Troop 395 Cell Phone Policy
Cell Phones
Netiquette
Social Media
Wise (Or Unwise) Decisions
100

True or False? Scouts are encouraged to keep cell phones out at all times.

False

100

True or False? Phones are harmless because they can only make calls.

False - Modern phones are capable of sending texts and pictures all over the world quickly.

100

True or False? Scouts should trust everyone online.

False

100

True or False? Eating Tide Pods is a smart idea.

False - TikTok challenges can be very dangerous and you should use common sense.

100

True or False? You should use your parent's credit card to buy things online.

False - Scouts are trustworthy and do not steal their parent's credit cards.

200

True or False? On the first offense, the scout will be warned and asked to put the device away.

True

200

True or False? According to the Scout Law, you should be kind when talking or texting on a cell phone.

True - The Scout Law says you should treat people with respect.

200

True or False? Scouts should always treat people kindly online.

True

200

True or False? You should never share personal information on social media.

True - You should never give your real name, age, address, or other identifying information to strangers.

200

True or False? A scout should alert others to scams, cheats, and suspicious sites. Point them to reliable and accurate sources of information. Encourage people to report bad behavior online.

True - A scout is helpful.

300

True or False? On the second offense, the device will be confiscated, and the scout will have to buy everyone candy from the trading post.

False - The device will be confiscated and placed in the troop trailer (or another safe place).

300

True or False? A scout should buy as many Robux as possible.

False - A scout is thrifty and should be careful not to run up charges on apps and sites.

300

True or False? It is a good idea to create a screen name instead of using your real name online.

True

300

True or False? It is okay to share inappropriate pictures with someone online if you don't know them.

False - It is never okay to share inappropriate pictures.

300

True or False? It is okay to bully and mock someone if all of your friends are doing it too.

False - It is never okay to bully, and a scout should be brave to stand up for what is right. A scout should report to a trusted adult, parent, or leader.

400

True or False? On the third offense, the phone will be thrown into an active volcano.

False - On the third offense, the scout’s parent(s) will be contacted to come pick them up at the expense of the parent.

400

True or False? If a scout's grandma gets a call on her cell phone from a stranger asking her to send them money electronically, the scout should talk to her about potential scams.

True - Scouts are helpful and watch out for their grandmas.

400

True or False? Scouts should share their passwords with everyone they meet online.

False

400

True or False? You should stay up all night watching cute cat videos instead of doing your homework.

False
400

True or False? It is okay to steal other people's work online because nobody will ever know.

False - Even though stealing work is easy, it is not right.

500

True or False? Your parents will be happy picking you up after your third offense.

False - It will be a long ride home!

500

True or False? I am going to follow Troop 395's cell phone policy.

True - Scouts are obedient and follow rules.

500

True or False? You should tell your parent or a trusted adult when you see cyberbullying.

True - Scouts are brave and stand up against bullies.

500

True or False? It is okay to meet someone face to face after talking to them online for a long time.

False - People online can lie about their age and true intentions. You should always talk to your parent about it.

500

True or False? Scouts use games, messaging tools, and social forums to build their relationships with others while having fun.

True - A scout is cheerful!

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