Committee Meeting - July 2012

Date: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 - 7:00 PM
Location: CPE
Chaired by: Santos Kadi
Total present: 21

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Committee moved to approve Victor Peer's Eagle project proposal. Victor's project will benefit the preschool located in the New Life Community Church in Artesia. This will be a two day project. The project includes repainting the entire playhouse in the school play ground and install new parts that need replacement on door and windows of the playhouse.

Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • City of Cerritos approached Troop to request for helping elderly house owners to maintain their yards. Troop needs to look into liability issues, tools required, tour plan and supervision.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • SM Conferences 1 - Star, 1 Eagle

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong - Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • purchase 1 ductape $30

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang - (Not in Attendance)

Outing Coordinator

Andrew Chen

  • helping co-ordinators for September and October Events

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras

  • Glenn and Maha will hold a session in early September for the troop to bring light on the new Eagle proccess.

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe

  • Continuation of swimming MB will be held at Nishibayishi's residence.


Melody, Grace, Jeanne, Jovita

Webmaster’s Report

MinChi Cheng (not in attendance)

Medicals Chair Report

Uttara Kelkar (not in attendance)

Community Relations

Christina Preciado, Anjali Atkins

  • Troop approved the proposed volunteering activity at the Rescue program in Long Beach. This might be a 2 - 3 hour activity to help with preparing and serving lunch. Scouts 14 & up can volunteer. 2 adult Volunteers are required. Anjali and Shalu attended the orientation.

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
May 19 - 20 Whitewater Rafting-2012 Steve Lin, William Szu Kernville 15 scouts and 7 adults went. ~$180 per scout; About 3 hrs drive to the site; For next year, a 3 day trip would be preffered as there are other activities like hiking that scouts can participate; Scouts need to follow 3-4-5 $ budget for meal planning
Jun 23-30 Long Term Bike Ride - 2012 Jay Chiang, Dennis Gorospe, Ed Johnson Along the central CA coast Lot of work and effort was put into this outing. Training started as early as October. Scouts did great. All scouts enjoyed this outing. Food was great. Great view. Scouts finished their requirements fr this MB, so please see Mr. Gorospe or Ed for sign off
Jun 29 - Jul 4 Annual Fundraising - 2012 Claire Peer Artesia Good year. We made very close to last year. Fundraising committee thanks all parents for their support. Special Thanks to Victor and Yi for helping out with closing every night. Troop is thankful to Claire and Jovita who have been organizing this fundraising event and making it successful for the past few years. Troop parents, please be advised that both Husband and Wife are expected to show up for volunteering when both parents sign up to volunteer in the same 4 hr-time slot as they will have to cover 8 hrs for each scout
Jul 15 - 20 Summer Camp - 2012 Frances Gorospe, Charles Cho Camp Mataguay, San Diego 30 scouts signed up. 2 will be attending NYLT. Setting up trailer on Saturday
Aug 16-19 Zip Lining/Caving - 2012 Chad Hoang, Jay Chiang Moaning Cavern Park 307 miles up North;~$165 per scout; 4 day event; 6 hr drive; 14 scouts signed up; 2 packages available - high adventure and young explorer; July 30th last day for sign ups.
Sept 22-23 Wind Surfing/Board Surfing - 2012 Eliza Ma, Sissy Yoh Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego $65 for Sat-Sun 3hr Windsurfing and Surfing program includes all equipment and instruction.
Sept 29 Adult Potluck - 2012 Christina Preciado Nishibayashi residence Christina will be organinzing this event; This is a good event for parents of the troop to meet other parents
Oct 20 Bacpacking - 2012 Anjali Atkins, Vasantha Sripathi TBD Looking into sites in Palm Springs and Spruce Groove; Victor and Yi will co-ordinate training on backpacking for new scouts

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • Formation of Nomination Committee - Chad, Andrew, Chandi, Jay
  • scouts should follow 3-4-5 $ budget for meal planning

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Camp Cherry Valley (2013)
  • Hawaii (2013) — Start taking deposits; In order to achieve Hawaiin Award we must attend their summer camp
  • Philmont (2013)

Medical Forms

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

Next Committee Meeting: August 14, 2012 @ 7PM, Cerritos Park East.

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