March Parents' Meeting Minutes

Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes                                                                                        March 9, 2015


1 PLC Report:  Eric C, SPL.

  • No report

2 Scoutmaster Report: Mike K, SM

  • 3/16, setting up camp demo for Cub Scouts – next Monday. Mike Z will not be here for this; Scouts show up at 6 PM, starts at 6:30 PM

  • 3/23, meeting here for carpool to Straysys, tour begins at 6 PM, in lieu of meeting

  • 3/30, no meeting, EP schools Spring Break

  • Week 2 of Fast Track with new Scouts in session, going well


3              Team Reports 

    1. Activities/Camping                                

  • March – Philmont prep: will prep the same weekend as campout at Afton Alps; will back-pack in; will need to plan next week for the campout to take place 20-22 March

  • Stratysys – plan is to do on Monday in lieu of a Scout event

  • April – Ajawah – typically in March; plan to have a cooking competition – 24-26 April. Located in Wyoming MN, 45-60 minutes from here.


    1. Advancement – Paul S

  • Motion that we buy ten (10) Legacy books for Eagle Scouts as they qualify; passed unanimously


    1. Quartermaster  Chris J

  • No report


    1. Membership.                           

  • Partnership Idea – Troop 290 in Glen Lake – John N introduced Tom C, SM of Trrop 290 near EP High School, consider partnering to take advantage of strengths of each Troop. We will host them at Ajawah in April; they will host us at their “Techo-Nite” at a time to be determined – to see how the boys get along.


    3.5 Training                                                        Steve N

    -       No report


    3.6 Service                                                          TC

    -      Pax wants grounds cleaned up between now and Palm Sunday. Plan to do some clean-up before 3/23 meeting.


    3.7 Communications                                      John N

    -      Website update – no report



    3.8 Finance                                                         Tyler T

    -      Report on actual financials 2013 – 15 as well as budget 2015. Fundraising is dropping, primarily because fewer Scouts.

    -      Need to budget for and break even on summer camp

    -      Equipment – will need to spend on some, especially tents

    -      Friends of Scouting – last night to give


    3.9 Charter Report

-      No report


   Other Reports 


4.1          Cub Scouts 

-      Monthly Pack Meetingswill be moving to Mondays                                                    

4.2          Venture Group

-      Open House – on Monday March 23 after a recruiting event on Saturday March 21 from 10-12. 
4.3          OA

  • Dues: need to pay if they apply                                                                

  • Boys held elections tonight; adults need to do by April 15th.

4.4          Mustang District                                              Don R

  • No report