyal. or friendly? Have I kept myself physically strong. Working on service hours shows Duty to Others. Part of the Spirit of Scouting is participation in Scouting. Duty to my Country. and that’s Scout Spirit. Alex Mcintosh the Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 135.Call the Troop to Order. Scout Oath (Kevin W Color Guard Officer) Opening – SPL "Tonight. mentally awake.” Scout Master Introduction “Do we have any visitors here tonight? Could you please introduce yourselves? “Welcome to our Winter Court of Honor. the Adults in the Troop would like to take a minute for a Special Presentation. Pledge. or Duty to others? Try to live your life with Scout Spirit everyday. Sandra Ulyses? Advancement in Rank Scout – SPL (Bring up the Scouts getting Scout) "Gentlemen. and celebrate their achievements in Scouting. Call in Color Guard. One of the things that you learned as part of earning Scout was the Scout Oath. Scout Spirit is living by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. I hereby open the Winter 2002 Court of Honor. Going on campouts like our trip earlier this month to Tohasa shows Scout Spirit. and that’s Scout Spirit! Honoring the flag and the heroes who have defended it is Duty to our Country. you have taken your first step down the Scouting Trail. of the Boy Scouts of America. Rank advancement and earning merit badges shows Duty to Self. The Court of Honor is our opportunity to recognize the Scouts in our troop who have met the criteria for advancement. Scout Law. “What have I done today that shows Scout Spirit? Have I been trustworthy. will you please light the candle representing the Spirit of Scouting” Flag Ceremony ASPL . and as a representative of the Gateway District in the Denver Area Council. Every day a Scout should ask.
Older Scout "The Scouts who tonight earn the Rank of First Class are now ready for harder camping. Thrifty. I will do my best. Congratulations. Those are all examples of keeping physically strong. Obedient. and morally straight. (repeat) mentally awake. (repeat) To help other people at all times. to God and my Country. we have had several opportunities for Service Hours. Clean. and mentally awake. and many of us helped him with that project” “For Second Class you also have to discuss the dangers of alcohol. "Could the parents of these guys please line up behind them. lets give them a hand”. They also had to talk to a teacher or an elected . being Helpful and Friendly. and have begun living with Scout Spirit. “ Tenderfoot – ASPL "Scouts who achieve Tenderfoot have gotten their first taste of Scouting. drugs. to do what I said I would do. This is working on keeping ourselves Mentally Awake. Second Class – ASPL “One of the requirements for Second Class is to perform at least one hour of Service. Scouts who achieve Tenderfoot must go on at least one campout and use the skills like cooking and knot tying. and more interesting and challenging activities. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations. Cheerful. and Reverent”. (repeat) To keep my self physically strong. This shows Duty to Others. Courteous. and things that show Duty to Self. Friendly. more responsibility. Over the last couple of months. and many of us helped. Helpful. (repeat) and to obey the Scout Law. (repeat)" “Will you please join me in the Scout Law. Mark Right organized a food drive for needy families last Thanksgiving and we helped there too! David Ulyses rebuilt a Trail up in the Mountains. and tobacco. things that need to know. and to stand by my friends even when they need it the most.” “Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward:” “Congratulations. Brave. They have also learned to work together with their Patrol members."On my Honor. A Scout is Trustworthy. (repeat) to do my duty. You also work on keeping physically strong by learning good eating habits as part of planning the menu’s and buying the food for the cooking we did on our campouts. lets give them a hand” First Class . What does it really mean to be Trustworthy and Loyal? To me it means to be dependable. Steven Left Eagle Project was to repaint the playground equipment at a local elementary school. Kind. Loyal.
