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Postby wagionvigil » Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:05 am

i like to look at the Troop Web sites posted by our members. I have found some very good ones and some iffy ones. I would suggest that members take a look at these sites and if they find anything against BSA policy bring it up here for discussion.
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Postby West » Thu Feb 17, 2005 2:59 pm

http://www.scouttroops.org/mi/bsa/111/

Feel free to check it out. Not much to comment on though. I've started it and I'm working slowly on it, and trying to teach a couple of the kids how to do it as well, so they can take it over.

I also made this one, http://www.sos.mtu.edu/tesa. Unfortuantly it's only been sporaticly updated since I left, and not well.
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Postby OldGreyBear » Thu Feb 17, 2005 4:24 pm

I, of course, am partial to this site, I wonder why

http://www.troop362.com/
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Postby Bluesuit16 » Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:28 pm

This is the website of the Troop I serve as an ASM.

www.geocities.com/troop-70/

Let me know what you think.
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Postby OldGreyBear » Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:59 pm

Bluesuit,

it is my understanding that having mandatory attedance policies is against BSA policy, as is the requirement for having to have a uniform. Please cite references for these rules and I will apologize
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Postby cballman » Thu Feb 17, 2005 6:17 pm

ok guys our troop now has a website it has been up for about a week now and I have nothing to do with this. but its a start.


www.bsatroop41.org

Check it out :lol:
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Postby t305spl » Thu Feb 17, 2005 8:05 pm

My wonderful, fantastic troop site:(Im not affliated with this)
www.geocities.com/pack305boyscouts/
(ohh forgot to tell you the links dont work)smart

mine is partial:
www.escoutz.com/troop305plc/
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Postby optimist » Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:09 am

My troop's web site: http://www.bsatroop108.org/

Since we are so small I did all the ground work on getting it up but I've finally had a Scout suggest interest in working on the site and I'm looking forward to working with him on it :)
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Postby Scouting179 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 12:54 pm

The most common thing I've seen on troop web sites that violates the BSA policies is naming a youth by first and last name. Once they turn 18, it's okay. You're supposed to use first name only or first name and initial of last name. Other than that, be sure to keep everything in the scouting spirit.
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Postby diamondbackAPL » Tue Apr 12, 2005 7:50 pm

our troop doesn't have a website, but I want to start one for the communications MB requirement.(kill two birds with one stone.)
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Postby ASM-142 » Wed Apr 13, 2005 7:44 am

diamondbackAPL wrote:our troop doesn't have a website, but I want to start one for the communications MB requirement.(kill two birds with one stone.)

You can also use this opportunity for the Computers MB.
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Postby evmori » Wed Apr 13, 2005 9:50 am

Scouting179 wrote:The most common thing I've seen on troop web sites that violates the BSA policies is naming a youth by first and last name. Once they turn 18, it's okay. You're supposed to use first name only or first name and initial of last name. Other than that, be sure to keep everything in the scouting spirit.


Actually, there aren't any BSA policies regarding this. Only guidelines. However, not using the last name of the youth members is a good idea.
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Postby Scouting179 » Wed Apr 13, 2005 9:53 am

You're right, these are our council guidelines. But they make common sense and are in line with general Youth Protection standards.
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Postby BM_Crawford » Wed Apr 13, 2005 2:50 pm

We name people on ours aswell however it's an online forum and you can't view anything unless your name is accepted by myself. And you can't get accepted unless you send me an email notification giving me evidence that you are related to the troop.
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Postby Scouting179 » Thu Apr 14, 2005 7:35 am

Here's ours:

http://members.cox.net/scouting179/

It's a combined Pack/Troop/Crew site.
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Postby GonnabeEagle » Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:34 pm

My troop's website is awesome! It was created and is managed by a computer graphics artist. It has many troop photos from campouts and other activities, music in the background, and numerous troop updates! Check it out at http://www.troop-772.org/! Glad to be of service!

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Postby ICanCanoeCanU » Tue Jul 19, 2005 6:47 am

Our troop has a website as well but only the front page is open to anyone without a password for protection purposes. We use it more as an information network for members in the troop.
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Postby Billiken » Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:17 am

Scouting179 wrote:Here's ours:

http://members.cox.net/scouting179/

It's a combined Pack/Troop/Crew site.


Great site, Scouting179. :)
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Postby SM-890 » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:01 am

I would really appreciate a good review of our website. We are a brand new troop with 7 Tenderfoot scouts. I started the site, but hope to be ble to turn it over to a scout as soon as possible.

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Postby wagionvigil » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:36 am

Did you get release forms from all the scouts parents? To post an image or name of any one under 18 you need a release form.
The site is a good site. The only problem I have seen with troop sites is they sometime do not get updated as things happen or change.
Keep it current and it will work for you.
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