Committee Meeting - October 2007

ASM Meeting: Held before at 6:30 PM
Where: Carmenita Middle School
When: Tuesday, Octover 14, 2008
Time : 7:00 PM
Chaired by: Chad T Hoang
Total present: 17

Committee Chair

Chad Hoang

  • Recognition of ASM Training: Victor Hsiang, Frances and Dennis Gorospe, Chad Hoang, Andrew Chien, Christina Preciado
  • Green and Gold - February 2009 scheduled for 2/13/08 in the Skyline Room at Cerritos Library. Liability insurance pending.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune

  • Scoutmaster Conference - 4 SCM reported.
  • Some Board of Review Scheduled for 10/16/08.
  • Flag Ceremony in honor of Loring Hughes Memorial scheduled for 10/09/08 at the Cerritos City Hall was a success. Thank you to all who attended.

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong

  • Ending cash balance (Details on file).
  • Discussion of Meals per Diem on outings. Scouts must plan and purchase food accordingly to reduce cost and waste.

Quartermaster Report

Bryan Johnson and Peter Prana

  • Outing coordinator should be recording gear checked out to scouts as well as regulating when items are returned to quartermaster. Wiliam has a inventory sheet set in place for outing coordinators that helps in keeping track of troop equipment .
  • If you have any items from the Saltwater Canoe / Kayak Trip - September 2008 or Rock Climbing - October 2008 in your possession, please check them in to the outing coordinator so that person can return them to Brian immediately so that the troop can have a complete count on on gear.
  • A couple tents are damaged. Ed has volunteered to take them in for repair.

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang

  • In the process of collecting dues for the new year. Check your email for the form to be filled out and return with fee to Cynthia ASAP. Due November 2008.

Eagle Guide

Glenn Nishibayashi

  • Justin Wang and Andrew Park passed their Character Board and are on their way to receiving their Eagle recognition.

Trail to 1st Class

Maja Sadras

  • Advancement opportunity in Orienteering - November 2008 on 11/2/08. Terri has updated the course at regional park. A pretraining will be scheduled during a troop meeting.

Advancement Report

Maria, Susan, Melody, and Jill

  • In the process of updating records.
  • All scouts need to remember to bring their scout book the first meeting of every month so that the records are accurate
  • If you are interested in becoming a Merit badge counselor, there is a online process noting what qualifications are required.

Webmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • Alok is willing to train adults to post information for events and outings themselves.
  • Also send any updated info to alok which you would like to see on Calendar.
  • Advertisement popups are now gone.
  • Our Web Page has shown an increase in users from 2000 to 4000 this past month.

Event Updates

William Chen

  • Remember Medicals (Class 3) for adults registered in troop are required if you are participating on High Adventure Outing. No exceptions.

Community Relations

Jeanne Cha and Jovita Fuente

  • CHOC Walk - October 2008 will be held on Sunday 10/19/08. 29 walkers are signed up to attend. We will be walking in Disneyland holding a banner in honor of Joyson. Make sure you are in full Class A uniform. $2055 was raised.
  • Next service project is at Second Harvest Farming in Irvine. Approximately 30 volunteers are needed. We have 12 interested scouts so far, but we need 25-30 in order to be able to pick our own date or we will have to join another group.
  • Looking for ideas for community service projects. Any ideas let Jeanne Cha know so that she can look into it.

Adult Training

  • October 24-25 ASM/SM outdoor training.

Discussion Items and Other Business:

Eagle Projects

  • Introduction of Stephen Lee's Eagle Project of Landscaping at FCC. Will need approximately 15 -20 scouts. Projected date 1st or 3rd weekend in December.

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Mammoth Caverns (2008)
  • Cherry Valley (2009)
  • Camp Witsett (2010)
  • Emerald Bay (2011)
  • Check out new Calendar - 2008, Calendar - 2009 for updated events. Coordinators are collecting information and will have flyers available with information in prepartation of each outing.

