January 3, 2002
Bill Brady, Gary Bernhardt, Mike Coffey, Marc Elkins, Terry Ellis, Bill Haner, Rick Isham, Les Landau, Larry Lehman, Joe Johnson, Steve Ornduff, Stu Sharp, Greg Spies, Larry Stocker, Herb Strain & Jim Wasko.
Marc Elkins About 30 Webelos are planning to attend our meeting on 1/14.
Has a PowerPoint CD presentation for visits to cub meetings.
Winter Camping Activity 1/18 to 1/20 at Lewis and Clark Park.
Tours of Iatan Power Plant with possible electricity merit badge offering. There will be skiing and snowboarding. Two nights. This is a District event and Webelos have been invited.
District to provide Sat. breakfast and dinner. We are on our own for Sat. lunch and Sun. breakfast. Webelos may participate for the day or overnight. We will do camping by patrols. Rick Isham will help out with planning in Rustys absence. A leader is needed to be a merit badge counselor for badges that are being offered. Patrols will have to provide dessert to be made for Sat night. The charge will be $12 per scout or leader plus the cost of snowboarding or skiing and patrol food costs. Each patrol will provide and cook their own breakfasts and dads will eat with the patrols. Herb will let us know which patrol will load the truck.
Feb outing open for suggestions Camp Naish will be considered.
Other campout dates:
April 5-7 - Bartle / OA Tapout
April 27-28 - Train
No May campout
Recruiting - Gary Bernhardt to check with packs about Blue and Gold banquets, how many Webelos to expect at 1/14 meeting and how many will cross over. Herb suggested we emphasize how much fun our troop has and the variety of activities we do. Marc has planned info and program for 1/14 for Webelos and parents
Advancement Herb Strain felt that on-line registration did not go smoothly.
Herb Strain 24 of our scouts have registered for upcoming Merit Badge Forum. Over 300 are registered from the district.
Herb Strain - has 63 people listed as being in OA and still needs to hear from quite a few who have not yet indicated whether they want to reregister.
Herb Strain We had 16 scouts and leaders at the OA Banquet.
Herb Strain Noted that there has been a change in 1st class requirements and those for the swimming merit badge.
3/25 OA elections
3/10 5 PM Current adult Arrowmen will meet to discuss OA nominations
Bill Haner to ease his way into becoming Advancement Chairman
Bill Brady Would like people to find out how much they owe and pay up. Noted there were a lot of buyouts for greenery sales and that we should consider a different fundraiser.
Our hopes and wishes go out to Rusty Howell who is recovering from surgery.
March troop registration month we would like to have bills cleaned up for this so invoices will be sent out to those who have an outstanding balance. There was discussion of what things the registration fees pay for and how the registration process will go.
1/26 5:30PM - District Recognition Dinner - Marc Elkins will be recognized as an outstanding scoutmaster. We can support him by attending. Cost is $17.
Mike Coffey We need to order a new 3 X 5 troop flag that will include Leawood Rotary Club on it.
Steve Ornduff Troop elections 1/28
Larry Lehman - Jr. Leader Training - 3/11
Greg Spies may have a source for new free tents - we will have 8-12 new tables thru Larry Stocker
Larry Stocker will get new CPR dummies for us
Joe Johnson Eagle Court of Honor-5/5 - not sure of location yet 7 to 8 Eagles are possible but nobody has yet to achieve this rank - 3/7 is cutoff for completion of Eagle projects - 3/21 is cutoff date for Boards of Review completion
Stu Sharp Venture Troop they are going skiing in 2/02 - 5 scouts and 2 leaders - There will be an outing in 5/02 also - 6/02 is when they plan to go to Canada but that may change
Stu Sharp - 10 have signed up for the Packard trip - We discussed concerns and possible reasons for lack of signups for High Adventure trips.
The meeting was ended at 7:45 p.m.
Lawrence P. Lehman
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