Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 6:00 pm
Blue Hills Country Club
Attendees: Kevin Tenny, Elaine Navickas, Tim Navickas, Steve Rohleder, Barbara Koziol, Richard Koch, Mark Bagby, Scott Bower, Scott Brown, Chuck Gibson, Ken Henriksen, Charlie Loudon, Jim Wasko, Garrett Shropshire, Howard Berkowitz, Doug Cochran, Julia Day, Rob Day, Jim OHara, Renee Andrews, Walt Andrews, Chris Pfeffer, Tom Baker, Dianne Roening
I. Introductions & Opening Comments Jeff Muchow
A. Welcome and Introductions
B. Looking for the following adult volunteers: Quartermaster, Adult Recognition Coordinator,
Prairie Star Elementary Unit Commissioner; also need for volunteers at District level (J Muchow)
C. Chuck Gibson has expressed a desire to transition out of his current role as Quartermaster
II. Leawood Lions Chris Wright
III. Scoutmaster/SPL Update
A. Garrett Shropshire
B. Kevin Tenny
review of meal plans; scout determined plan; progressive responsibility;
need to stress that patrols are responsible for breakfasts (2)
ASPLs to assist with planning to ensure each patrol is prepared
Discussion of how to ensure the food for each patrol gets to the campout
Make sure this is covered in JLT
Add to communication prior to each campout
How can the training be expanded / increased
Kevin new communication process Wed prior to campout (phone/email)
IV. Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Scott Brown/Chris Pfeiffer
A. October Campout Camporee
Scott Brown all set for Camporee
140 parents and scouts plus a few Webelos (8 or so plus parents)
Scouts will participate in all planned activities
Webelos to be assigned to patrols to accompany them throughout the day
need to be sure a plan is in place to
B. Haunted House To be discussed at next PLC meeting (10/17).
C. November Campout Feast Location Update
Owners contacted that Camp Ernst is closed month of November.
New location is Camp Naish @ Cub World pavilion. (water/power/light/parking)
D. December Campout PLC decided on Landau Park; Reservations have been made.
E. January Campout Snow Creek confirmed.
F. February Campout Contacting Omaha Zoo to see if we can get in.
F. 2013 Philmont Blake Williams will submit both Troops and Venture crews applications.
V. Bartle Draw Update Tracy Thomas
A. June 18-27 confirmed. 2nd session.
VI. Equipment Coordinator Chuck Gibson
A. All but 3 tents are out to the patrols. Do we need more tents for backup?
Announcement @ 10/10 to remind those not going to Feast to get their tent to others who are
Motion to buy additional tents to get the backup tents to 10. (seconded and passed)
B. Chuck to follow up with recommended repair procedures for existing problem
VII. Membership Renee Andrews
A. Most crossovers will be at the end of January.
B. Meet the Webelos night at JCC a few weeks ago. Some interest from schools not of recent feeder pack.
C. 28 Webelos @ Shooter Safety
D. Who is the owner of the Webelos @ Camporee? 8 from 2 troops coming.
Renee will handle reception duties but scouts need to accompany Webelos throughout the day
VIII. Advancement Julia Day
A. Eagle Candidates Lane Christenson has officially taken over this role.
Everything is on track for the Eagle Court in November
Matt Boresow, Chase Thorpe and Ryan Thomas are confirmed to go
Alex Rose and Carter Herman passed second District Roundtable and should be ready as well
They will be up for Eagle boards on Thursday, 10/20
B. Fall Eagle Court Lisa Harrison
IX. Scout Leadership Bob Rohlf
X. Finance Treasurers Report John Martin/ Rob Day
A. Treasury Update
Ample balances in Troop Account and PayPal account
1st Bartle payment made
A/P is in good shape
B. Fall Fund-raising
1. Popcorn Sales Update Diane Roening
Pickup Friday 11/11 from 3-5:30 or 11/12 from 8-12 @ Fry Wagner warehouse (15560 W 110th St)
10/24 meeting is the deadline for submissions
2. Greenery Karrin Berkowitz
Sales go through this Wednesday
XI. Honor Programs
A. O/A Rob Baker
B. Mic-O-Say Jim Wasko/Greg Spies
XII. Venture Crews Tom Baker / Jeff Muchow
A. Next outing 11/23 @ Negro Baseball Museum / Arthur Bryants
B. Starting an aviation Venture Crew (Leawood Lions COR)
C. Working on a culinary Venture Crew (8 interested youths)
XIII. High Adventure Howard Berkowitz Boundary Waters Update
A. New Opportunity local troop (92) looking for volunteers for a 2011 Philmont horseback riding adventure
B. 2013 Philmont (see above)
C. Looking to finalize High Adventure (non-Bartle) for 2013
D. 2012 Boundary Waters 3 crews are almost full with verbal commitments (but no deposits)
deposits due shortly (11/15)
XIV. Community Service Projects - Virgil Villarreal
XV. Adult Training Scott Bower
A. Email from Herb reminder to update training
B. Cleaning Adult Leader Roster to ensure we are not paying for those who are not active
XVI. HOAC Annual Recognition Dinner Nov. 16 6:30PM
A. $45 signup online
B. Downtown Marriott
C. T10s own Bill Haner being awarded Silver Beaver Award
D. Herb to send a note out on this.
XVII. New Business/Open Discussion All
A. Need to be aware of perception of harshness at Troop Meetings
too much noise in the back of the room
use a microphone? $5 from Blue Valley per meeting. Voted a go.
B. Task force of 4 people to address the structure and content of troop meetings
Barbara Koziol, Charlie Loudon, Mark Bagby and Jim OHara