Frequently asked questions we all need answers to!
What is this web site all about?
This is the troop’s informational web site. It’s main function is to keep the Scouts and parents of Troop 483 informed of the latest events and provide links to valuable information. The heart of this site is the Calendar page, you will find our activities, and all information related to the activities, there.
On the Calendar page, you can search for event dates for any month or year you want! This makes scheduling very easy for Scouts and their families.
As a parent, how do I get involved with the Troop 483 activities?
Come to any Monday night meeting! Parents are also welcome to attend the committee meetings as well. There are many ways to get involved and many positions to fill. We are a volunteer organization and appreciate any and all help. There is no better way to be involved with your kids lives than to be a part of Troop 483’s adult leadership.
What is Boy Scouting all about?
For over 100 years, Scouting programs have instilled in youth the values found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.
Where do I buy the Scout Uniform and other scouting paraphernalia?Smiser Scout Center 3450 E. Sierra Madre Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107 626-351-8851 or… Old Baldy Scout Center 4650 E. Arrow Highway Montclair, CA 91763 909-625-4534 or… scoutstuff.org, if you prefer to shop online.
Where can I find Field/Class A and Activities/Class B uniform requirements?
Page five and six of the Parent/Scout handbook. It is available to view, download or print on the Parents page here on this site.
Where do the patches go on the uniform?
Click on the Uniform Inspection link in the Parents page.
Where can I find the Scout Oath, Law and Outdoor Code?
Scroll to the bottom of any page on this site!
Where can I find the Scout Motto and Slogan?
Scout Motto: “Be Prepared” Scout Slogan: “Do a good turn Daily”
Where can I learn how to tie knots?
Check out the Knots link on our Links page
Where do I find permission slips?
Event permission are on the Parents page in Word and PDF formats.
I have an idea for an event I would like to put on. What steps do I need to take?
Click here for a guide to everything necessary to put on a Scout event.
My son has food allergies, what steps need to be taken?
You need to notify his patrol leader, and a senior patrol member right away. You may want to notify the leaders of any outings he goes on as well. Patrol leaders list is here.
How do I become a Trained leader?
Click here to view the requirements.
Where can I find online adult training?
Youth protection and other online adult training can be found here.
Where can I find all BSA training?
For all BSA adult training, click here.