Troop 10 Committee Meeting Notes
6:00 PM - Sunday, February 10, 2013
Blue Hills Country Club Trophy Room
Attendees: John McCabe, Garrett Shropshire, Eriq Garcia, Michael Navickas, Tim Navickas, Elaine Navickas, Ted Fuehr, Ron Clary, Becki Clary, Craig Antonic, Jeff Muchow, Krista Cox, Kendra Stark, Tracy Thomas, Ken Green, Rob Baker, Jim Wasko, James Duncan, Lisa Harrison, Chris Pfeffer, Bob Rohlf, Chuck Gibson, Chris Blackwood, Jeromey Rutledge, Rob Day, Julia Day, Greg Spies, Hinrich Staecker, , Lane Christensen, Ernie Rupp, Doug Cochran, Tim Yee, Ben Gasser plus guests William Easley and Liz Rhodus from the Trailhead District
Introductions & Opening Comments John McCabe
Welcome and introductions
Adult Leader Needs: Den Chief Coordinator
Leawood Lions Update Ken Roberson No report
Scoutmaster/SPL Update Garrett Shropshire/Eriq Garcia/Michael Navickas
Eric Garcia thanked the committee for all of their support over the past 6 months committee gave Eriq a round of applause. Michael Navickas took over and reported that his team was still putting together plans for the next 6 months.
Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Chris Blackwood/Ken Green
February Fire & Ice Mr. Spies Farm
1 night campout
Klondike Derby event need 12 adult volunteers
Need all boys to bring can of soup for Klondike Derby.
Need 2 pairs of snowshoes
Menu to be determined
March Katy Trail Katy Trail (reserved already)
April A/O Service day the weekend prior. On calendar?
May Same campsite as last year. Canoe in other direction from last year.
Bartle - Ted Fuehr
1st meeting at ski campout; assigned some duties
Ken sent out pictures from a trip to Bartle last weekend. Command Cabin had been removed. Bartle staff said no more cabins will be removed.
Much will have to be determined when we get there.
Quartermaster Update Chuck Gibson/ Jeromey Rutledge
New tents are in the troop locker.
Adopt-A-Tent Tent Sub-committee
Details of proposal circulated at the committee meeting.
Discussed particulars of the proposal.
Vote taken: passed 23 (Yes) vs. 3 (No)
Need a primer on tent care for new scouts and new parents.
Membership Craig Antonic/Becki Clary
Webelo Crossovers 25-30 new Webelos, could be higher.
Recruiting is down across the district. Adult leadership at Cub Scout level is a big problem.
Down in some districts in council, up in some districts in council.
Need to engage the packs earlier in the process than in the past.
March 3rd WWI Memorial Event to recruit new Webelos
T10 sponsors 1st year Webelos @ $6 each.
Offer it to our scouts pay their own way (activity credit).
Our scouts invite cub scouts (1st class requirement) bring a friend and youre free.
Class A required
Life to Eagle Lane Christenson
9 in this Eagle Court plus 2 to be added
51 Life Scouts; 5 with completed projects; 9 approved at District; 15 more likely to get setup be
A few 17 year olds with work to do to get in position for Eagle. (Letters went to all)
6 boys with participation issues. Math is against them.
Eagle Court of Honor Lisa Harrison
Spring Court 9 Eagles April 21st support team is in place
Finance Treasurers Report Rob Day
Need to reach out to anyone who might need a campership. Herb to send email.
Leadership Bob Rohlf
February 15th is end of leadership period.
2/11 Leadership position fair.
Important that adult position coordinators are at the 2/11 meeting.
2/18 Junior Leadership Training
Advancement Ernie Rupp
Working on a way for scouts to understand where they are in the process without assembling at the table.
Mustangs Jim Wasko
18 first year scouts at the meeting last week (2/4) all but 1 already signed up.
Remaining scouts due to crossover prior to end of month.
Community Service Virgil Villarreal No report
Training Scott Bower No report
Honor Camping Programs
O/A Rob Baker/Matt Roening
C-Team putting in a lot of extra time give them an atta boy when you see them.
OA Elections will take place next month.
A month from now will nominate adults for OA.
Induction weekend May 4th.
Paid all OA dues.
Mic-O-Say Jim Wasko
High Adventure Krista Cox
Only enough scouts signed up for 2014 Philmont for one crew.
New Business/Open Discussion
Committee Chair Discussion McCabe/Antonic/Clary
Ron Clary will become Committee Chair
Craig Antonic will continue his efforts in recruitment
Training Certificate Update Shropshire
Believe that this is working overall.
Disconnect in the timing. Suggested to go from year period to a period coinciding with rank.
176 scouts (24 eagles, 24 not yet 1st class)
Voted to carry the timing change proposal.
New system to get scouts synched up with their color team leaders.
Proposal to use a microphone at the Troop meetings.
We went through this effort 18 months ago but it didnt work.
Need to get the parents to keep quiet at the back of the room.
Need SILENCE signage once people enter and turn to the right.