Committee Meeting June 2013

Date: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Location: Carmenita Middle School
Chaired by: Santos Kadi
Total present: 20

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Byron Chen's, project was approved. His project is to build a compost bin for Neemes Elementary. This project will help to increase students' environmental awareness both inside and out of the school.

Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • June meeting is the last meeting at Carmenita middle school. Summer meetings will be held in the library(Skyline Room)
  • Next Committee meeting will be on July 15, Monday and the following meeting will be on Aug. 3rd, Tuesday.
  • New scouts acceptance to the troop - one new scout request to join (14 yrs), and one request to transfer (Life Scout)

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune

  • Had 2 scoutmaster conferences. 1 Tenderfoot, 1 Life. 2 Eagle BOR
  • Planning Camporee (Late July) - oversee Registration, chairperson - Eric, High land games (Themes), sports events
  • ASJM - currently there are 3 Den Cheifs in troop 693 for Pack 529, bring in 3 for Pack 673

Treasurer Report

Eliza Ma

  • Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • Convenience Camp Tent (8) came in.
  • Invest in 2 Dutch ovens and chimney hook to lift lid.

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang (not in attendance)

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras

  • 2 Eagle BORs.
  • 2 Eagle projects coming up.
  • 1 scout getting ready for pre eagle
  • 3 scouts looking into their eagle projects.

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe

  • Swimming Merit Badge at CPE on 6/16 (Sunday).
  • Tenderfoot Fitness moved to 6/13 (Thursday).

Advancement

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

  • May: 2 TF / 1 First Class / 1 Life / 1 Troop Eagle
  • Scheduled in June: 1 request for Life

Webmaster’s Report

MinChi Cheng

Medicals Chair Report

Jay Shin

  • Updates are posted on web.

Outings Chair

Jay Chiang

  • looking for October Backpacking Trip co-ordinator.
  • Backpacking for new scouts should be easy. Suggested Cedor Glenn

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
Apr 12-14 Camporee - 2013 Minchi Cheng, Sharon Wang, Cynthia Dang Firestone 34 scouts + 8 adults went. 6 scouts and 6 adults joined from Pack 529 and Pack 673. Outing went well.
May 17-18 Whitewater Rafting - 2013 Vildana Jahic, Phil Working Kern River Went well. Safe return. DVD (Victor)
Jun 1-2 Field Sports - 2013 Chad Hoang Forest Lawn 7 adults/ 22 scouts. Rifle/Shotgun MB classes during day time. Night time Rock/Paper/Scissors, skit competitions(Poetry, Rapping)
Jun 23- Jul 5 Hawaii Long Term - 2013 Frances Gorospe Hawaii All ready to go, leave LAX at 6:00 AM. T-Shirts are out. Host - Aloha council
Jul 7- Jul 13 Summer Camp - 2013 Scott Kotake, Chandy Gunawardhana Cherry Valley, Catalina Merit Badges - choose 3 to begin, can add more over there. Afternoon will be free time. There will be a class for Trail to 1st Class. $15 for t-shirt.
Jul 30 - Aug 15 Philmont - 2013 Uttara Kelkar, Santos Kadi Philmont crew went on 2 night (San Gorgonio) training hike. Team Building exercises
Aug 24- Aug 25 Fishing - 2013 Glenn Hiu, Dennis Huang Planning for 20 scouts + 4 adults. $20 per scout + license if you are 14+. Information on website
Sep 24 Beach Outing - 2013 Jackie Lee, Chandy G., Jeanne Cha San Diego Mission Bay Wind surfing/ Paddle Boarding - $ 80 - 85. Per scout $25. Estimate 15 scouts and 5 adults

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • **Formation Nomination Committee by Aug COH (Frances, Grace )
  • 6/24 and 7/1 need ASM

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: July 15 2013 @ 7PM, Cerritos Library(Skyline Room

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