A leader must be Loyal to his Troop. not necessarily what’s popular. but we wanted to recognize them tonight for their accomplishment. Working with younger Scouts takes patience. and that requires you to be Helpful. "Will ______________.official about our Constitutional Rights and Obligations. Could Justin Jones. or the World. Earn Citizenship in the Community. that’s Duty to Others. Leadership brings its own challenges to living with Scout Spirit. lets give them a hand” Life – Eagle Scout if possible "By the time a Scout earns the rank of Life. and Kind. and Ben Baot please stand up? Could we also have all of the other Eagle Scouts among us please stand and be recognized. Merit Badges – SPL. Helpful. lets give them a hand” Star – Older Scout "For Star. That shows Duty to Country. the ASPL’s. Mark Rifht. a Scout must earn 6 Merit Badges. that’s Duty to Country. and carrying out an Eagle Project that benefits the Community. and be Thrifty with the Troops’ resources. Hiking Merit Badge could show Courteous. Loyal – hey your supposed to stay together and support each other right?! That’s Scout Spirit! Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations. a Leader must be Brave. he is probably one of the leaders in the Troop. and SM . You heard about some of the Eagle Projects earlier. Learn a new skill. Finally. and do what’s right. Friendly. Tonight we want to recognize 4 new Eagle Candidates who recently completed their Council Board of Review. and are waiting to hear if their applications have been accepted by the BSA National Office in Texas. show Cheerful Service. show Leadership both by having a Leadership position in the Troop. and that’s Scout Spirit!” “Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward:” “Congratulations. It requires that a Scout earn 21 Merit Badges. or the Nation. Stephen Left. planning. and ____________ and their Parents please come forward: “Congratulations. lets give them a hand” Eagle – SM The highest rank a boy can earn is Eagle. I each of these Scouts and Scouters have shown the ultimate in Scout Spirit! Each of these new Eagles will have a Special Eagle Court of Honor in the next few months. There are all kinds of opportunity for Scout Spirit in earning Merit Badges. Friendly. that’s keeping us Mentally Awake! Learn First Aid. and 4 of the 6 must be from the list of Eagle required merit Badges. and by organizing.
_____________________________________________________ Closing – SPL The Spirit of Scouting is all around us. Remember that even as I blow out this candle. They come in a wide variety of flavors. (SPL.SM . whether we think about it or not. and I would like to thank the adults in our troop who worked as Merit Badge Counselors. We have been working on several new merit badges. we have a few announcements” 1. ____________________________________________________ 3. I think the easiest way to award these merit badges is to have each Scout come up as they are called to receive all of the Merit Badges they have earned. ________________________________________________________ 3.(Presenter ______________________________________) Announcements SPL . Be Trustworthy. and hope other adults will volunteer to help.“Before the closing. ____________________________________________________ 4. be Friendly. ________________________________________________________ Friends of Scouting Presentation . Be Courteous. We are always looking for Merit Badge Counselors. Be Brave. and cover many topics and skills. ASPLs READ MERIT BADGE CARDS) Service Stars (??) Special Awards (??) 1. we should all pledge to live our lives in a way that will best represent the Spirit of Scouting. be Clean."We have ___________ Merit Badges to award tonight. the Spirit of Scouting is still here. Its part of everything we do. Merit Badges are an opportunity to experience something new and different. Cheerful. Kind. ____________________________________________________ 5. and Thrifty. Be Helpful. be Loyal. ____________________________________________________ 2. and be Reverent. ________________________________________________________ 2. (BLOW OUT CANDLE) . Tonight. Obedient.
will you and your Color Guard please retire the colors.” Advancement Chairmen ."As Advancement Chairman for Troop 135.“Josh G. . I officially close this Winter 2001 Court of Honor".
went Canoeing in Boundary Water. we climbed 2 Colorado peaks. And they all did a great job. and where we stop and camp. as compared to an adult led. We went to Summer Camp at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch for a week. Guests please rise. troop. At summer camp the Senior Patrol Leader and his assistants were in charge for the week. Colorguard. sts Introduction: Tonight we have several guests Den ______ from Pack ________ Den ______ from Pack ________ Den ______ from Pack ________ Ora Shefler . Ryan Summer Camp SPLs . In Minnesota when we canoed the Boundary Waters the boys decided where we would go. and went shooting. and hiked up Glenwood Canyon. as ASPL can you please light the candle signifying Scout Spirit.Ben. As Advancement Chairman for Troop 135 I now declare this Fall 1998 Court of Honor officially open". This summer we had a boy-led troop. Flags: Service Patrol: PANTHERS (Jim Cuzella) Scout Oath Scout Law ement Chairment "Andrew. This summer the purpose was to have fun.Unit Commissioner Dave Lelonde (Denver Area Council Professional Scouter) dership Awards: Spring 1998 PLC .Ryan.David and Dylan . We went drove to Minnesota. and boy did we have fun.What We Did This Summer!!! Court of Honor Opening: The summer of 1998 was very busy for Troop 135. Tonight is a celebration of our summer!! L: Troop Attention. Andrew and Jacob Boundary Waters SPL . me: For several years now we have been working towards a boy-led. Colorguard Attention. Forward march. marched in Lakewood on Parade. Baden Powell said "Scouting is a Game with a Purpose". The adults sat back and watched.
