January 2016 Parent Meeting Minutes

January 11, 2016

Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes


  1. PLC Report. Jackson P, SPL. Sledding on 25 January, want to invite Webelos. Don R will relate info. Need to set up next PLC meeting..

  2. SM Report – Mike Z, SM. None.

  3. Additions to Agenda - none

  4. Team Report

    1. Activities

      1. 2016 Activity Calendar – published.

      2. High Adventure 2016. Nothing is specifically planned at present. Will work with the boys to determine what is desired. Would then need to collect appropriate deposits, schedules, etc. depending on those activities.

      3. January campout – Wild River – 16-18 January. Provided there is snow, will camp and ski. If no snow, activities will be more limited.

      4.  Cana dinner – 6 February – need Scout volunteers to serve.

      5. Scout Sunday. 7 February – will be visible at church, ushering, etc.

      6.  Klondike Derby – 20 February.

        vii. Ajawah – March 4-6 – early because of Easter early this year

        Quartermaster – Chris J. No report.

    1. Advancement - Paul S.

      1. Kyle R, Eagle status, paperwork is in, letters of recommendation next.

      2. Hayden H, Eagle status, wants to do, has begun to line up.

      3. Eagle Scout scholarships – Open for Eagle Scouts for $1000 one-year scholarships from Northern Star Council. Due at the end of January.

    1. Membership. Rechartering complete.

      1. Virtus Training – Paul S – checking to confirm requirements.

      2. Outdoor Leader Essentials – some indoor, some outdoor

    1. Service –

      1. Eagle projects –

    2. Communications –

      1. Don R wants to make some updates to the website

      2. John N is willing to make updates to the handbook

    3. Finance

      1. Friends of Scouting – deadline is March 1

    4. Charter Report – met last week. All registered leaders need Virtus.

  1. Other Reports

    1. Cub Scouts. Winter camp demo at January campout.

    2. Venture Crew. No report.

    3. Order of the Arrow. Vigil nomination, election, winter banquet

    4. Mustang District. February round table speaker.