Troop 10 Committee Meeting
February 11, 2008
Blue Hills Country Club
Ahart Thomas, Ahart, John, Baker Tom, Ball Doug, Bower Scott, Cokingtin Patty, Cokingtin Quintin, cook, Jim, Easley, William, Fuehr, Ted, Fuehr, Will, Gibson, Chuck, Haner, Bill, Holt, Denise, Key Bob, Kimminau, Leroy, McCabe, John, Novickas, Elaine, Newstrom, Ronda, O’Farrell, Kevin, Parkins, Mark, Schorgal, Dan, Shetler, Jim, Spies Greg, Thomas Tracy, Wasko Jim, Williams Blake, Wilson Donna
Blake Williams called the meeting to order at 6:00pm
Introductions & Opening Comments – Blake Williams
Welcome and introductions given by Blake and notice of full agenda.
Scoutmaster Update – Greg Spies
Report Greg notified the committee of our new senior patrol leader Will Fuehr and congratulations to Thomas Ahart for past performance Senior Patrol Leader. Greg Spies was awarded unit organizer award with 1/3 credit from Scott Joe Wheeler!.
Senior Patrol Leader – Will Fuehr
Ski Campout went without a hitch and the scouts woke up reasonably well given only 3 hours sleep.
Fishing campout at Bartle? (Blake) – said there was some confusion and asked Will to decide the location.
May campout is the canoe campout. Tom Baker is looking into the un-crowded,
Outdoor Activities – Tom Baker
March Campout, La
Flyer/info needed online. Website says 2 nights but it should be
changed to 1 Saturday night campout. The
campout will take place at La Cygne Lake, KS. La
2. April, Fishing and OA Tap-Out, Illig farm, Apr 11-13
Mustangs will arrive on Saturday and they will get credit for 1 activity and 1 night of camping.
3. High Adventure – Quintin Cokingtin
19 adults and scouts signed up and preparations are underway.
Grubmaster Report – John McCabe
1. Ski Campout report
Hot chocolate made and complimented
2. March campout plan
Great meals will be served, no worries!
Equipment Coordinator –
Missing Tent Inventory – 16 missing tents – We set a value on the tents
from $75 to $300. Tent inventory is
better but not sure if the logs are accurate.
10 tents currently available for Mustangs.
New stoves are working very well but the cleanup process needs some work.
2. Bass Pro gift cards
SPL will decide how to use the gift certificates and report back at the next committee meeting..
Bartle 2008 Update – Bob Key Campmaster
½ Payments due to Bartle of Feb 20.
130 Scouts and 38 fulltime adults Original Estimate
140Scouts and 35 Adults after Feb 25th
160 Scouts and 42 Adults total 202 full time and an additional 45 part-time
2 Offsite Merit Badges, Golfing and Fly Fishing for Warriors and above
Bob Key will check if
there is a new requirement for
Bob Key will let Blake Williams know the dates to reserve the school for scheduling.
Advancement – Doug Ball
1. Scout thru Life – Doug Ball
Attendance is caught up. Jim Wasco praised Doug and all others involved for cleaning up the records.
Treatment of partial leadership credit –
Leadership credit will begin for the next immediately after the Board of Review if approved by the leadership chair.
3. Eagle Candidates – Tracy Thomas
4. Attendance reporting
Ø Camporee, Scouts will receive 1 night’s credit. Every scout should check the record to make sure they correctly receive credit.
Ø OA/Fishing, recording 1 nights for first year scouts
Ø June 1st year campout, 1 night in system (Rainout issue)
Finance – Kevin O’Farrell
Treasurer’s report - Kevin reported $15,000 in the general account and $14,000 in the Bartle account. Kevin purposed we drawn down the surplus or set a target not to be exceeded.
Bartle account - $1,200 from
last years Bartle account was put into the general
Membership – Donna Wilson
Recruiting update Crossover taking place throughout the month. Donna expects 35 – 40 boys crossing over to Troop 10 in 2008. We are expecting an additional 8 from discussions that Greg Spies had with another pack that has not reported to Donna.
O/A – David Contag / Mic-O-Say – Jim Wasko
Jim took the boys aside at the last campout and discussed the importance of attendance and encouraged the boys to monitor accuracy on the website.
Steroids, Bullying, KU Basketball Suspension discussion will take place. ASPL’s by Color teams will lead the discussion and present the results. 6:40 – 7:15 scouts will meet with position coordinators. PLC will take place after JLT. Den Chief Coordinator is Barbara Cozoil.
Patty Cookington was thanked by Blake Williams for a great job done with JLT.
Adult Training Update – Scott Bower
Community Service Projects – Deb Dellinger Not present
Trailhead District Round Table Information – Blake Williams
New O/A Coup OTR Coup is available. See Greg Spies for the requirement details. Blake Williams and the committee thanked Kevin O’Farrell fro the PayPal presentation he did at Round Table which was well received by other Troops.
New Business/Open Discussion – All
David Curley spoke to Stu about the Troop Picnic and Stu said he would be out of town. The committee decided to explore other dates when Stu will be at the farm. We want to hold the picnic only when Stu is at the farm.
Blake Williams adjourned the meeting at 7:50 p.m.
Robert J. Key, Secretary
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Next Committee Meeting March 9th 2008