March Parent Meeting Minutes

Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes                                                                                        March 10, 2014


1 PLC Report:  Ryan O, SPL


No PLC meeting in some weeks; next will be scheduled sometime this month, but is not scheduled yet. May have a PLC meeting at Aja-Doona. SPL reports that meetings are going well. Scouts, including the youngest, are all getting something out of the meetings.

2 Scoutmaster Report: Mike K, SM


No report.  February hosting of Klondike Derby went well. No one from our Troop camped.


3              Team Reports 


3.1   Activities/Camping                                

Aja-Doona – March. Adults are responsible for the menu and the Court of Honor. Court of Honor will be Saturday night at approx 1900 after dinner at 1800.

Joshua Tree – Spring 2014. Currently 11 people are signed up, 4 are “maybe.” Planning group meets Mondays after Troop meetings

Forestville SP – April. Brenda has almost all reservations set up.

Voyager Bay Work Weekend – May 9 – 11. This is Mother’s Day weekend.

Voyager Bay – Summer 2014. Reminder – camp meeting is on 4th Monday of this month.

Isle Royale – Summer 20014. Got first week of August. Group of 10 can participate.

Philmont – Summer 2015. Nothing new.


3.2               Quartermaster  Tom H

No report

3.2.1          Fleet Maintenance – Nick H.

Postponing tire purchase until snow melts. Will relocate propane tank holders on trailers.

3.2.2          Tent Evaluation Committee – Tyler T / Chris J.

No report.

3.2.3          Merit Badge Library – Margie S

Will figure out before summer camp

3.3               Advancement                                                                   Paul S

Eric will be promoted to 2nd class. Blake F will be promoted to Life Scout.

Gathering of Eagles: going to send an email note to all the Eagle Scouts from the Troop to see if they want t participate as a group.

Merit Badge Opportunities – taught by Keith F – in fly fishing and citizenship.







3.4   Membership                                            

3.4.1      Troop Records – Larry G

Continuing to fill in blanks.

3.4.2      Recruiting – Nathan B

He (Nathan B) could use some help. We all need to network to find more Scouts for the Troop.


3.5 Training                                                        Don R

Assistant SM training conducted over the past weekend. Four ASMs from our Troop participated.  More training coming up.         


3.6 Service                                                          TC

Walk Pray Run May 17th form 0800 -1200 – Pax needs volunteers as safety monitors, clean-up, water hand out.

Eco-Palooza – also May 17th – from 1200 - 1700


3.7 Communications                                      John N

Unknown when next Adventure Time will be published.

3.7.1 Website Update                                    Andrew R

No report


3.8 Finance                                                         Tyler T

No report.

Camp cards 2014 is a fundraising opportunity this year; $5 per card, Council gets $2.50. Scout gets $2.50.

3.8.1. Budgeting Process                               Tyler T

No report


3.9 Charter Report                                           Lauren W

Room for the Tuesday after Easter is booked.

        Church has a number of Eagle projects in mind for the Scouts in our Troop.

        Spring Cleanup – unknown when t will be this year.

        Please invite Father Bill to our Scout events.

Don R noted that Troop members should contact Mike K or Don R for any questions related to the Troop.  Lauren is the Troop’s contact/liaison with the church.  Please do not call Mary K. for questions about the Troop.


   Other Reports 


4.1          Venture                                                               Dan

Went shooting tonight.

4.2          Cub Scouts                                                          Dale N

No report.



4.3          OA                                                                          Steve N

Elections will be held next Monday.

4.4          Mustang District                                              Don R

 JTE 2.0                  Don R – explanation forthcoming

Leave No Trace Training                                                May 2-4                Don R

Benefit for Bob Theilen                                 May 17                 Don R