shoot rifles. knot tying. They even got to dodge lightening bolts on an afternoon hike! To earn Second Class. these Scouts learned knife and ax safety. Next year. throw tomahawks. To help them along we had five Troop Guides who were older Scouts that helped them as they came into our Troop. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Ls and SPL Handout Awards "Scouts. L. L . and camping skills like putting up a tent". To earn Tenderfoot. the Tenderfoot Rank. physical fitness. had to swim 50 yards. you have shown that you can face a challenge and come out on top. you have now started up the Scouting Trail. and identify 10 wild animals. like your Troop Guides. They got to swim. I would like to acknowledge and thank Sloan Ryan Ben Dylan Nathan for their help". Tonight most of those scouts are receiving their first advancement rank. these scouts learned many things including basic first aid. Would the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: and ASPL hand out awards. more First Aid. For these Scouts Summer Camp wasn't all work. and shoot arrows on the archery range. when you are the older Scout. "For those Scouts who are receiving their Tenderfoot Rank. Keep striding up the Scouting Trail. "Scouts. Always remember that you have the older Scouts in Troop 135 to help you. Lets give them a round of applause" Second Class: "The second rank along the Scouting Trail is Second Class. look back and give a hand to your friends behind you!" Class: . The trail will get steeper and steeper and you advance through the ranks. safe hiking. But every now and then. go on a 5 mile hike. you will be expected to help the new Scouts up the Scouting Trail. play in the row boats and canoes on the lake.mer Camp Patches: Dylan and David read names and handout patches ancements: Tenderfoot: "Last March we had over 30 new Scouts join our Troop. the highlight of their Scouting Summer was Summer camp at Camp Chris Dobbins on the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch.
please come forward with your parents" and ASPLs handout awards L "First Class is the top of the first major hurdle in Scouting. To earn Life. We also have Scouts whose leadership involves working with the Cub Scouts in the packs that feed into our Troop. Will Nick Alter and his Parents please come forward. "Star is the first rank that requires a Scout to earn merit badges. practice even more First Aid. With all of the summer activities. I know that somewhere out there.L "Summer is also the time to climb Fourteeners. canoe in the local lakes. and the Coleman stove. swim at the Golden Rec. with 4 of those 6 from the list of Eagle-required. and ASPLs present the award. a Scout must earn 5 more merit badges for a total of 11. and worst of all they carried the paddles which are long and bulky and won't balance in your arms. Star is also the first rank where a Scout must have a position of responsibility in the troop. there is a role of film with only pictures of frogs on it!" e Scout "Leadership doesn't always mean standing in front of the troop like the SPL and ASPL. Would Chris and his Parents please come forward" and ASPLs present the award . and do 6 hours of community service. He must also do 6 hours of community service. Jim . the Scouts in Troop 135 had the opportunities to complete the requirements for First Class. Center. and cook and clean up 3 meals on a campout. a Scout must participate in 10 troop activities. There were a couple of times when they had to go back to the other end and pick up something that one of the others had forgotten. learn lashings. To earn Star a Scout must earn 6 merit badges. Nick was also in charge of catching frogs. "Will Dustin. Always try to make sure you don't disappoint them. They had to carry the fishing poles. You will face many more challenges. As one of the smaller guys in our crew. I'm sure. Nick . swim 100 yards. I never heard a complaint from Nick the whole trip. The Scout who is receiving his Life rank tonight has been a Den Chief for several years for Pack 237. Jesse. but the trail continues and gets steeper as it rises. He and his buddy Jim always got to carry the junky stuff. Nick didn't get the good jobs like carrying the canoe and the packs that held our gear and food. and you will conquer them. including 7 from the Eagle-required list. and Danny J. They were also in charge of making sure that we got everything at each portage. "I had the pleasure of having Nick in my crew at Boundary Waters. These are also the Scouts in the Troop who lead by example. The Scout that earns his Star tonight has already been a Patrol Leader in the Troop. Remember that you are now the leaders that the younger Scouts look up to. and have picnics in the parks. To earn First Class. and serve in a position of responsibility for 6 months.
