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Re: [Scouter_T] Fw: NEW Tour Plan

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  • Robbie DeYoung
    Are you doing any aquatics or climbing? ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 45 , May 12, 2012
      Are you doing any aquatics or climbing?
      On May 12, 2012 4:09 PM, <CubScoutDen@...> wrote:

      > **
      > It won't let me make a tour plan without someone certified in CPR. When
      > was
      > that added? I have no idea if anyone in our pack or troop has that
      > training and the troop camps every month pretty much.
      > Lisa
      > Mom to 3 boys
      > Pack Trainer
      > Assistant Scoutmaster
      > District Vice Chair, Program
      > District Training Team
      > Bear Den Leader
      > and a good ole Bobwhite too!
      > In a message dated 5/12/2012 2:48:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
      > troop555eaglescout@... writes:
      > ----- Forwarded Message -----
      > From: Ben Ward <_troop555eaglescout@..._
      > (mailto:troop555eaglescout@...) >
      > To:
      > Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2012 2:44 PM
      > Subject: NEW Tour Plan
      > Tour and Activity Plan Now Available
      > The Tour and Activity Plan is now available for use on MyScouting.org. To
      > access this application, click on the 'Tour and Activity Plan' link under
      > 'Unit Tools'. Please remember that only unit leaders have access to the
      > Tour
      > and Activity Plan.
      > An informative training video has been developed on how to use the new
      > Tour and Activity Plan application. It can be found here. The Tour and
      > Activity Plan FAQ page can also be viewed here. Please contact your local
      > council
      > with any questions or concerns.
      > _http://scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/TourPlanFAQ.aspx_
      > (http://scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/TourPlanFAQ.aspx)
      > What, if any, transition period is available?
      > A. If you previously completed a tour plan, it is still valid. You should
      > start using the updated tour and activity plan immediately; all other
      > paper
      > versions are obsolete.
      > Q. Why can�t I see tour and activity plans on my MyScouting account?
      > A. The most common reason for not seeing tour and activity plans in your
      > MyScouting account is that your member ID is not attached to your
      > MyScouting
      > account profile. Please contact the National Service Desk for assistance
      > at 972-580-2267. A second common reason is that your registration
      > (position
      > code) does not support the permission for the application. The application
      > is not available to individuals registered only as merit badge counselors,
      > Scout parents, or Tiger Cub adult partners. Please contact your unit
      > leadership if you would like to update your unit position. Click here for
      > a list
      > of unit positions with tour and activity plan access.
      > _http://www.scouting.org/f
      > ilestore/pdf/Tour_Plan_Unit_Position_Access_Jan2012.pdf_
      > (
      > http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/Tour_Plan_Unit_Position_Access_Jan2012.pdf)
      > Is there a training program to show me how to complete the tour and
      > activity plan online?
      > A. Yes, please watch this interactive video if you are have questions.
      > Watch video now. (Download video )
      > Q. When do I need to complete a tour and activity plan?
      > A. Times when a tour and activity plan must be submitted for council
      > review include the following:
      > * Trips of 500 miles or more; or
      > * Trips outside of council borders (exception: not to your council-owned
      > property); or
      > * Trips to any national high-adventure base, national Scout jamboree,
      > National Order of the Arrow Conference, the Summit Bechtel Reserve, or a
      > regionally sponsored event; or
      > * When conducting any of the following activities outside of council or
      > district events:
      > * Aquatics activities (swimming, boating, floating, scuba, etc.)
      > * Climbing and rappelling
      > * Orientation flights (process flying plan)
      > * Shooting sports
      > * Any activities involving motorized vehicles as part of the program
      > (snowmobiles, boating, etc.); or
      > * At a council's request (Contact your local council for additional
      > guidelines or regulations concerning tour and activity plans; many have
      > set
      > guidelines for events or activities within council boundaries such as for
      > Cub
      > Scout overnight camping.)
      > Regardless, the tour and activity plan is an excellent tool that should be
      > included in preparation for all activities, even those not requiring it.
      > It guides a tour leader through itineraries, travel arrangements, two-deep
      > leadership, supervision qualifications, and transportation.
      > The link below is for the new tour plan.
      > _http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/680-014.pdf_
      > (http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/680-014.pdf)
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    • DAVID
      Using one of the local city parks with a well established orienteering couse has worked well for us. Also, check with local military bases to see if they have
      Message 45 of 45 , Jun 27, 2012
        Using one of the local city parks with a well established orienteering couse has worked well for us.

        Also, check with local military bases to see if they have any orienteering or land navigation courses that can be used.

        --- In scouter_t@yahoogroups.com, Richard <athos@...> wrote:
        > What are some examples of hikes that have been set up to help scouts achieve the 2nd class requirement of 5-mile hike with map and compass?
        > Sent from Richard's phone
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