Minutes from October Committee Meeting

BSA Troop 287 —  October 12, 2016 — Leave a comment

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




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