Committee Meeting - December 2008

ASM Meeting: Held before at 6:30 PM
Where: Carmenita Middle School
When: Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Time : 7:00 PM
Chaired by: Chad T Hoang
Total present: 17

Committee Chair

Chad Hoang

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune

  • Scoutmaster Conference - 4 Scoutmaster Conferences reported: (1 - Life, 2- 2nd Class, 1- First Class)
  • New Green Bar will be switching patrols around to balance them out. We have 8 scouts turning 18 in 2009. Discussion will be held in January's Committee meeting regarding the rearrangement of patrols.

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong (not in attendance)

  • Ending cash balance (Details on file).

Quartermaster Report

Bryan Johnson and Peter Prana

  • No. Report.

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang

  • Eric has submitted the registration information for 55 scouts into round table on December 10th.

Eagle Guide

Glenn Nishibayashi

  • SL needs to have all Eagle requirements completed by his 18th birthday, 1/15/09. His Eagle Project will be Saturday 12/20/08 and Sunday 12/21/08.
  • AC is awaiting his Eagle Character Board.

Trail to 1st Class

Maja Sadras (not in attendance)

  • No Report

Advancement Report

Susan Chung (not in attendance), Melody Chang, and Jill Villaseca (not in attendance)

  • All scouts need to remember to bring their scout book the first meeting of every month so that the records are complete and up to date.
  • A concern was brought up regarding new requirement being added into the New Scout Handbooks . Scouts will be asked to fulfill those requirements even though they have already received rank advancement, so that they wont run into problems down the line.

Webmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • When posting pictures on the website, please “crop” them (make them smaller) so they don’t use as much memory on the website.
  • Alok is willing to train adults to post information for events and outings themselves.
  • Also send any updated info to Alok which you would like to see on Calendar.

Event Updates

William Chen

  • Remember Medicals (Class 3) for adults registered in troop are required if you are participating on High Adventure Outing. No exceptions.

Community Relations

Jeanne Cha (not in attendance) and Jovita Fuente (not in attendance)

  • The service project Second Harvest Farming in Irvine has been postponed to summer. Jeanne is looking into a March Fundraiser.
  • The CHOC Walk will be our Annual October Fundraiser, and the committee has approved to open it up to family and friends that would like to sign up under Troop 693.
  • Looking for ideas for community service projects. Any ideas let Jeanne Cha know so that she can look into it.

Adult Training

No Updates.

Discussion Items and Other Business:

Eagle Projects

No Updates

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Summer Camp: Cherry Valley (2009)
  • Summer Camp: Camp Witsett (2010)
  • Sumer Camp: Emerald Bay (2011)
  • Check out new Calendar - 2008, Calendar - 2009 for updated events. Coordinators are collecting information and will have flyers available with information in prepartation of each outing.

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Notes
December 13 Holiday Party - December 2008 Christina Preciado Laser Tag in Fullerton. Information was distributed at Mondays troop meeting. Details on Calendar Site
January 10, 31 Bike Check and Ride Terri Botello/Alok Sancheti Liberty Park @ 8:00AM. This outing will be in preparation for the Long Term 100 Mile Bike Ride in July. Details on Calendar Site
February 8 Loring Hughes Dedication - February 2009 Larry Stern Ceremony will be held at Sunshine Park at 2 PM
February 13 Green and Gold- February 2009 Elizabeth/Maria Ceremony will be held at Cerritos Library. Currently gathering information and getting feedback about coordination of food and program. Details to come.
February 27-March 1 Snow Trip - February 2009 Andrew Chien Moved due to lodging availability. Cost varies due to package selected and days of attendance. Details on Calendar Site
March 21 Backpacking Trip - March 2009 Victor Hsiang Spruce Grove in Arcadia about 9.4 miles. Details to come

Discussion Items

  1. February 8, 2009 at 1:00PM: Sunshine Park – Loring Hughes Memorial Flagpole dedication ceremony will be held. Troops from Cerritos and Cub Scout Pack 529 will be invited to participate in this ceremony. Also, Congresswoman Sanchez, County Supervisor Knabe, Cerritos City Council members, and Cerritos Parks and Recreation Commission members will be invited to attend.
  2. June 21, 2009 Cherry Valley Summer Camp - June 2009: Cost per scout will be $425.00. Since many adults are interested in attending this summer camp and spots are limited for those who wish to attend, the committee will discuss criteria for adult attendance in January. Be sure you attend if you wish to give input or want to be part of this decision.
  3. Long Term -White Water Rafting: Tabled discussion to Januarys Committee Meeting. Due to the popular Summer Camp - June 2009 and Philmont - 2009 the trip has been converted to bike only.
  4. 2010 Philmont Spot Reservation is needed. Contact Ed Johnson for reservation forms.

Medical Forms

Medical forms will be updated soon

Scout Expired On
Scout- Name Date

Next Comittee Meeting: January 13, 2009 at 7:00 PM @ Carmenita Middle School.

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