Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes June 9, 2014
1 PLC Report: John R, SPL
John R is new SPL. Last weekend was a Voyager camp work weekend – worked on archery range. Only 3 Scouts attended. This month, canoeing on St Croix, 20-22 June. Also planning for summer camp. Articles are requested from Scouts about last campout and Joshua Tree trip.
2 Scoutmaster Report: Mike K, SM
Summer camp – 11 Scouts registered so far, a little light. Voyager Bay work weekend – only 3 Scouts attended, worked on archery range. Opportunity to bring 10 & 11 year olds into Troop. Liaison with International School is an option. Scout volunteered to work with Cub Scouts – could use an adult volunteer recruiter. Will need 2 active ASM’s to support Troop.
3 Team Reports
St Croix – canoeing – 20 -22 June. 10 days out – only 4 confirmed Scouts.
Voyager Bay – Summer 2014. Planning meetings continue. Choosing MBs for summer camp online at www.troop370.net/mb14.
Troop 370 Financial Support for Ranges: Motion to date - $500 one-time to support ranges. Seconded; unanimously passed. This is in addition to the work down moving the shotgun range.
Isle Royale – Summer 20014. As a group, don’t have enough to participate unless several sign-up tonight.
Philmont – Summer 2015. Keep MSA weekend open. Might book in early September..
Halloween Walk – no report.
3.2 Quartermaster – Chris J
Chris J is new adult QM as of May.
3.2.1 Fleet Maintenance – Nick H.
Recent training conducted – accomplished a lot, was good training.
3.2.2 Tent Evaluation Committee – Tyler T / Chris J.
3.2.3 Merit Badge Library – Margie S
3.3 Advancement Paul S
MB applications available for new ASM’s; can be renewed each year; every four years need a new application
Eagle status – a couple of young meen need to look at
Eagle Project – Hayden H – Band Camp needs chairs, 45th anniversary of the man who started the camp. Adirondack chairs to be built is the plan.
Drew N – Eagle banquet to be held at All Saints Lutheran in Minnetonka.
3.4.1 Troop Records – Larry G
Nothing new to report.
3.4.2 Recruiting – Nathan B
Int’l School – will know by end of June if they want to work with us as a “partner.”
Webelos Transition – Fall 2014.
3.5 Training Don R
Trying to set up outside training portion of Scouting fundementals.
Wood Bridge calls in September.
3.6 Service TC
Walk Pray Run May 17th – 3 Scouts participated (Andrew L, Jackson P, Walter T)
3.7 Communications John N
- Use website submittal process to send info to webmaster Andrew R.
3.8 Finance Tyler T
No report; we have roughly 10k
4 Other Reports
4.1 Cub Scouts
4.2 Venture Group
4.3 OA Steve N
4.4 Mustang District Don R