Presents An introduction to... PackMaster® Millennium (Serving Scouters since 1985) PackMaster® Millennium is licensed software developed by TROOPMASTER SOFTWARE, INC. and is compatible with BSA’s ScoutNET 2000 PAS for electronic submission of Pack Recharter and Advancement Reports (PackMaster is not an official product of BSA) PackMaster ME • Written specifically for Cub Scout Packs • Primary focus is on advancement • Usable at both the pack and den levels • Much More! PACKS MUST KEEP and MAINTAIN GOOD RECORDS ON... • Cub Scout Personal Data • Advancement and Badge Progress • Adult Personal Data, Awards, and Training • Activities and Attendance • Fundraisers (e.g., Popcorn sales) • Points of Contact PackMaster ME • Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP and Win NT • Requires 8MB RAM and 10MB HD space • Only $74.95 provides site license for pack • Price includes free user support • Accept Visa, MC, Discover, and AMEX as well as personal and unit checks • Unconditional 90 day money-back guarantee! • Used by THOUSANDS of packs world-wide SYSTEM OVERVIEW • File • Activities • Adults There are • Advancement NINE • Fundraisers options in • Pack the main menu • Reports • Scouts • Unit Main Menu Database backup and restore Email data files option Send email message File Menu Send Email Dialog Click send Just select the recipients Enter your subject and text The message will be placed in your email system’s “Outbox” so that you can refine or expand it, if desired, before transmitting. As you will see later, you can also easily attach reports. You can import from ASCII files You can also import data from ScoutNET! You can import data from other software programs by first exporting the data to ASCII delimited files. This option let’s you customize the program to your personal preferences. File Menu Page margins, mailing Report fonts, label sizes, etc. colors, etc. Default settings for city, state, zip code, and area code System password User Preferences Define your dens Pack/Den Unit Awards Graduate scouts and adults to troops using TroopMaster Unit Menu Meeting Place Chartered Organization Vehicle info Pack photo Pack General Information “Locked” checkbox Den level Nickname Den number Enter a path or select an email Select den recipient Click download Den Management Highlight the den Double-click names Den Assignments Dialog Scouts/adults attending Webelos camp Group Members Dialog Scout Management Promote to next grade Transfer to or receive scouts from other units using PackMaster ME Scouts Menu Picture of scout Add New Scout Quick access buttons Scout Management Click this button to attach a photo Drop-down selection ScoutNET required Click here to send a message Date became Tiger, Cub, Webelos Link sibling Scout Personal Data Dialog Medical and Physical Info Family Vehicle Info Scout Personal Data – Tab #2 Guardian checkbox Family links Tiger Adult For ScoutNET, nearly all parents are also guardians Scout Personal Data – Parental Data Family Links Use this tab for divorced or separated parent Scout Personal Data – Alternate Relative Hobbies Quick access buttons User-defined data fields Adult leaders Points of contact Adults Menu Adult Management Define additional Group credit of leadership positions, training or special special awards, and awards when training courses several adults complete the same Transfer to or award or course receive adults from other units using TroopMaster ME Adult Members Menu Personal data Special awards Leadership Training Adult Management Drop-down selection Family links Click this button Linked records to attach a photo ScoutNET Required Previous/Next buttons Adult Personal Data Dialog Medical info Physicals Vehicle info Adult Personal Data – Tab #2 Used to compute service stars Adult Personal Data – Prior service User-defined “Religion” field “Fees Paid” checkbox Quick access buttons Adult Personal Data – User Defined Current positions Prior positions Previous/next adult Adult Leadership Dialog Points of Contact Use for district leaders, business references, parent resources, etc. Skills/Interests POC Category Points of Contact Dialog You can define additional activity types Generate a schedule of recurring activities, such as pack and committee meetings The activities area lets you create a schedule of events and then record attendance of scouts and adults at camps, hikes, meetings, etc. Activities Menu “Level” and “Type” options let you narrow the list to a specific group of activities, such as the meetings for a specific den. Activity Management dialog displays a list of all past and future activities. Any of these can be displayed individually. Type, date, location, length, etc. 2.5 service hours Attendance marker This dialog lets you review and edit a single activity Individual advancement Advancement Menu Quick access buttons Scout photo Rank and badge entry dialogs Individual Advancement Presented to scout Reported to council Beads earned Tiger Totem and Badge Completion dates Click “Increase” Highlight the elective Total electives earned Bear Electives and Arrow Points Compass Emblem/Points Webelos Activity Badges Activity Badges Mental Skills Technology Requirement completion dates Arrow of Light Define awards Modify activity badge req’ts Advancement Menu Rank badges Academic/Sports Special awards Activity Badges Advancement – Group Credit Enter the date completed Select the scouts Click “Process” Select the requirements Group Credit – Tiger Totem/Badge Tracks fundraisers that involve sales Fundraisers Menu Wholesale prices Item names Retail prices Create Fundraiser # Sold # Returned Payments Balance due Fundraiser Sales/Payments 10 report groups Reports Menu Activities by type Attendance matrix Specific activity Specific scout/adult Tour permit Activity Reports 15/79 percent 19 meetings total w/avg attendance of 72 percent Participation Summary Legend provides details Pack Calendar Individual personal data General purpose worksheet Have/need awards/training Leader phone list Adult Leader Reports Email button Leader Roster Selected courses Leaders Leader Training Matrix Advancement Summary Tiger Advancement Record Activity Badge Progress Matrix Scouts Having/Needing Advancement Reports Scouts Requirement numbers Requirement descriptions Badge Progress Report Cub Den Record Bear Email button Bobcat Wolf Electives Arrow Points Cub/Webelos Advancement Record Pack/Den Awards Report w/4403 Print award packet labels “From – To” period Print stick-on labels for rank and MB cards Other inclusion options ScoutNET format Pack/Den Awards Report Scout awards and dates earned Pack/Den Awards This is what you’ll need to support the awards meeting Awards Summary Signature blocks Pack Advancement Report (4403) Creates Diskette File for ScoutNET Fundraiser Reports Scout totals Product totals Total sales & profits Mailing labels/envelopes Points of Contact Includes rosters, phone lists, photo directory, medical info, vehicles report, worksheets, etc. Scout/Unit General Reports Highest Age, Grade, Parent Badge Phone, Address Info Den Roster Official pack number Council Recharter Report Highlight the adult Set number of Tigers The default number of Tiger Cubs handled by each Tiger Adult is one. If Click “Apply” an adult handles more than one Tiger Cub (e.g. parent of twins), then... Number of Tigers and Tiger Adults Tiger Adult Partners BSA Position Codes Scouts Paid Transfer Multiple Non-registering Clear Recharter Selection Dialog Paid Transfer Multiple Fees Summary Do it! Recharter Selection Dialog Problems: None Cover Sheet Summary Executive Officer Certification Fees summary Scout/adult listing ScoutNET (paper) Report Creates Diskette File for ScoutNET Custom Reports Data Collection Forms Other Reports and Forms View Users Manual About TroopMaster Help Menu Version number Technical support Check for newer version Help/About • This concludes this training presentation • We hope that this program overview has given you a better understanding of the many features available, especially the ScoutNET report option • Thank you for attending!