" . Merit badges offer the opportunity to learn and experience many new things. I want to take just a minute and recognize the 5 Scouts in our Troop who have officially finished their rank of Eagle. To earn the Akela Award a Scout must have earned his Arrow of Light as a Webelos. dinator and then earn their Tenderfoot rank within 6 months of joining Scouts. Tonight we are going to hand out over 100 merit badges. please think about volunteering to help teach a merit badge in the troop. the highest peak on the Scouting Trail. Evidently Chris felt a special kinship with these birds because he was nicknamed "Loon". Each night as the sun was setting. either Soil and Water Conservation or Fish and Wildlife Management. Jon t Badges: "A Court of Honor is always the best part of being a Scoutmaster. Tonight. and Citizenship in the World Merit badges" "Will Dylan Engberg and Ryan McAteer please come forward. They will all have their own separate CoH later this Fall. They also do a service project at home with their parents" Will the following Scouts please come forward to earn their Akela Award: Alex Finley Stephen Lepke Ben Sanner Scott Threlkeld Joe Eric Jack World Conservation Award "To earn the World Conservation Award a Scout must earn Environmental Science.e Scout "The crew that Chris was on in Minnesota all had nicknames. the Loons would begin to call out. another will receive 8. As you watch these badges being handed out. and their haunting cry would carry across the lake. One Scout will receive 12 merit badges tonight. and will hand them out. On of my favorite birds that we saw on the lakes was the Loon. particularly the Fall Court of Honor. e: "Eagle is the culmination of Scouting. cial Awards: Akela Award elos "The Akela Award is the only award in Scouting that you start as a Cub Scout and finish as a sover Scout. I am going to talk a little bit more about that later" Will the following Scouts please come forward and receive the merit badges you have earned this summer: and ASPL will read them.
with about 60 that actively men participate on ekly basis. t Recognition mittee "We currently have 70 registered boys in Troop 135. and tonight he receives his JLT patch. This summer we had 5 of our members become Brotherhood members of the order of the Arrow. and 7 finished their Ordeal Ceremony this summer. and Nathan. Nathan has completed that part of the training. which requires the candidate to serve his troop for 1 year. The next level is Brotherhood. Ed . We had three members of our troop that took a week of their summer vacation and went to Big Horn: Ben. Just like in Boy Scouts. Ryan. That has happened because of the adult leadership that is here. Sloan. and have 15 nights of camping. This Troop is successful. and we have a reputation as a very good troop. and Ben please stand. which we just talked about.the mountains not the baseball team. Some day I'm going to sit down and add up all the miles that these adults have put on their vehicles for Scout activities . Will the following Scouts please come forward: Order of the Arrow p Rep "The Order of the Arrow id a Camping Service Organization that is a part of Boy Scouts of America. We will have elections again this January. Will Sloan A. Fourteener ping "Two summers ago we decided as a troop that we would like to take advantage of living dinator beneath the Colorado Rockies . We elected 8 members last January. We began to plan and lead the climbs on some of the Fourteener peaks here in Colorado. you can advance in levels in the Order of the Arrow. Following the week at Big Horn these guys needed to fill out some paperwork. Its members are elected by the members of a Troop. Chris. and gets a star for every 14'nr he climbs after that. and their selection is based on their camping experience. and have a debrief session with me in order to earn there Junior Leader training Shoulder Patch. Ryan M. and service and leadership in the troop. Andrew . Mike E. The first level is Ordeal. and Luke please stand up. Will Jacob. Big Horn is a week long class that is held at Camp Tahosa early in the summer. In order to be elected to the Order of the arrow you must be First Class. We have now climbed 4 or 5 14'rs as a Troop. Ben L. he earns the Fourteener badge. When I took over as Scoutmaster over 2 years ago I did it knowing that I would have a great group of adult Scouters to work with.Junior Leader Training "The best way to learn how to be an effective leader is to participate in Big Horn Training. When a Scout climbs a Fourteener peak. and also pass an oral test.
