December 5, 2016
Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes
PLC Report. Jackson P, SPL. Court of Honor on Dec 18th. Sledding on Dec 19th at Staring Lake – meet at warming house. Will be no ice fishing on Dec 10th as there is not enough ice.
SM Report – Joe S, SM. 3x Scouts are finishing ternderfoot; have a couple of Scouts coming up for 2nd class..
Additions to Agenda – none
Ice Fishing – December 10 – cancelled.
COH – December 18. A Sunday. Have gym from 4-6, could start at 4:30.
Sledding, Staring Lake, December 19th at 7 PM.
Church is closed on 19th – will be last meeting until early January.
December 31 – WWII Air Museum, South St Paul. A Saturday – Don R has a friend whose grandfather was shot down in WWII, a very interesting story. The boys would like.
Wild River – January 21-22 – drive up Saturday morning to avoid having to set up in dark on Friday night.
Klondike – February 10-12 – Stearns
Ajawah – March 10-12
High Adventure 2017 –
Isle Royale approve August 7 – 13 – need to schedule in January when to start and finish.
Quartermaster – Chris J – nothing to report.
Committee Positions 2017 – Sev’l open positions - let Don know if interested in taking on a new role.
Motion to approve, 2nd, unanimous pass org structure as presented at meeting.
Scoutbook Transition – working well, some minor points – pushing calendar into it; advancement could ultimately replace blue card process. Troop 370 website is transitioning into an outward, marketing tool rather than an informational resource because the info security that Scoutbook provides. Paul S asks that people update their email address in Scoutbook.
Advancement - Paul S. transitioning to Drew. Fast Track update – almost done. Eagle status – Walter T, Erik J, Luke J progressing. Need to work on Jackson P and Andrew C.
Service – Legos at Oak Point – we may be asked to do 2-3 hours / 6 months in support of a Legos project at Oak Point.
Fund raising. Wreath p/u; church sales, holiday boutique. Sold excess wreaths; approx $2000 in church sales; will wrap up at December 18th COH.
Friends of Scouting – handed out at 18 Dec COH.
Charter Report – Father Marc wants to get to know Troop 370.
Cub Scouts. Looking for Drew’s replacement.
Venture Crew. Gander Mountain 2 January – indoor range simulator.
Order of the Arrow. Elections in January.
Mustang District. None.