Troop 10 Committee Meeting Minutes
6:00 PM - Sunday, September 9, 2012
Blue Hills Country Club
John McCabe, Krista Cox, Chuck Gibson, Rob Baker, Lisa Harrison, Rich Koch, Elaine Navickas, Michael Navickas, Jim Wasko, Ted Fuehr, Rob Day, Walt Andrews, Renee Andrews, Matt Roening, Ken Green, Chris Blackwood, Scott Brown, Craig Antonic, Ron Clary, Garrett Shropshire, William Stark, Kendra Stark
Introductions & Opening Comments John McCabe
Welcome and introductions
Adult Leader Needs:
Recruiting Chair Craig Antonic has agreed to step in here as well as with Den Chief Coordinator
Renee Andrews to keep administrative component of Membership, including paperwork.
Advancement Chair Ernie Rupp has agreed to take over these duties from Julia Day in October
Committee Chair after the 1st of the year after re-charter
Leawood Lions Update no update
Monday 9/10 plan to have an activity involving answering questions to get components to build a bridge and see who builds the bridge fastest.
16 patrols (4 per color team) need more adult interaction
main goal get the color team leader to become go-to person for patrols
SPLs would like more adult oversight when the troop breaks into color teams at the meetings
Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Scott Brown/Ken Green
September Fishing Campout all set for this campout; issues with eating fish from lake?
October 19-21 Trailhead District Camporee signup has started
November 10/11 Feast reservation has been made Naish 2 campsites
December 1/2 TBD conflict with county for Landahl park the planned weekend (to be resolved @ SPL mtg)
Bartle Thorns & Roses Tracy Thomas / Ted Fuehr
Aiming for second session again in 2013
Troop Bartle Signup night is 4/1/2013 plan on setting up a printing station
How to handle kids who are not picked up on time after Bartle session?
Need to rework the bad weather system make a new plan (based on physical changes at Bartle).
Cut down on amount of food we buy to eliminate waste (much left over this year).
2012 Bartle net income was ~ +$2900.
Quartermaster Update Chuck Gibson
Locker cleanout (9/8) went well.
Instructed quartermasters that it is not their responsibility to bring all patrols tents to each campout.
Tents 12 issued per color team. Goal to keep those tents assigned to that color team all year.
3-4 spare tents remaining (of variable condition).
Purchasing 20 additional tents.
Issued 4 new camp boxes to the 4 new patrols.
Truck serviced good for another year.
Membership Renee Andrews
Starting to see Webelos/crossovers/new scouts starting in September (2 new).
No word on den crossover dates as of yet. No specific received. Started in November in 2011.
Webelo meet the troop night is coming up. Need neckerchiefs for new scouts. Chris Pfeffer pursing an outsource solution
Need an official start date for Webelos so that they can all start at the same time (for ease).
Life to Eagle Lane Christenson
14 Eagle Court participants for fall ECOH.
7 going for roundtable this time (6:30, 7:30, 8:30 slots)
Need advocates for two time slots and 9 committee members as participants 9/20.
Plan to change the mechanism for reviewing the books/proposals. (Less email review)
Trying to incorporate the color team leader more into this process. (Prior to first roundtable)
Eagle Court of Honor Lisa Harrison
Parent meeting dates are set and soon to be communicated to ECOH parents.
Finance Treasurers Report Rob Day
AR Balance = $3500
Checking Balance = $20,300
PayPal Balance = $26,000
All fundraisers contribute to buyout.
Popcorn can wear scout uniform
Greenery packets handled out on 9/24 (call for volunteers to assemble packets 9/17)
suggest incentive if you sell over $250 ($250 gift card proposed and carried out)
sales 9/24 10/17
Leadership Bob Rholf
Training certificate dates coming up.
Advancement Julia Day/Ernie Rupp No report
Community Service Virgil Villarreal no report
Training Scott Bower
Honor Camping Programs
O/A Rob Baker
Matt Roening training as OA chair
4 new OATR scouts
C-Team signup Mon. 9/10
Planning modest campfire for Sept campout. Should be enough wood at campsite.
Proposal to have scouts make a deposit on C-Team regalia (refundable) review with OATRs to discuss the situation and add to their leadership responsibilities.
Mic-O-Say Greg Spies / Jim Wasko No report
High Adventure Krista Cox
Should it be a policy of the troop that each participating scout has a responsible adult?
Should the crew leader have the right to refuse to accept a participant?
To be discussed further at next committee meeting.
New Business/Open Discussion
Eagle Corps Patch
Ron, with Ted, created a design for a new patch for Eagle Corps participation.
Should Troop 10 be funding this patch?
Proposed to distribute the patch within T10 only (carried).
Wider distribution at a later date is possibility discuss with Council as appropriate.
Herb Strain needs a new laptop.
Proposed that T10 will pay for new laptop ~$650 (carried).
Meeting was adjourned at 7:45PM