Troop Outings - Planning Schedule


  • PLC Planning Reminders:

    • Adult and Scout Coordinators should attend the three PLC meetings prior to the outing

    • 3 PLC Meetings prior: introduce outing to PLC; give them an overview of the outing and discuss ideas for outing activities and troop meeting activities (activities that will help the scouts prepare for the outing)

    • 2 PLC Meetings prior: review ideas from prior meeting; finalize outing agenda and assign planning tasks; decide on troop meeting activities and make assignments

    • 1 PLC Meeting prior: finalize plans for outing and troop meetings

  • Troop Meeting Planning Reminders:

    • 4 weeks prior: hand out permission slips, overview of outing, including basic agenda; review plans for the next three troop meetings

    • 3 weeks prior: turn in permission slips; review outing plans; do activities planned at PLC meetings

    • 2 weeks prior: get list of attendees from Outdoor Chair; do activities planned at PLC meetings

    • 1 week prior: plan menus and duty rosters; do activities planned at PLC meetings

    • Week of outing: final review of plans (have all patrols purchased their food?, does each patrol still have their menus and duty rosters?, review weather forecast – does everyone know what to pack? who's taking the troop trailer?, are there enough adult drivers? who's bringing the materials for the outing activities?)

    • Week after outing: review outing with troop – make list of what went well and what didn't (what should be done differently on the next outing)

  • Adult Coordinator Reminders:
    • After the event, forward the final attendance list (including which adults drove) to the COR and Webmaster.


* Dates tentative pending confirmation