Western Skies: Boy Scouts


Next time one of your scouts is considering that "easy" Eagle Scout Project, let them check out Ian Napoleon's recent project. As he considered ideas, his project went global, much like scouting.

Klondike Derby 2018

Click here for more details on the Klondike Derby. 


Monthly Program Features 2017

Program Feature Troop Calendar Month Roundtable Month
Mentoring January 2017 December 2016
Backpacking February 2017 January 2017
Cycling March 2017 February 2017
Swimming April 2017 March 2017
Rifle Shooting May 2017 April 2017
Pioneering June 2017 May 2017
Technology July 2017 June 2017
Orienteering August 2017 July 2017
Soccer September 2017 August 2017
Project COPE October 2017 September 2017
Winter Camping November 2017 October 2017
Games December 2017 November 2017

*Program features are discussed in Roundtable, as well as in Boys Life and Scouting magazines, the month before they are used as the monthly troop program feature.

Have questions?  Need help?  Contact David Lane, District 18 Boy Scout Vice Chair

Come to NYLT with our district. Attend course #2! Check out the flyer here and then go to this page to register!

Leader Resources

BSA Program Resources Page
LDS Scouting Handbook
Troop Leader Guidebook Volume 1
Troop Leader Guidebook Volume 2
Program Features for Troops, Teams, & Crews Volume 1
Program Features for Troops, Teams, & Crews Volume 2
Program Features for Troops, Teams, & Crews Volume 3
Scoutmaster's Minute Book
Scouting Games
Advancement Guide
Advancement & Awards
Merit Badge Counselor Registration Information
Merit Badge Counselor Resources
Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops
Campfire Programs (PDF) (Excel File Download)
Troop Meeting Plan (PDF) (Excel File Download)
Annual Progarm Planning

Round Table Chairs:

New Scout (11 Yr Old Scouts) Roundtable Chair:
Troy Gowans: risrocks@msn.com

Boy Scout Roundtable Chair:
Brian Young: brianyoungscouting@hotmail.com