Committee Meeting - January 2012

Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Location: Carmenita Middle School
Chaired by: Santos Kadi
Total present: 19

Troop Agenda

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Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • Round Table on Thursday, representative from scout shop will be there with merchandise if anyone needs to buy
  • Pack 529 den leader reported that 8 cub scouts from pack 529 are interested in joining troop 693, 5 are interested in other troops and 1 is taking a break.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • SMC – 2 Tenderfoot, 4 First Class (1 scheduled for end of Jan) .
  • Planning for Camporee
  • Starting day for new scouts in troop will be March 5th
  • Green and Gold is on March 30th - Vignesh is getting the den chiefs ready

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong - Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang - (Not in Attendance)

Outing Coordinator

Andrew Chen

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras - (Not in Attendance)

  • 2 Eagle Character Boards
  • 3 scouts from 2011 batch coming up with basic project proposal
  • 3 scouts from 2012 batch showing interest in eagle project
  • The approval for eagle projects has changed. There is a new workbook for scouts to follow.
  • Maha is going to have an orientation for new process and workbook

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe

  • Nothing to report
  • At the Blue & Gold on Feb 3rd, new Webelos will bridge over

Advancement Report

Melody, Grace, Jeanne, Jovita

  • January Board of Review Scheduled: 1 Tenderfoot, 2 Second Class, 3 First Class, 1 Pre Eagle

Webmaster’s Report

MinChi Cheng (not in attendance)

Medicals Chair Report

Uttara Kelkar (not in attendance)

Community Relations

Christina Preciado, Anjali Atkins (not in attendance)

Check out new Calendar - 2012 for updated events. Coordinators are collecting information and will have flyers available with information in preparation of each outing.

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
Nov 19-20 Rock Climbing - November 2011 Jay Shin, Richard Gilliland Black Rock Campground 15 scouts and 6 adults went, on Sunday did 1 mile hike, scouts should submit their paperwork for merit badge
Dec 11 Holiday Party - December 2011 Christina Preciado, Vildana Jahic iFly in Hollywood 21 scouts + 1 adult did iFly, was lot of fun. No parking fee was charged. iFly will also give a patch and DVD
Jan 21 Deep Sea Fishing - 2012 P. Working, Raja Gunawardana, V. Hsiang Street Landing, San Pedro 22 scouts and 6 adults have signed up. Got permits. Chances of rain. Victor is holding a fishing seminar at his house this saturday
Feb 3-5 Snow Trip - 2012 Cynthia Chen, Sissy Yoh Inn Der Bach, Big Bear 21 scouts, 11 adults and 3 siblings have signed up.
Mar 17-18 Backpacking - March 2012 Ben Hur, Andy Black Is looking for spot
Mar 30 Green and Gold - 2012 Linda Phong, Sujin Youn, Su Yon Kim, Sharon Gong Skyline Room Room has been reserved. $7 per person. Estimating 130 sign ups. $5 for 6 raffle tickets.
Apr 7-11 Grand Canyon - 2012 Andrew Chien, Santos Kadi Grand Canyon 1 permit has been approved. Selection criterion was discussed: look at physical, mental preparedness, attendance in training hikes, those who have already been there will be given low priority. 8 spots for scouts. Room for 3 adults with 1 backup.
Apr 20 Camporee - 2012 Glenn Hiu, Minchi Cheng Attend Round Table meeting. Need to attend Webelos 2 meeting to get signups
Jun 23-30 Long Term Bike Ride - 2012 Justin Chiang, Dennis Gorospe, Ed Johnson Along the central CA coast All campsites have been booked. Looking at various options to haul the bikes: trailer, U-Haul, Train

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • New scouts admittance - 5 currently in waiting list, 1 from Troop 673 from La Palma
  • Parents need to be silent at the back when the Monday scout meetings are conducted

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Camp Mataguay (2012)
  • Camp Cherry Valley (2013)
  • Hawaii (2013)
  • Philmont (2013)

Medical Forms

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


Next Committee Meeting: February 7, 2012 @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School.

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