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Notes
Jun 21-22 Surfing Trip - June 2008 Brian Johnson Reimbursement wrap up are taking place
Jun 23 Summer Camp - July 2008 Maria Gomez Reimbursement wrap ups are taking place
August 10-16 Whitewater And Caving Trip - August 2008 Carol Hojo Troop voted and approved a return of $100 to each person who attended longterm
Sept 12-14 Saltwater Canoe / Kayak Trip - September 2008 Richard Gilliland 28 scouts and 11 adults attended and was very successful. $280 surplus
Oct 4 Adult Potluck - 2008 Hoa Pham, Christina Preciado Very successful. Thank you to Glenn and Kathy for opening up their home and making this day possible
Oct 11-12 Rock Climbing - October 2008 Jay Shin 14 out of the 15 people who signed up attended. Al 14 scouts received a merit badge. Coordinators did a fabulous job. Next year maybe Indian Cove??
Oct 18 Aviation Merit Badge - September 2008 Terri Domae Chino Airport
Oct 19 CHOC Walk - October 2008 Jeanne 29 walkers are signed up to attend. We will be walking in Disneyland holding a banner in honor of Joyson. Make sure you are in full Class A uniform.
Nov 2 Orienteering - November 2008 Terri Domae Place will be at Regional Park at 2:00 PM. Terri has updated the course routed around all playing fields. Each scout will be provided with a map and worksheet. A pretraining will be scheduled during a troop meeting
Nov 8 Backpack Training Hike - November 2008 Larry Stern 2 mile hike at El Dorado Parks Nature Center at 1 PM. Backpack inspections will be held. Green Bar will schedule next meeting to go over backpacking skills.
Nov 1, 8 Scouting for Food - November 2008 Maha Sadras Details being gathered. More info to come. Sunshine Park 8-11 am
Nov 15-16 Backpacking Trip - November 2008 Michael Chern 5 mile hike at Icehouse Island. 15 boys and 10 adults signed up
Nov 21-22 AYSO - November 2008 Glenn Nishibayashi AYSO Region 54 Soccoer Tournament- Thanksgiving weekend- Boys who are working toward the Citizenship in the Community merit badge and need the 8 hour community service requirement met. Locations are Haskell Middle Scholl, Regional Park and Cypress. 11 scouts have volunteered to help out event will be held from 8 AM - 8PM. Adult supervision is also needed.
December 13 Holiday Party - December 2008 Christina Preciado Laser Tag in fullerton. Information will be distributed at an upcoming troop meeting
January Snow Trip - January 2009 Andrew Chien Details to come

Discussion Items

  1. Philmont 2009 - Sounds like its a go and progressing smoothly. Confirming with LAAC, Philmont contingent will be leaving July 13 and returning July 27, 2009. Ed, spoke to Danette Verdugo on various stuff and checking with her on the date of our Philmont 2009, it is July 14–July 26.
  2. Every scout should be given the opportunity to experience troop activities. If encountering hardship at any time camperships are available for all outings. They are confidential.
  3. Motion approved to give a gift of thanks to Carmenita Middle School for allowing the troop to use their facilities.
  4. February 8, 2009 (99 th Birthday of Scouting in the US) Proposal has been approved and a lighted flag pole will be placed at Sunshine Park in dedication of Loring Hughes Memorial.

Medical Forms

Medical forms will be updated soon

Scout Expired On
Scout-Rafael Moran 05/10/2008
Scout-Breik Tameem 05/10/2008
Scout-Bryan Hofmann 05/14/2008
Scout-Branden Pirkl 05/14/2008
Scout-Jason Wiguna 06/08/2008
Scout-Justin Wiguna 06/11/2008
Scout-Joseph Moon 06/12/2008
Scout-Patrick De La Fuente 06/20/2008
Scout-Eric Pranadjaja 06/21/2008
Scout-Nitin Sadras 06/21/2008
Scout-Stephen Lee 06/26/2008
Scout-Eric Banuelos 07/17/2008
Scout-Bruce Shiao 07/30/2008
Scout-Raul Parikh 07/31/2008
Scout-Kyle Shimoda 08/22/2008
Scout-Andrew Park 08/29/2008

Next Comittee Meeting: November 11, 2008 at 7:00 PM @ Carmenita Middle School.

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