TT Primer

We've heard that Troop Track might be confusing to some so we're providing a Primer to help you figure out the things you need to do. It is a work in progress so if you have suggestions or if something doesn't work (privleges vary by user) please let Mr Z know.


Welcome to the Troop


How does the Troop work?

New Scout Guide (Direct Link)          Share > New Scout Guide (Menu Location)


What are the responsibilities of my Troop leadership position?

Troop Leadership Roles                     Share > Leadership Positions


I need to get ready for Scouting what equipment should I have?

Equipment Guide                                Share > Scout Equipment



Your Profile  < Link to Additional Information>


Your 'Profile' is the place to add or update your personal and family information.

This is also the place to keep track of your Rank, Merit Badges, Participation, Leadership and more.


Where Can I find an Address?

Quick Nav (Black Banner at Top) >Members > Select their name


NOTE: Not all users have access to see all information




PLAN your Activities


How do I find and sign up for Events?

Plan > Calendar


What are we doing during the whole year?

Plan > Full Year View (Calendar)


Can I have just the Calendar highlights please?

Plan > Year at a Glance


What documents do I need to Camp?

Plan > Print  Permission Slip




MANAGE Troop Information

 

Who is in my Patrol or in another?

     Manage > Patrols

Leaderhip Role determines access


Where Can I find a Merit Badge Counselor?

     Manage > Members > Merit Badge Counseors

          Each Name has a link to that User


How do I add a new User (Scout / Adult / Leader)

     Manage > Members > (Sub Menu)  Administrator and Key 3 Access Only


Can I add money to a Scout account?

     Manage > Money >  (Sub Menu)  Administrator and Treasurer Only


How do I find out Scout Progress, Participation or Additional Information?

     Manage > Reports  Scoutmaster / ASM and Key 3 Only



COMMUNICATE with Scouts / Leaders / Charter / Parents


Where Can I find a Phone Number or Email Address?

Manage > Communicate > Print Roster

Creates a custom PDF

Manage > Communicate > Contact List 

Displays All Troop Members

Manage > Communicate > Member Spreadsheet      

Creates a Member Text (csv) File


How do I Email or Text someone?

Manage > Communicate > Send an Email 

Email Dialog

Click Member Name Box or Select a mail list (group)

Add a Subject

Address your receipient(s) so they know who you are talking to

"Fred, " "Mr E", or "Buffalo Patrol, "

Manage > Communicate > Send a Text Message

Only Valid if Users have added their Provider




ACHIEVE and be recognized


How many nights of Camping, Miles Hiked, Hours of Service do I have?

Achieve > Hours, Nights and Miles

You can sort by clicking the Header


SM-ASM How are the Scouts Progressing?

Achieve > Rank Book or Merit Badge Book


Advancement Coordination for Rank and Awards?

Achieve > Print Agenda by Scout or Patrol

Advancement Coordinator / Key 3



SHARE Information, Photos, Links and Documents


What has been added to the Troop Track site lately?

Share > Latest Content


 Where are the Photos of the Troop?

Share > Photo Albums


 Where are the Documents about (requirements, achievement, camping, info, notes,...)?

Share > Troop Documents

You can sort by clicking the Header


 Where are the links to more information about...?  (beads, activity, games, resources...)

Share > Recommended Links


 My Patrol has a web page!

Share > Patrol Information


 Can I find out more about the History of the Troop and its Leaders?

Share > History and Biographic


Where has the Troop camped?

Share > Locations