Troop 10 Committee Meeting Notes
6:00 PM - Sunday, December 8, 2012
Blue Hills Country Club
Attendees: John McCabe, Scott Bower, Scott Brown, Chris Pfeffer, James Duncan, Garrett Shropshire, Chris Blackwood, Chuck Gibson, Steve Rogers, Craig Antonic, Julia Day, Rob Day, Bob Rohlf, Steve Rohleder, William Stark, Doug Cochran, Ron Clary, Tim Yee, Ernie Rupp, Chad Kavanaugh, Janet Woosley, Bruce Hertzfield, Jim OHara, Eriq Garcia
Introductions & Opening Comments John McCabe
Adult Leader Needs:
Committee Chair after the 1st of the year after re-charter
Den Chief Leader
Leawood Lions Update Ken Roberson No report
Scoutmaster/SPL Update Garrett Shropshire/Eric Garcia
Landahl Park campout went well
How do we better manage the gear packout at campouts
Will discuss Snow Creek 12/10 at PLC (will be a Sat/Sun campout format)
Will discuss Fire and Ice at PLC as well
Improvement in scout demeanor and behavior since the summer break.
MB Forum James Duncan - Plan to receive confirmations approx. one week prior
115 scouts signed up so far
Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Scott Brown/Chris Blackwood/Ken Green
January Snow Creek Jan 19/20; arrive at 3, cook dinner, ski, sleep, quick breakfast; out early
February Fire & Ice working on location; Mr. Spies or Blue/Gray
March Katy Trail biking and camping merit badge qualifications
April OA Camp Timberlake (179th/69 Hwy); suggested location option
Bartle Summer Camp - Ted Fuehr
June 1st deadline for health forms
If not compliant, dropped from Bartle roster; to reestablish, pay the $25 late fee
Quartermaster Update Chuck Gibson/ Jeromey Rutledge No report
Membership Craig Antonic / Becki Clary
35 Webelos at Webelos Night (12 or so Webelos 1); like to get to 45-50
Crossover season has begun one 12/10
Eagle Court of Honor Lisa Harrison
Fall ECOH went well very nice ceremony.
Finance Treasurers Report Rob Day
Feast: Generated a net +$640
A/R Balance: $9100
Check Bal.: $27000 (will come down with popcorn/greenery payments, stove purchase)
Paypal Bal: $6600
Fall Fund-raising Updates No reports
Popcorn Diane Roening
Greenery Jennifer Fuehr
Leadership Bob Rohlf
About 80 scouts have to renew/complete their scout skills certificates.
Advancement Julia Day/Ernie Rupp
Community Service Virgil Villareal No report
Training Scott Bower
Assistant Scoutmaster and Scoutmaster training at upcoming merit badge forum
Outdoor Leadership Training January 15th
EDGE Leadership Training upcoming
Merit Badge Counselor Training will be doing this training at upcoming meetings
Honor Camping Programs
O/A Rob Baker/Matt Roening
Webelos Crossover Dates starting. First scheduled Crossover is this coming Monday evening, December 10. (Pack 3291 - 1 Webelo - Davis Miller)
C-Team Rehearsal & Costuming Session scheduled over the holiday break.
The C-Team is in search of qualified parent volunteer(s) for sewing and costume assistance. Interested parties should contact either Rob Baker or Matt Roening.
OA Winter Banquet. Scheduled January 12, 2013. Registration announcement distributed to the troop.
Campsite investigation for April Campout / OA Tapout. A couple of options
Mic-O-Say Greg Spies / Jim Wasko No report
New Business/Open Discussion
Craig Antonic Webelos Recruiting
Goal for next year 45 Webelos.
Suggesting inviting Webelos to the Season launch picnic.
Suggesting an event with Webelos at the WWI Memorial.
- meets requirements for Webelos (benefit for attending Den Leaders)
Rob Day - 2013 Troop Fees We are on solid financial footing and no financial reason to raise fees.
Vote to keep the fees the same carried.
Bob Rohlf ECOH Attendance Requirements
Should we require attendance at the Eagle Courts?
How do we best insure a strong turnout for the ECOH?
Have each Eagle candidate personally invite their color team.
Suggestions to improve the web site.
Consolidate all services through one provider, such as Go Daddy.
Suggest using Wordpress, the most common web authoring tool.
Mobile capability needs to be enhanced.
Go forward with first step on new platform?
Vote to spend the $300 needed to get started carried.
Suggestion to organized a backpacking campout for summer for 2nd, 3rd year scouts.
Committee approved the concept. More details to follow.
Craig Antonic after the meeting, Craig stepped forward to inquire about the committee chair position.