Minutes from the September 16th Committee Meeting

BSA Troop 287 —  September 18, 2014 — Leave a comment

Committee Meeting

September 16, 2014


Jen Jirous – Committee Chair:

  • Jen opened the meeting outside as Keith took a break from making atlatl’s


Keith Moore – Scoutmaster:

  • Next week, September 23, is the Recruitment Party at 6:00 pm
  • In order to set up, boys and parent helpers should arrive at 5:30
  • We are expecting a large turn-out of Cub Scouts (thank you, Mr. Warner)
  • Membership Packets will be available to hand out to prospective recruits
  • There will be stations set up for the various activities: outdoor cooking station (Hobo’s Dinner), atlatl spear throwing, Soap Box Derby cars set out for demonstrations, a slide slow of photos from Sea Base and Philmont, and finally there will be a station for making S’mores.
  • Upcoming: the boys are hoping to backpack Sat and Sun, Sept 26 and 27; John Uhlman is working on obtaining permission to use the AFA’s Stanley Canyon
  • September 30: Mr. Woodard will be at the meeting to sign off on Aviation Merit Badge paperwork
  • October (?): The boys are hoping to hike the “Dino Death March” sometime in the fall
  • Upcoming: Scout Team Leader yearly planning meeting
  • Upcoming: Gina Swanson will be offering the Citizenship Merit Badges (in the Nation and in the World)
  • Focus for the fall will be to clean up any Merit Badges that aren’t completed


Sandy Johnston – Activities chair:

  • Veteran’s Day is on a D11 school day this year
  • Sandy will contact Will Mawhiney to set another date, possibly the preceding Saturday


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