Troop 10 Committee Meeting Notes
6:00 PM - Sunday, March 10, 2013
Blue Hills Country Club Trophy Room
Attendees: John McCabe, Garrett Shropshire, Michael Navickas, Tim Navickas, Ron Clary, Ken Green, Paul Bertrand, Hinrich Staecker, Lane Christensen, Doug Cochran, Tim Yee, Jeromey Rutledge, Matt Roening, Becki Clary, Scott Bower, Bob Rohlf, Rob Baker
Introductions & Opening Comments
Welcome and introductions
Adult Leader Needs: Inside Merit Badge Coordinator
Leawood Lions Update Ken Roberson
Scoutmaster/SPL Update Garrett Shropshire/Michael Navickas
Michael: March 11 Meeting planning for campout
Dutch Oven Cooking for campout
Bike Campout training/planning/example (spare tire, helmet, etc.)
John McCabe this Wednesday night Friends of Scouting call night
37 family contributions so far; 20% of goal met
Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Chris Blackwood/Ken Green
February Recap Fire & Ice Mr. Spies Farm
Went fairly well.
Used 2 new stoves (went well).
Activity was well received.
March Katy Trail moved back due to trail conditions
Ernie Rupp will stand in for Ken Green as Grubmaster.
April A/O Service day the weekend prior.
Several people are meeting at Camp Timberlake Tuesday 3/12 at 5:30 to orient for campout.
Highway Cleanup weekend of April 20
May Same campsite as last year. Canoe in other direction from last year.
Ordeal weekend of May 3/4.
Bartle - Ted Fuehr
Last committee meeting prior to adult signup.
Ted is working on planning for signup night.
Mustangs if on the roster, signup due by April 1.
Quartermaster Update Chuck Gibson/ Jeromey Rutledge
About 10 lanterns need to be replaced. Cost $36 each. Propane fueled lanterns.
Will need to rotate in some of the new tents at the OA Tapout in order to meet our needs.
Vote to purchase 5 tents and 10 lanterns: carried.
Handout has been distributed.
We have had a few takers.
Need a primer on tent care for new scouts and new parents.
Membership Craig Antonic/Becki Clary
March 3rd WWI Memorial Event to recruit new Webelos
Ten Webelos attended, plus 11 of our scouts.
Spent $111 to make it happen.
35 new mustangs.
Life to Eagle Lane Christenson
2 to go through on March 14
51 Life Scouts; 5 with completed projects; 9 approved at District
5 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
All but 11 scouts in leadership positions attended JLT on 3/4.
February 15th was end of last leadership period.
Advancement Ernie Rupp
Mustangs Jim Wasko / Matt Roening / Tim Yee
Working on an agenda for mustang training. Considering extending through October.
Allows efficient handoffs among adults in Jims absence.
Model being developed learn, do, practice, demonstrate mastering of skills.
Using the scout/trainers more to better benefit the troop.
Community Service Virgil Villarreal
Training Scott Bower
Scott will be reminding people about upcoming adult training expirations.
Outdoor training April 14th weekend.
Scott will be doing merit badge counselor training in April.
Honor Camping Programs
O/A C-Team crossover season is essentially complete.
Tapout weekend of April 5/7; new location; no pond/no canoe.
Horseback entrance for chief and medicine man at campout cost $200.
Need flyer for the campout to be distributed.
Induction weekend May 4th. Additional adult leadership is appreciated. 80 campers that weekend.
Mic-O-Say Jim Wasko
High Adventure Krista Cox
Only enough scouts signed up for 2014 Philmont for one crew.
Rocky Mountain group met 12 adults, 12 scouts.
New Business/Open Discussion