May 2014 Committee Meeting Notes
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:30 – 7:30 pm
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.
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
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.
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 pikespeakbsa.org for more information
Meeting Adjourned at 7:45
Next Meeting June 10 6:30 PM