Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes May 5, 2014
1 PLC Report: Ryan O, SPL
? about chess merit badge – who is certified to teach? For June campout – planning canoeing. Need to instruct on canoeing and swimming safety. There are canoes at Bryant Lake for rent. Elections were the plan for this meeting but do not have a quorum – will need to postpone.
2 Scoutmaster Report: Mike K, SM
Cub Scouts discussed at District event. Cancelled a campout.
3 Team Reports
Voyager Bay Work Weekend – May 9 – 11. Major objectives - prepping shotgun platform and leveling archery platform. Asked to contribute further – will discuss at next month’s meeting.
Troop 370 – Financial Support for Ranges – due to few people at this meeting, will table for later discussion.
St Croix – Canoeing camp-out – June 20-22.
Voyager Bay – Summer 2014. Planning meetings continue. Choosing MBs at end of May for summer camp.
Isle Royale – Summer 20014. Got first week of August. Group of 10 can participate. Think we have six (6); would like to fill other four (4) slots.
Philmont – Summer 2015. Nothing new.
Halloween Walk – efforts considered to make this a much bigger event.
3.2 Quartermaster – Tom H
Transitioning from Tom H to Chris J – motion, seconded, unanimous.
3.2.1 Fleet Maintenance – Nick H.
Nothing new. Encourage discussing cost of “wrapping” (painting) trailers for advertising / increased awareness of the Troop
3.2.2 Tent Evaluation Committee – Tyler T / Chris J.
3.2.3 Merit Badge Library – Margie S
Books are going back in the shed. Need to decide what to do about before summer camp.
John N – motion – to buy all Eagle-required MB books and the 10 other most popular MB books – one of each. Motion did not go forward.
Margie will put together a spreadsheet of MB books she has and therir dates for the next meeting.
3.3 Advancement Paul S
Merit Badge Counselor Updates: MB forms provided – please fill out where necessary. Forms will be published to the website.
3.4.1 Troop Records – Larry G
Continuing to fill in blanks. Troop Roster will not be published to the website.
3.4.2 Recruiting – Nathan B
3.5 Training Don R
Assistant SM training conducted over the past weekend. 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. Scouts also encouraged to sign up.
Tour de Cure – 5/31 – this group is not associated with our church but asked for our help
3.7 Communications John N
A new Adventure Time has been published
3.7.1 Website Update 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
Elections were held.
4.4 Mustang District Don R
JTE 2.0 Don R – much simplified versus former requirements. Will have our set done by August 31.
Benefit for Bob Theilen May 17 Don R