April 12 – OA Elections and Cyber Chip

On April 12th, Troop 505 will meet at the American Legion in Chapel Hill, NC.

At 7 pm we will have Order of the Arrow nominations and elections.

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Following elections, Scouts will earn the BSA Cyber Chip which covers cyberbullying, cell phone use, texting, blogging, gaming, and identity theft. Earning this badge is required for Scout and Star Scout ranks.

The requirements differ by grade range and each Scout must complete an assignment with their parent or guardian to receive the award. The homework is listed below. Please complete this in the next week or so. We will complete the other requirements at the meeting April 12th.

Grades 6-8 Cyber Chip Requirements
Homework: 

  • Write and sign a personalized contract with your parent or guardian that outlines rules for using the computer and mobile devices, including what you can download, what you can post, and consequences for inappropriate use.

Grades 9-12 Cyber Chip Requirements

  • Write and sign a personalized contract with your parent or guardian that outlines rules for using the computer and mobile devices, including what you can download, what you can post, and consequences for inappropriate use.
  • Discuss with your parents the benefits and potential dangers teenagers might experience when using social media. Give examples of each.

Here are two resources which may be helpful for creating the personalized contract:

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