November 2015 Parent Meeting Minutes

Troop 370 Parent Meeting Minutes

11-2-15

 

Scoutmaster Minute

                Everything is going well.

 

Team Reports

               

                November campout – Phillippo

                                Cub scouts are invited. Venture crew will be coming. Need archery, climbing, rifle, and

bb gun instructors. The plan is to recruit Corwin’s friend from Taylors Falls to assist with

climbing.

                Holiday Boutique

                                Scouts/Adults will assist with unloading and hauling vendor goods on Friday night and

Saturday morning. Troop plans to have a booth with banner and flyers and sell

wreaths/popcorn if we have remaining product.

                December Activity – Ice Fishing

                                The warm weather may prevent this event from occurring on schedule.

                Draft 2016 Activity Calendar

The calendar is to be finalized and published in early 2016Aaron to book Ajawah. Mark Hamilton to book state parks.

                2016 High Adventure

                                Options include Elroy-Sparta, Devil’s Lake, Isle Royale, BWCA, Sea Base, Northern

Tier. Scouts will provide further input on a high adventure trip still.

                Quartermaster

                                There is a new tub of consumables for the action packers in the trailer. Talk to Chris J.

with any additional needs.

                Advancement

                                Ashwin got 2nd class. Eric C. is working on finishing up Star. John R.’s Eagle packet and

letters are at the council office. Waiting on a status update from Hayden H.  Hayden may need a slight push in the right direction in the upcoming months.

                Membership

Round Table participation has a December 31st deadline. Two cub scouts from Pack 254 will cross over next month. Eight cub scouts in pack at Pax Christi. Aaron is looking for help with writing recruiting articles – small time commitment if interested. Tyler T. will help with recharter this year, paperwork completed.

                Training

Virtus Training – St Huberts on January 20th.  You can sign up online – there will be a group going from the troop.

                                Outdoor Leadership Essentials – Don is planning to conduct a training for our troop at a

later date.

 

                Service

Holiday Boutique, Blake N. Eagle Project building shelves in January – he will need scout and adult volunteers – more information to follow as his project develops.

                Communications

                                John N. working on newsletter

                Finance

Finances are still good after camp. Looking for another good fundraising year. Wreath/popcorn sales are a success. Product delivery on November 21st. Friends of Scouting will be starting again soon. Bob R is coordinating this.

                Cub Scouts

                                Started meeting on Monday nights. One pack meeting per month, one den meeting per

month at church. The pack is growing again, may be as high as 60 scouts next year.  Matt, Dave, and Jon are teaching cub scouts one activity badge per month.