Committee Meeting - April 2013

Date: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Location: Carmenita Middle School
Chaired by: Santos Kadi
Total present: 29

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Edward Yi's, project was approved. His project is to setup a drip system at Sunshine Park for City of Cerritos.
  • Brain Chen's project was approved. His project is to paint the exterior of "Cerritos Church" church in Artesia.

Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • It has been recommended for a group of parents to go an meet the principal of Carmenita Middle School and re-introduce the Troop. Recently the school did not know whose bin was on the school property and they had to break the lock to find out it was ours. Since then the lock has been restored.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune

  • Flag Ceremony was recently done by the Troop at City Hall, Cerritos.
  • Had 2 scoutmaster conferences. 1 Star, 1 First Class.
  • Scouts are applying for new leadership to start in May.

Treasurer Report

Eliza Ma

  • Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • Committee approved to purchase the following:
    • Backpacking Tent $50
    • Issac Szu and Chritopher Gong helped in repairing the tent, cost $42
    • 8 plastic boxes for $12 each
    • 2 more pots $80
    • Washing tubs $70

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang

  • 4 new scouts have registered

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras

  • 2 scouts are ready to present their Eagle Project
  • 5 are in pipeline

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe

  • Will schedule Swimming Merit Badge


Melody, Grace, [Chandy, Jeanne, Uttara (not in attendance)]

  • Scouts will be meeting to prepare for upcoming Court of Honor
  • March: 2 First Class, 1 Second Class
  • April: 1 First Class, 1 Second Class scheduled

Webmaster’s Report

MinChi Cheng

Medicals Chair Report

Jay Shin

  • Updates are posted on web

Outings Chair

Jay Chiang (not in attendance)

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
Mar 16-17 Backpacking March - 2013 Andy Black, Victoria Bian Sprue Grove Outing went well. Waiting for final receipts to come in to finalize the final report
Apr 2-6 Grand Canyon - 2013 Vildana Jahic, Uttara Kelkar, Charles Cho Grand Canyon 6 scouts and 3 adults went. Had good weather and trip. Plastic bags created poblems at GC campsites, due to squirrels
Apr 12-14 Camporee - 2013 Minchi Cheng, Sharon Wang, Cynthia Dang Firestone 35 scouts + 8 adults have signed up. 4 scouts and 4 adults are joining from Pack 529. 2 scouts and 2 adults are joining from Pack 673
May 17-19 Whitewater Rafting - 2013 Vildana Jahic, Phil Working Kern River Reservation has been finalized
Jun 1-2 Field Sports - 2013 Chad Hoang Forest Lawn Moved to June 1st and 2nd, due to conflict with other outings
Jun 23- Jul 5 Hawaii Long Term - 2013 Frances Gorospe Hawaii Visited the BSA Camp where we will stay. Will be visiting Pearl Harbor and learning about Polynesian Hawaii culture
Jul 7- Jul 13 Summer Camp - 2013 Scott Kotake, Chandy Gunawardhana Cherry Valley, Catalina Waiting for orientation
Aug 24- Jul 13 Fishing - 2013 SGlen Hiu, Dennis Huang

Discussion Items and Other Business:

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Summer camps
  • 2014 - Forest Lawn Camp
  • 2015 - Kern Camp
  • 2016 - Emerald Bay

Medical Forms

Expiry date of Medical form can be found ad Medical Form Expiry

Next Committee Meeting: May 14 2013 @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School

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