Boy Scout Troop 287
Meeting: Troop 287 Committee Meeting
Date & Time: October 11, 2016, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Wilson United Methodist Church
In attendance: Sandy Diggs, Lisa Durrenberger, Sandy Johnston, Pam Reeves, Danny Reeves, Sean Warner, Jonathan Westcott, Lisa Woodard.
Sandy Johnston – Committee Chair
- Opened the meeting
- Gave overview of Scoutmaster Meeting; calendar of activities has been created for the next year; uploaded to the Troop Website.
- October 18th: the final Popcorn order forms are due at next Tuesday’s meeting
- October 30th 3:00 PM: church Harvest Festival – all boys asked to help direct traffic; look for a sign-up Genius email
- November 5th: Veteran’s Day Flags and the downtown parade: sign-up sheets (through Sign up Genius) will be re-sent.
- November 12th: Popcorn orders will be picked-up and made available to Scouts
- November 29th: Popcorn money is due!
Danny Reeves – Committee Treasurer:
- Gave the current status of the Troop’s different financial accounts and the total Operating Account
- Discussed the current status of the ‘Flag’ money
- Questioned the feasibility of having our next Committee Meeting on Election Day
- Committee Chair made a motion to allocate funds to various accounts in order to budget the Operating Account; motion was seconded and approved.
- Motion made to add superfluous funds to the Scholarship Fund; seconded and approved.
- Motion made to use ScoutBook over TroopMaster to record Merit Badges; motion was seconded and approved.
- Motion made to move the next Committee Meeting to November 1st – approved
Sean Warner – Scout Master
- October 14th – 16th will be the Pike’s Peak council’s Centennial Campout; 6 Scouts attending from Troop 287
- Motion made to hold Summer Camp at Cris Dobbins; motion approved
- Saturday, November 5th will be the Veteran’s Day Parade and our “Flags” fundraiser.
- November 11th & 12th: “The Dino Death March”
- Scoutmaster Conferences have been quantified and standardized
- No meetings in December, but there will be a 20-mile hike and a service project to meet requirements for the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge