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Troop Goals

  Troop 2860 Goals (2016-2017)   
Quality Unit Award - 100% Boy’s Life and Re-charter. 

Calendar Planning - Organize and communicate a clear annual plan. Design program to provide at least one Troop-level campout or similar activity per month through the year.

Advancement - Encourage each Scout through Life to advance at least one(1) rank per year. Monitor scouts for active participation in leadership roles required for rank. 

Troop Membership Growth - Maintain an active WEBELOS recruiting program and encourage participation in Den Chief Programs, etc.. Conduct a "WEBELOS University
" to provide introduction to Troop, and focus one camp-out per year on WEBELOS Dens. 

Community Service - Participate in the Cosby Road Clean twice a year, Participate in the Woodlake SCRUB "Swift Creek Reservoir Urban Betterment" Annual Shoreline Cleanup, Participate in Scouting for Food to benefit "Feedmore" the CENTRAL VIRGINIA FOOD BANK. And to always i
ncrease opportunities, provide quality service, and maintain commitments.

High Adventure Programs - Maintain elective participation in New River, High Knoll, Claytor Lake, SeaBase, Philmont, Northern Tier or similar programs.

Improve Ceremony - At scheduled meetings and activities, and community ceremonies.

Junior Leader Training - Maintain participation in available programs such as Buckskin and Junior Leader Training; and place scouts in positions of responsibility. Encourage participation in Buckskin by upcoming leaders and fill all available slots.

Order of the Arrow Participation - Increase participation in semi-annual Ordeal ceremonies, Fellowships, Conclaves and service projects. Encourage Ordeal members to move to Brotherhood. 

Religious Award Program - Encourage participation in faith-based recognition programs. 

Maintain a Troop 2860 Website - Site should reflect current rosters, calendars and information regarding troop activities, while maintaining personal information in the strictest confidence. 

Increase Backpacking Experience - Develop a program that provides a backpacking experience as an option for the troop at least twice a year.

Establish and maintain Venture Patrol(s) - Develop Venture Patrol program to encourage participation of older scouts. Patrols are geared to high school aged scouts (STAR/15). 

Engage Eagle Scouts - Scouts reaching Eagle rank will be encouraged to maintain participation as Junior Assistant Scoutmasters (JASMs) until age 18.

Encourage Exposure to Local/Regional History - At least once per year plan an outing to a historically significant location.

Troop Alumni Recognition – Celebrate significant Troop milestones.  Example: 20 year anniversary

Event Fee Planning – Opportunities for scouts to earn Scout Account funds will be offered when Scout costs for an event exceeds $50.