You can see me about information about that.CM Jerry C-Treasurer Virgie E-CM Kathleen F -Webelos Coord Pat Godwin-Chairman Bernie G-CM Rod H-ASM & High Adventure Coordinator Steve Ingebrigtsen.Rod H Camporee . I will also have the book of requirements that lists what needs to be done to earn the merit badge. and we have funds in the troop to help pay for that training.I would like to take a minute and recognize the adult leaders in this troop: Dave A . Announcements: [Service Patrol (Panthers) goes to the back of the room during this time. Ben H organizes this] Philmont . This is a great opportunity for someone who has limited time and would like to spend 3 to 4 meetings working with the boys. I will have a sign up sheet downstairs that lists several of the merit badges that we would like to see taught. Please consider taking the training next Spring. Luke P gets his 10 year pin. and it would really help me out if you would volunteer to do a job in the troop. "I'm not very good about asking for help.Jeane B and S Finley Air Force Academy Football (or not) October calendars available downstairs Permission Slips available downstairs Please join us for cookies downstairs. Could you all please come up. . "We have some Service Pins for 3 of our Adult leaders. and we are going to be coming to you with a job.QM Jeanne B -Activities Jim C . We still need lots of help. and Paul Mc gets his 12 year pin. We especially need new merit badge Counselors who can challenge these Scouts with new experiences. Jim C gets his 11 year pin.Advancement/Calendar Paul Mc-Eagle Coordinator Jean M-Fundraising Alex P-QM Jeri C -CM(Beads) Carol B -Permission Slips Rick E-CM Steven F-ASM Diane G-CM Bob M -ASM Diane M -CM Luke P -QM Deann W -CM Many of you have offered to help. Ralph M gets his 10 year pin. There is training available. Every meeting during the year we offer 3 or 4 Merit badges. and please look for the Merit badge sign up list. Recently we have been offering the same merit badges over and over and we really need new people. I need an Eaglebound Coordinator who can help coordinate the activities that we do during the meetings with the younger Scouts. We need a new Fundraising Chairman to look for an coordinate the fund raising activities so that we can continue to go on these great trips like we did this summer.ASM Jay C . Many of you have offered me your help.
Colorguard please retire the colors" .Closing: ASPL brings the Service Patrol to the front. Even though we blow out the candle. and his self image improve. but its usually looking back over his shoulder at me as he keeps plodding along under the weight of his backpack. or paddle a canoe just for the thrill of doing it. to swim. He might complain and tell me he's quitting. and he's really not convinced there's really a campsite available ahead He will even get up early to fish. but he'll always get back up. to hike. SM "Its amazing to me what a boy will do when he's challenged. nt "I now declare this Fall 1998 Court of Honor officially closed. He will keep on paddling for hours into the wind and threw the whitecaps even though his shoulders hurt. He might get knocked down with homesickness. the spirit of Scouting will burn brightly in our hearts" "Troop Attention. They wait at the Flags. Guests please rise. Its amazing what a boy will do when he's challenged. He will keep on climbing even when his lungs burn and his legs hurt just to reach the top of a peak. And every day I see his confidence grow a little bit more. Colorguard Attention. and I see him develop a little bit more towards manhood.
On this anniversary we can look at our Troop Flag. Pledge.Color Guard Officer) (Patrol Leaders Council . and goes down to the Scout Shop to purchases the badges we award in events like tonight.Walter S "Tonight. and the History of our Troop. One of the things that you learned as part of earning Scout was the Scout Oath. and as a representative of the Gateway District of the Denver Area Council. Matt and ASPL. You will hear more about the history of Scouting. which has kept us all on the same page over the last several years. as the Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 135. I turn it over to you”. Advancement in Rank Scout . Steve has also published the monthly Troop Calendar. just like our Troop.History of Scouting. of the Boy Scouts of America. There are many adventures represented in these ribbons and banners. Before we get started I would like to take a minute to thank Steve. the theme of our Court of Honor is the History of Scouting. David Ullrick. you have taken your first step down the Scouting Trail. Scout Oath (Nick A .Color Guard) Opening . Steve (applause).David U (Bring up the Scouts getting Scout) "Gentlemen. Tonight. You can see that this ribbon has seen a lot. Gentlemen. This is the 90th Anniversary of Scouting in the United States. Steve has kept all the advancement records. The Court of Honor is our opportunity to recognize the Scouts in our troop who have met the criteria for advancement. who is stepping down after 4 years as Advancement Chairman for Troop 135. Thank you. please light the candle representing the Spirit of Scout” Flag Ceremony SPL. History of Troop 135 COURT OF HONOR Advancement Chairmen “As the Advancement Chairman for Troop 135." Scout Master Introduction . Call in Color Guard. Here is one from 1966 where our Troop was awarded Honor Unit at Fall Round Up. Scout Law. could you please lead these Scouts in the Scout Oath and the Scout Law" Matt . I hereby open the Winter 2001 Court of Honor. and see the history that it contains.Call the Troop to Order. and the history of Troop 135 during the rest of this Court of Honor."Scout Sign" . which we call the "big book". Scouts working on Communication Merit Badge will be the presenters for this Court of Honor.SM “Welcome to our Winter Court of Honor. and celebrate their achievements in Scouting.
