Troop Meeting Activity Ideas

Ideas generated by PLC scout leaders at PLC Planning in June 2017
Monthly Theme Ideas (# of votes):
Movies 13 – Popcorn and Movie night
Video Games 8 – Bring Your Own anything, competitions
Rockets 8 –  Bottle rockets, homemade rockets, coke and Mentos, water rockets, kit
VR 8 – Bryson
Construction Projects/Engineering 8 – Spaghetti tower, Bridges, Newspaper
Legos 7 – Building, Challenges
Food/Cooking 7 – See activities list
Drones 7 – Invite Club, Talk about, Flying, Racing
Card/Magic Tricks/Games 4 – Demo from Expert, Teaching others, showcase
Fishing 7 – Out of scout meeting
Ping Pong 6 – Ask John, tournament
YouTube 6 – Cat videos, Whiteboard Videos, In a nutshell
Board Games 6
Cardboard Warfare 6 – Making shields and weapons, battle royal
Biking 6 – Trail, Long distance, Urban, Off road, Merit Badge
Mixed Martial Arts 5 – Boltz’ demo, videos
Chess 5 – Competitions, Tournaments, Strategies, Chess expert
Robotics 5 – HS robotics team,
Sports 5 – Ultimate, Soccer, Polo, Capture, check gym’s supplies, badminton
Karaoke 3 – Thomas/Wyatt
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One Time Activities:
Dodgeball 13 – New balls, competition
Capture the Flag 11 – Sports
Ultimate Frisbee 8 – Sports
Smash tournament 8 – Video Games
Ice Cream 7 – Social, Coldstone, Making your own
Mentos and Coke 7 – Rockets
Carl’s Cooking Show (random foods) 6
Eating Contest 5
Chili Cook Off 5
Water Balloon Toss 5 – Summer
Rap Battle 4
Paracord Craft 4 – Survival Bracelets, Monkey’s Fist
Hot Sauce Challenge 3
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Scouting Activities:
Eagle Alumni 13
Trailer Clean Up 12 – Empty all out
Church Service 11 – Gardening, ask for ideas
QM Clean Up 7 – Cook Kits, Trailer, Tent Check, Massive Cleanout
Eagle Required Merit Badge 6 – Communications, Personnel Management, Family Life, Citizen Community, Emergency Prep
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Trips:
Sleeping in Box 13 – Ben, Homeless simulation
Trampoline Park  9
High Adventure 7
Canoe Trip 7
ATV 6
Minimalist Camping 5
Cliff Jumping 5
Ski Trip 5
More Basecamp 4 – 2/4 Trips
Indian Lore MB trip to Mille Lacs Indian Museum