TROOP 45 PARENTS NIGHT 25 Jun 97

PREOPENING (7:00)

OPENING (7:15)

SPL: (front and center, make Sign)

"Please rise for the American Flag."

"Color Guard, Post"

(color guard posts colors)

"Scout Salute.... I pledge allegiance..."

"Scout Sign..... On my honor....."

"Color Guard dismissed." (color guard retreats.)

"Please be seated."

WELCOME

SPL: "I would now like to introduce our Troop Committee Chairman, Mr. Collins."

TCC: (Welcoming remarks)

INDUCTION OF NEW SCOUTS

(SM and SPL front and center)

SM: (Introductory remarks) "...Mr. Lynch, please present the candidates."

(ASPL brings new scouts forward and aligns them across the front of the hall.)

ASPL: "Mr. Brown, these boys have met the requirements for membership in the Boy Scouts of America and wish to join Troop 45."

SM: "Thank you Mr. Lynch. Mr. Kinlaw, please administer the Scout Oath."

SPL: (make sign) "Scout Sign.... On my honor...."

SPL: "In joining with us as Scouts you have pledged to live by the Scout Law. The Troop Bugler will now give the Twelve Points of the Scout Law."

Bugler: "A Scout is Trustworthy." (Galen echoes with description.)

...... all twelve points

SM: "You have taken the Scout Oath and you have heard the Scout Law. I congratulate you on choosing to join us and I welcome you to the Troop and to the worldwide brotherhood of Scouts. I charge you to strive to live up to the ideals of Scouting."

Bugler: As I call your name, please come forward to receive your membership card and take your place with the troop."

Bugler: (call names; give card to SPL)

SPL: (hand out cards, Scout Handshake)

SM: (Scout Handshake)

SCOUTMASTER'S REPORT

SM: (Remarks leading to recognition of contributors and introduction of ASMs...... Thank you Mr. Kinlaw.)

SKIT

SPL: "Gavin Brown, Jack Nelson..... have a little entertainment for you."

(skit)

COURT OF HONOR

SPL: "Mr. Collins, will you please open our Court of Honor?"

TCC: "By the authority vested in me by the Daniel Webster Council of the Boys Scouts of America, I declare this Court of Honor open for the purpose of recognizing the achievements of the Scouts of Troop 45."

SM: (introduces Chairman of Board of Review and conducts CoH)

(TF, SC, FC, Life, MB)

SPL: "Mr. Collins will you please close our Court of Honor?"

TCC: (any remarks plus closing)

HISTORIAN'S REPORT

SPL: "Russell Richardson, our troop Historian, now has a report on our activities of the past few months."

Historian: (report)

SPL: "Thank you, Russell."

POPCORN SALE PRESENTATIONS

SPL: "Mr. Meador, who ran this year's Popcorn Sale, has a special presentation."

Mr. Meador: (any remarks and presentation of gift certificates)

NECKERCHIEF PRESENTATION

SM: (remarks on significance of neckerchief, and introduction of Peter Harp, designer of our new Troop neckerchief.)

(Peter Harp comes forward bringing box of Neckerchieves.)

Bugler: "Mr. Collins, in recognition of your long and continuing service to Troop 45, we would like to present you with the first Troop 45 distinctive neckerchief."

(Peter Harp presents Neckerchief to Mr. Collins; Mr. Collins displays neckerchief to audience and then dons.)

Bugler: "Dr. Haseman, in commemoration of your service to the troop, and in recognition of your recent induction as Chairman of the Sunapee District, the Troop would like to present you with its new distinctive neckerchief."

(Peter Harp presents Neckerchief to Dr. Haseman.)

Bugler: "Falcon Patrol, please come forward to receive your neckerchieves." (Falcon Patrol lines up and Peter Harp gives a Neckerchief and Quality Unit Patch to each member.)

Bugler: "Dragon Patrol, ...."

"Beaver Patrol, ...."

"Wolverine Patrol, ...."

"Tigershark Patrol, ...."

"Hawk Patrol, ...."

"Viper Patrol, ...."

"Wolf Patrol, ...."

"Scoutmasters, ...."

INDUCTION OF NEW OFFICERS

SM: (Remarks and Introduction of new SPL and ASPL)

(Old SPL and ASPL present patches to New SPL and ASPL)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPL (new): "Before we close, are there any announcements?"

CLOSING

SPL: "Please rise for the closing ceremony."

"Scout Sign.... A Scout is Trustworthy,...."

"Everyone is invited to join us for our closing Circle of Friendship."

(circle up)

SM: (Scoutmaster's Minute)

SPL: (benediction)