Committee Meeting November 2013

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Location: Carmenita Middle School
Chaired by: Dennis Gorospe
Total present: 19

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Ricky G. project is deferred by the Committee. It needs further planning and will be reviewed by a sub-committee. His project is to produce an anti-bully educational video.

Committee Reports

Dennis G.

  • Remind members that there are opportunities for Leadership Training at University of Scouting. Cost of classes is reimbursed by the Troop. Encourage adult leaders to attend training courses.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune

  • Discussion on administrating Spring Camporee. Theme will be Highland Games with a handful of games to be tested before the event. Eric would like to have a bagpiper at the event to spruce up and make the event more festive.
  • No scout QM for upcoming terms. SM placed QM duties to the ASPL and asks that they be in charge of QM duties or to find a replacement.
  • USS Arizona flag is currently at the Cerritos Senior Center for display.

Treasurer Report

Eliza Ma

  • Financial report on File

Quartermaster Report

Scott K.

  • Request for fund to replace the flag base as it is wearing down; committee approved

Registration Report (Cynthia Dang)

  • 57 scouts renewed or applied for membership

Eagle Guide

Ashok Chauchan, Maha Sadras, Cristina Preciado

  • Troop is active with scouts preparing and requesting for pre-Eagle Character Board.
  • Eagle Guide Team is working/encouraging 2-3 scouts that are within the crucial months of turning 18 years of age.

Trail to 1st Class

Charles Cho

  • No report


Grace(nia), [Melody (nia), Jeanne, Glenn H. (nia)]

  • Court of Honor is on 12/2/13.
  • Thanks Alok S. for assisting and provide training for the MC of the COH event

Webmaster’s Report

Sissy Yoh, Sharon Wang(not in attendance)

  • Committee Chair thanks the webmasters for doing a wonderful job.

Medicals Chair Report

Santos Kadi– Completed updating medical forms with matching information on our website.

Outings Chair

Jay Chiang

  • no report

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
TBD Philmont - 2015 Chad Hoang Philmont Sign up with Council for 2015 starts in November.
Oct 13 CHOC Walk - 2013 Jeanne Cha, Carl Wong Troop is registered. All are encouraged to participate.
Oct 19-20 Backpacking - October 2013 Carl Wong, Jay Chiang Cedar Glenn Budget approved at $15/scout
Nov 16-17 Bike Camping - November 2013 Santos Kadi, Yi Chu 2 routes will be planned, 1 a shorter one and another longer one for older scouts. Budget approved.
Dec 14 Holiday - Dec 2013 Lillibelle Reyes Buena Park John’s Incredible Pizza. Budget approved.
Jan 11-12 Sports Outing - Jan 2014 Chad Hoang, Glenn Hiu Firestone Submitted application to Firestone for reservation of campsite. On schedule.
Feb 8-9 Snow Trip Outing- Feb 2014 Charles Wei Big Bear Committee approved. Collecting deposit by 12/16.

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • Community Service to Long Beach shelter is scheduled on November 10.
  • Veteran’s Day Ceremony at City of Cerritos is scheduled on November 11 to share, commemorate and display the certificate and the encased U.S. flag that was raised by our Troop on the USS Arizona in Hawaii on July 4, 2013.

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: December 10th, 2013 @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School

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