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About Troop 442

Troop 442 is a BSA chartered troop through the Christ Methodist Church in Sugar Land.

Scouting Program Objectives

Scouting provides youth and families a proven program to develop character, citizenship, and fitness. These are called the “Aims of Scouting.”

  • Character Development
  • Citizenship Training
  • Personal Fitness

Scouting Trains Adults as well as Youth

  • Scouting trains ADULTS how to work with YOUTH from ages 6 through 20 using a curriculum of objectives and program materials.
  • The curriculum includes activities and challenges for both BOYS and GIRLS from Kindergarten through Age 18 and YOUNG MEN & WOMEN from Ages 14 through 20.

Methods Of Scouts BSA

The Troop Leader Guidebook compares the eight methods of Scouts BSA to an eight-cylinder engine: “When all eight pistons are firing, the car moves powerfully yet smoothly toward its destination. When a few pistons get fouled, the car lurches haltingly along. When only one or two pistons are firing, you might as well get out and walk.”

  • Ideals – reciting the Scout Oath, Law, motto, and slogan
  • Patrols – small group activities reinforce teamwork and teaches youth to accept responsibility
  • Outdoors – skills and activities practiced at troop meetings come alive with purpose Advancement – at their own pace; overcomes challenges; rewarded for achievement, gain self-confidence
  • Advancement – at their own pace; overcomes challenges; rewarded for achievement, gain self-confidence
  • Adult Association – learn from examples set by adult leaders; practice speaking with non-parent adults, which improves self-confidence
  • Personal Growth – Good Turn Daily – give back; participate in community service projects; religious emblems program allow for spiritual growth
  • Leadership Development – learn and practice leadership skills; helps a scout accept the leadership roles of others and guides them toward the citizenship aim of Scouting
  • Uniform – creates a positive youth image; demonstrates commitment; identity in a world brotherhood of youth who believe in the same ideals

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