Committee Meeting May 2012

Date: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 - 7:00 PM

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

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Committee moved to postpone approval of Daanish's project. Danish will present his project in the June committee meeting with more information on the stability of the fence. Danish's project will benefit La Mirada Mosque. The project includes building fence around the mosque to prevent from vandalism.

Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • Reserved CPE for troop meetings in summer
  • Shoshonean Park is reserved for Court of Honor.
  • Wade Hatch, Frontier District Executive is retiring from BSA. He will be missed for his service and commitment to the District.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • SM Conferences 2 - Second Class, 1 - Life
  • Attended ISLT training at LA Council along with Charles
  • Victor conducted the ISLT training with the new Youth Leadership
  • Met with MCs for Court of Honor along with Charles and Grace
  • New Tour plan is online now
  • Introduced den chiefs to the Wolf den at Pack 529 last Friday

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong - Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • 1 stove and 2 tents need to be returned from Camporee

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang - (Not in Attendance)

Outing Coordinator

Andrew Chen

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras

  • Working with 1 scout who is scheduled for SMC and need to go for his Eagle Character Board

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe


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 (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
Apr 7-11 Grand Canyon - 2012 Andrew Chien, Santos Kadi Grand Canyon 3 adults and 8 scouts went. It was a very good experience. The view was fantastic. All the scouts especially younger scouts did pretty well. Troop can try to apply for 2 groups next year as there are only 11 spots in one group. In Nov, by taking a survey of how many scouts are interested, we can apply for permit for next year
Apr 20 Camporee - 2012 Glenn Hiu, Minchi Cheng Firestone Scout Reservation 40 scouts and 7 adults signed up. 3 new scouts signed up. 1 scout dropped out. It was an interesting camping with rain. It was good that we made the decision to go
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
Jun 23-30 Long Term Bike Ride - 2012 Jay Chiang, Dennis Gorospe, Ed Johnson Along the central CA coast All campsites have been booked.18 scouts and 12 adults to go. Training going very well. Training help to build confidence in scouts. $300 per scout including Amtrack. $100 for parents taking Amtrack. All reservations set; training for 60 mile
Jun 29 - Jul 4 Annual Fundraising - 2012 Claire Peer Artesia City Approved. May 21st is the fundraising parent meeting
Jul 15 - 20 Summer Camp - 2012 Frances Gorospe, Charles Cho Camp Mataguay, San Diego 31 scouts signed up. 2 or 3 will be attending NYLT. June 7th is the Pre-Summer Camp Orientation.
Aug 16 Zip Lining/Caving - 2012 Chad Hoang, Jay Chiang Moaning Cavern Park 307 miles up North;~$165 per scout

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • Formation of Nomination Committee - Chad, Andrew, Chandi, Jay
  • Scout Rank Advancement Requirement Approval - discussion about rank requirement approval for certain requirements like cooking

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Camp Mataguay (2012)
  • 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: June 12, 2012 @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School.

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