Troop 287 Committee Meeting Minutes

October 9 , 2012

6:30-8PM Taken by Andrea Warner


Discussion Items


Attendance: Sean warner, Andrea warner, Gina Swanson, Kathy Kealin, Joyce Moore, Dan Rodriguez, Tom sharp, Chris Swanson, and Keith Moore


Approval of Minutes

Kathy motion approve minutes, Gina seconds all in favor


COH planning – November ?? 6PM – Thanksgiving Dinner??

Nov 20th was agreed upon

3 (to start with) turkeys done by volunteers cost of turkeys will be reimburse by the Troop with receipt so far it will be Kathy,Dan  and Tom will do turkeys

Mash potatoes,stuffing,gravy, and rolls

Families to bring sides and dessert


Joyce suggest have volunteers this year ahead of time to help with set up and be here by 515pm


Kathy will do all the stuffing

Gina potatoes

Jen will do gravy


Joyce will do the program and she will send a reminder to Chris Swanson for the website

Gina will keep track of the RSVP


Gina suggests have the boys to public speaking at the COH for the communication merit badge.

Gina suggests doing a family related project for the COH, which will coincide with the family merit badge.

Gina will follow up on both of these


Chris Swanson came into meeting to advise that with the communication MB Andrew F will need to plan the program and will be master of ceremonies Joyce will work with him on the program.


Scoutmaster Report

Scout Master Conference are always on the 1sy & 3rd Tuesday

Dates: Oct 9th meeting: Check up on Family Life & personal Management MB

Tues Oct 16th Reg weekly meeting Swimming MB with Sean Warner worksheets

Oct19-21: Dino Death march Campout sign up sheet with Predator Patrol & start communication MB(Eagle Reequired)

Oct 23: Reg Weekly meeting working on swimming merit badge with Sean Warner

Oct 16th Popcorn orders due(money can be turned in also)

Oct 27th Swimming MB @ YMCA (3-5pm) $4 fee unless a YMCA member than free

Oct 27th Archery MB @ Council Office (preSign up with Council required)

Oct 30th Weekly meeting and PLC meeting

Nov 10 Popcorn pick up at Church

Nov 6 Game Night TBD

Nov 17: 20mile Hike sign up MMA Patrol

Nov 11th Veteran Day Flags (sign up now)

Nov 16-18 Camp Out @ TBD Sign up sheet MMA Patrol

Nov 20th : Court of Honor




Advancements Report

Ryan Wyndom board of eagle review went very well, Kathy advised

Joyce said there is one boy that has 2 advancements and there will only be 1 board of review this evening

Joyce feels that record keeping is improving and all is going very well.

Board of reviews will always be 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Treasurer’s Report

Andrea motion Joyce second all in favor to accept report

See attach

Recharger fee increased from $20 to $40 for the troop

Gina request to purchase hot chocolate and donuts for boys who do the flags for Veterans Day, it was not voted on but everyone seemed ok with it

Kathy advise a deposit will be due this week for Camp A which is about $350 the cost per boy $285


Popcorn Update

Orders due on Oct 16th


Flags Discussion

Table till next meeting due to time

Fundraising (ChickFilA, wreaths, etc)

Table till next meeting due to time

Journey to Excellence

Table till next meeting due to time


Other items

Eagle project discussion about Glen Erie has several projects that fits very well with scout eagle project


Next Meeting – Tuesday December 11 – 6:30PM

BSA Troop 287


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