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Scoutmasters’ minutes

HOW WE STARTED

What I know in 60 seconds

It is a privilege to serve as the Scoutmaster for Troop 156 Boys, steeped in rich history in Ramstein. With three sons in the troop, I am fully dedicated to mentoring, guiding youth by the principles of the Scout Oath and Law, and supporting them as they evolve into leaders who make moral and ethical choices in their lives.

Supported by a strong and passionate committee, we foster a scout-led troop. Our mission is simple: train them, trust them, let them lead—the essence of Lord Baden-Powell’s original vision for scouting.

YIS,

Truett Sanchez, Scoutmaster

Troop 156 Boys

ramsteinscouts156@gmail.com

Scouting builds CHARACTER and instills VALUES for a LIFETIME.

Setting a course for adventure.

Scouts BSA is the traditional Scouting experience where youth ages 11-17 can have amazing adventures in the great outdoors, develop a love of service by volunteering in their community, boost leadership skills through fun and exciting challenges, and create memories of a lifetime!

For more than 100 years, Scouts BSA has helped create generations of leaders and outstanding citizens by providing young people with the opportunity to explore their interests, serve their communities, and discover new talents through youth-led activities like hiking, camping, and volunteering!

SERVICE

Scouting builds leaders. Former Scouts serve on the boards of global corporations, walk the halls of the White House, and have been known to go hiking on the moon occasionally. Life lessons learned in Scouting will help all of its members make good decisions throughout life.

Leadership development

As leaders, Scouts are taught to listen carefully to the ideas of their peers, to be fair, flexible, and organized, to follow up on assignments, to delegate when necessary, be quick to encourage or praise for a job well done, to know when to ask for help, to accept criticism as a gift, and most of all, to have fun.

PERSONAL GROWTH

The Scout slogan is Do a Good Turn Daily. That means doing something to help others each day without expecting anything in return. It implies that Scouts learn to do their part in caring for the community and the environment.

Advancements and Awards


Advancement is the Scouts BSA method of promoting and encouraging ongoing involvement and commitment to keep youth engaged in the adventure! Scouts progress from rank to rank as they work their way up to Eagle Scout.

MERIT BADGES

Learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are over 135 merit badges covering a variety of subjects. From archery and wilderness survival to environmental science and robotics to cooking and theater, there’s something for everyone!

EAGLE SCOUT

The Eagle Scout award is the highest rank available. It is a prestigious and rewarding accomplishment known for the amount of work and dedication required to achieve it. Start your journey today!