scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Troop Report card and Junior Leader evaluations?
golden cliff (c60clg1@CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Tue Aug 01 2000 - 17:18:49 CDT
I've been away on a Scouting trip this past week, so I haven't been up on
all the recent threads.
We use a Troop Report Card in our troop, but not to evaluate individual
boys, we use it for our Scouts to evaluate the troop.
We use our "Troop Report Card" at our annual weekend Patrol Leaders
retreat as a way of evaluating the troop, and what we need to do better as
a leadership team.
We go over the methods and aims plus a few other catagories, then rate
them A through F on the report card.
Each member of the PLC fills out their own report card for the troop. They
are then combined and averaged together for collective report card.
We discuss the results and how we can improve areas that need attention.
Basically we use the Troop Report Card as a method for evaluating our
troop operation and how effectively we are delivering a Scouting program.
The boys take it pretty seriously and have some excellent discussion
regarding the operation of our troop. It's been a good tool for us.
It helps them to identify specific goals for the coming year.
It stresses to the boys, before they begin planning our annual program,
that Scouting has a definate set of aims, and that our calendar is a means
we use to arrive there, not an end in itself.
Scoutmaster Troop 33