May Committee Meeting Notes

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May 2014 Committee Meeting Notes

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Discussion Notes

Attendees: Keith Moore, Joyce Moore, Kathy Kaelin, Jen Jirous, Phil Stafford, Lisa Woodard, Sandy Johnston, Will


Correction from April’s Minutes: Scouts served at a Men’s Fellowship dinner, not breakfast.

Approval of April Minutes: Kathy approved, Phil seconded the motion.

Scoutmaster Report:

Keith shared the boys’ decision to hold a cake contest at May 20th Court of Honor.

Sign-up sheet for Memorial Day Flags will begin; 12 boys max can sign-up; meet at the church at 6:00 AM, and for the evening tear down, meet at the church at 5:00 PM.

Backpacking trip – departure date is Friday, May 30th; arrive back on Sunday, June 1st

May 27 – regular meeting

June 2 – Game night

June 10 – Leave at 6:00 AM for Philmont

June 22 – depart Philmont in the evening

Scout from Kentucky will be joining Philmont crew and will have info turned in by next week.

Lock-in was a huge success: boys mended tent poles, cleaned barn, etc.

Several Troop tents still need mending; we are down to 5 tents; this is sufficient until the Fall

In early 2015, Committee should start shopping for discounted tents

Advancement Chair Report:

Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews being held tonight, May 13th

Treasurer’s Report:

Kathy passed out the Treasurer’s Report that she and Phil completed

Committee discussed how to cover the cost of the two adult leaders for Camp Jeffrey

Decision was made: the Troop will cover half of their cost and boys going to camp will pay an extra $20

Two Scouts applied for a Camp Scholarship; Kathy distributed the applications; unanimous approval to grant scholarships for $140 each from the Troop Scholarship Fund

Treasurer report was approved by Jen; seconded by Phil

Committee Chairman Report:

Jen discussed the May 20 Court of Honor Cook-out

Troop will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and condiments; bring your own cheese!!

Each family will bring a side dish or salad

Boys will be providing dessert via their Cake Contest

Next Committee meeting will be, June 3rd, 1st Tuesday of the month (not June 10th)

Troop needs a Camp Coordinator; this will be announced at the Court of Honor

“Troop Treasures” program to begin:

Joyce suggested we find a way for Scouts to pass-down their gently used camping gear

Committee decided to begin providing hand-me-down bins beginning with the August C.O.H.

Flag Update:

The boys and Kathy repaired 60 broken flags during the Lock-in

Andrew and Kathy attended the Mountain Shadows Community Association meeting and got a few Flag subscriptions.

June 14 is Flag Day; younger Scouts will cover this, as older Scouts will be at Philmont

Zip Line activity:

Sandy announced that the Pikes Peak Council is holding a Boy Scout Zip Line Day

May 31st, 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm; $35; see for more information

Meeting Adjourned at 7:45

Next Meeting June 10 6:30 PM



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