Roundtable Staff Objectives

Roundtables are a form of commissioner service and supplemental training for volunteers at all levels. The objective of roundtables is to give leaders program ideas; information on policy, events, and training opportunities; and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. The roundtable commissioner and staff demonstrate elements of a model meeting that leaders may use as a pattern for their own meetings. The roundtable experience will inspire, motivate, and enable unit leaders to provide a stronger program for their Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Webelos and Boy Scouts.

Meeting Times:

Monthly from September to May

The First Thursday night of the month

7 PM - 8 PM

Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church, Danville VA

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Monday, September 27, 2010

RAILROADING MERIT BADGE

As you may know, The Railroading Merit Badge was offered at the Danville Science Center this past Saturday September 25, 2010. With the assistance of seven other National Model Railroad Associations members, thirteen Boy Scouts participated and PASSED the badge's requirements. Congratulations to the following scouts:
 
Evan Adkins            Troop 300
Matthew Compton    Troop 300
Michael Compton     Troop 300
Taylor Gibson          Troop 300
Caleb Keen             Troop 300
Daniel Shelton         Troop 300
James Watson        Troop 300
Patrick Woodard     Troop 300
Dawson Poteat        Troop 372
Edward Slaughter    Troop 372
Bennett Sowers       Troop 372
Andrew Wiles          Troop 372
KeTan Pandya        Troop 374
 
Yours in Scouting
Don Jennings
Railroading Merit Badge Counselor
Director NMRA  Mid East Region
Liaison to the Boy Scouts
for Railroading Merit Badge

Friday, September 3, 2010

10-10-2010 Danville Area’s Third CROP Hunger Walk

Hunger and poverty are rampant in our world, and something can and must be done about them. Our local CROP Hunger Walk is a great place to start. For a few miles, friends and neighbors will be coming together to end hunger, One Step at a Time. 

On Sunday, October 10th at 3.p.m. Danville's 3rd CROP Hunger Walk will be held to show our love and active concern for neighbors in need. By our sponsored walking we'll be raising funds to change the world in real & measurable ways -- digging wells that will bring clean water to cities; providing seeds & tools so people can grow their own food; helping communities & families rebuild after disasters like Hurricane Katrina : with CROP walks we ARE making a difference. Offering both a 1K & a 5K we'll start and end at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church where we will offer water & snacks, live entertainment and an opportunity to shop at a SERRV Sale (fair trade gift goods). Supporting our local God's Storehouse, we hope you'll step up or sponsor, but join in the effort. 

Our KICK-OFF party will be held at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. where you will be able to come and collect your materials. 
For more information email us at danvillecropwalk@yahoo.com or search for "Danville Area CROP Walk" on Facebook. 

Marie-Louise Crane2010 Danville Area CROP Hunger Walk Planning Team Recruitment Chair

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Roundtable September 2010


OPENING/WELCOME (7pm)

Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Welcome

Calendar (7:05)

Current Month

  • Tonight: Leader Specific Training during breakout
  • 8th: OA Chapter Meeting
  • 9th: District Committee Meeting
  • 13th: Online Popcorn Orders are due by 5pm
  • 18th: Super Saturday Training Blitz - Barry Thompson
  • 24th: Popcorn Sales begin, Units pick up popcorn at Dan Valley Warehouse from 12-5pm, POPS Team meet at warehouse at 9am.
  • 25th: Railroad Merit Badge Class
  • 28th: Scout Night at Chick-Fil-A on Riverside Drive - Bill Oswald
  • 30th: Leader Specific Training - Barry Thompson

Following Month

  • 2nd: Spookoree - Brett Jackson or Bill Oswald
  • 7th: Roundtable - Scouts Service for the Handicapped
  • 10th: CROP Hunger Walk - Marie-Louise Crane 770-0136, This will support God's Storehouse the BS can participate. Please contact Mrs. Crane for more information.
  • 16th: Piedmont Mall Scouting Open House - Bill Oswald

Commissioner Fun (7:15) If time allows

To Maintain A Healthy Level Of Insanity

1.. At Lunch Time, Sit In Your Parked Car With Sunglasses on and point a Hair Dryer At Passing Cars. See If They slow Down.

2. Page Yourself Over The Intercom. Don't Disguise Your Voice!

3. Every Time Someone Asks You To Do Something, ask If They Want Fries with that.

4. Put Decaf In The Coffee Maker For 3 Weeks . Once Everyone has Gotten Over Their Caffeine Addictions, Switch to Espresso.

6. Skip down the hall Rather Than Walk and see how many looks you get.

7. Order a Diet Water whenever you go out to eat, with a serious face.

8. Specify That Your Drive-through Order Is 'To Go'.

9. Sing Along At The Opera.

10. Five Days In Advance, Tell Your Friends You Can't Attend Their Party Because You have a headache.

11. When The Money Comes Out The ATM, Scream 'I Won! I Won!'

12. When Leaving the Zoo, Start Running towards the Parking lot, Yelling 'Run For Your Lives! They're Loose!'

13. Tell Your Scouts on the next Campout, 'Due To The Economy, We Are Going To Have To Let One Of You Go.'

Boy Scout [and Cub Scout] Program (7:20)

Commissioners Roll Call

  • Make sure everyone has signed roll sheet and checked for email and phone numbers.

Commissioners Guest

  • JD Emerson will do a presentation on Scuba Diving in Danville

Commissioners Minute (8:10)

Our Charge

Paul the Apostle made this charge to a young man that he had taken under his wing: Love others, keep a clean mind and live by faith. He was giving this young man three principle that he could use to guide his life and our scouts can use these same principles. Love others by helping others at all times, being trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, and brave. He can keep a clean mind by being clean in what he reads, clean in what he listens to and always being mentally awake to the dangers in this world around him. He can live by faith by being reverent and in his duty to God and living by the principles laid down in his word. Charge your scouts to do these things, but remember, your examples is the best teacher.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Roundtable

Roundtable
Tomorrow Night
Saint Lukes United Methodist Church
Starts at 7pm sharp be out by 8:15pm
Park between bank and church, come in side entrance.
Theme: Scuba Diving in Danville
Speaker: JD Emerson
Look forward to seeing you there.

David - Roundtable Commissioner

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