(new Scouts repeat) to do my duty. Brave. Throughout the years it has given Scouts advice on things from Camping to Service Projects. In the 1960's the Camporee. and more interesting and challenging activities. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations.Daniel P "Today. "Could the parents of these gentlemen please line up behind them. to God and my Country. Thrifty. (repeat) To keep my self physically strong. Friendly. Congratulations. (repeat) mentally awake. In 1912. things that would make "Uncle Dan" proud. Kind.Alex M . and I look forward as you begin your journey down the Scouting Trail. lets give them a hand” First Class . All of this advice can be used to help earn the rank of Second Class. Helpful. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations.Danny J. "Scouts who achieve Tenderfoot have gotten their first taste of Scouting. Scouts who achieve Tenderfoot must go on at least one campout and use the skills like cooking and knot tying. which we all went to last Fall. lets give them a hand”. Tenderfoot ."On my Honor. (repeat) To help other people at all times.“Will you please join me in the Scout Law. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations. lets give them a hand” Star . Loyal. Obedient. One of those activities is the Camporee. was called the Camp-O-Rally. and Reverent”. Keep up the good work. more responsibility. Cheerful. (repeat) and to obey the Scout Law. a camping event we participate in with other Troops in the Gateway Council. Here on our Troop flag is the ribbon from the Camp-O-Rally in 1969 in honor of these outdoor skills. We have several ribbons on our Troop Flag from both the Camp-O-Rally. Clean.Martin G "The Scouts who tonight earn the Rank of First Class are now ready for harder camping. Daniel Carter Beard was an early supporter of Scouting who taught Scouts outdoor skills. and morally straight. and the Camporee. (repeat)" David U . A Scout is Trustworthy. Boys Life is received by Scouts all over the United States. Courteous. the first issue of Boys Life was published. Second Class . I will do my best.
________________________________________________________ 2. and ____________ and their Parents please come forward: “Congratulations. we must work as a group for 3 hours on projects that improve camp property. which we now call the Scout Show. Our Troop started in the 1960's a Belmar Elementary School here in Lakewood. Another example of Community service seen with several ribbons on our Troop Flag is the Ranch Award. Bernie G. I think the easiest way to award these merit badges is to have each Scout come up as they are called to receive all of the Merit Badges they have earned.SPL and the ASPL’s SM . (SPL and ASPLs READ MERIT BADGE CARDS) Service Stars (??) Special Awards (??) 1."We have ___________ Merit Badges to award tonight. They come in a wide variety of flavors. you must have worked 6 hours on Community Service Projects. and make new ones. Fred R. including the United States where it started in 1910. Merit Badges are an opportunity to experience something new and different. Lord Baden-Powell thought Community Service was really important in the Scouting Program. One of the many things we have done is fill in old trails. DeeAnn W. In order to earn the rank of Life. Rick U. Please help me thank them by giving them a round of applause. lets give them a hand” Merit Badges . That movement has spread around the world. Sandra U. We have continued to have a booth in the Scout Show for over 40 years! The Star rank signifies a Scout moving toward the highest goal in Scouting. In order for a Troop to receive the Ranch Award while at Summer Camp. and the others who I'm sure I've missed. and cover many topics and skills. Will the following Scouts and their Parents please come forward: Congratulations.David U "Community Service plays a major part in Scouting. the Rank of Eagle. and you can see that its also important in earning the rank of Life. lets give them a hand” Life . and I would like to thank several of the adults in our troop who have acted as Merit Badge Counselors including Lisa C. We have been working on several new merit badges that we haven’t done in this Troop before. "Will ______________. Jerry C. On our Troop Flag we have a ribbon from 1969 for the Scouting Expo. ________________________________________________________ ."Lord Robert Baden-Powell founded Scouting in 1907 and started the Boy Scout Movement in Great Britain.
If the original Boy Scouts of Troop 135 were here to see what their Troop has become I think they would be impressed. ________________________________________________________ Friends of Scouting Presentation .3.“David. and many wonderful memories.______________________________________ Announcements SPL . ____________________________________________________ 5._____________________________________________________ Closing . ____________________________________________________ 2. Its full of campfires. As we look into the future we see many more campfires. and stories and wonderful memories. if you look up at that Troop Flag you can see the history of Troop 135. stories.” "As Advancement Chairman for Troop 135. SPL . ____________________________________________________ 4. I officially close this Winter 2001 Court of Honor". There is over 30 years of history represented in that flag. ____________________________________________________ 3.Tanner H So. will you and your color guard please retire the colors.“Please join us downstairs for punch and cookies .“Before the closing. (BLOW OUT CANDLE) Advancement Chairmen . we have a few announcements” 1.
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