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
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
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.
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.
3.4.1 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
3.8 Finance Tyler T
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
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.
4 Other Reports
4.1 Venture Dan
Went shooting tonight.
4.2 Cub Scouts Dale N
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