Committee Meeting October 2014

Date: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Location: Carmenita Middle School

Minutes of September link:
http://troop693.wikidot.com/committee-meeting-september-2014

Troop Agenda

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Count of Attendees: 21

Isaac Szu – Eagle Projects

Committee Chair

Santos Kadi
- Discussed 2014-2015 troop subsidies on outings. Provide schedule of subsidy allocated to each of the outings

Scoutmaster

Dennis Gorospe
- Busy with SM conferences, leadership application and pre-eagle meetings
- We have a few openings for the next scout leadership position. Deadline is extended to 10/22/14.
- ASM selection committee is set up at the Cerritos Board Room to go over scout leadership application.

Treasurer

Eliza Ma
- Financial Report on File.
Quartermaster: Scott Kotake
- Getting ready to provide tent, equipment and gear for the next backpacking outing. We anticipate a large group of backpackers (around 50 participants). Philmont should look into purchasing their own gears.

Registration

Jenny Song
- Registration is underway with the goal of getting completed application by November.
- Remind everyone to get YPT certificate, if it expires this year. (2 years certification)

Eagle Guide

Ashok Chauhan / Jeanne Cha
- Presented a list/schedule of scouts in progress of obtaining their Eagle Rank at various stages.
- 2015-2016 – scouts in the pipeline for Eagle Projects: 14

Trail to 1st Class

Charles Cho
- Orienteering is being plan for at Cerritos Regional Park
- 2nd half or Tenderfoot Fitness requirement scheduled for end of October
- New scouts are excited and motivated.

Advancement

Grace Lee, Joseph Antonio, Linda Phong, Greg Tecson

- Advancement team is busy with scouts request for Board of Review (BOR)
- Troop next Court of Honor (COH) is on 12/1/14 at CMS

Webmasters

Rajiv Argawal, Sharon Wang, Minchi Cheng
- No report
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Medical Chair

Glenn Hiu
- No Report

Outing Chair

Jay Chiang
- Coordinating with S. Kotake on the next backpacking trip.
- Currently, troop has 4 adventure pass will require more. Price is $30 annual pass. Committee approved to get several more, if necessary. Some parents have personal adventure pass for the outing.

Community Service

Sissy, Henry Lee
- Scouting for Food 1st half is October 25 and 2nd half is following Saturday November 1. Scouts will be split into 5 groups (5 scouts per group). Sunshine Park neighborhood is the designated area. Need parent volunteers on both days.
- 2nd Harvest is coming up, to be coordinated by Henry Lee. Planning for November 22, 2014
- Limted to 8 scouts (first come, first serve) for this outing.
- CHOC Walk is also coming up on 10/12/14. Prizes to top 3 scouts and overall fundraising adult member. (prize is a “thank you” pin)

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
Sep 13-14 Beach Outing- Sep 2014 Anjali Atkins/Chandanika Gunawardena Mission Bay Aquatic Center no report
2015 Philmont Chad H. Adult meeting is on schedule to meet after backpacking trip. Crew has been split into two. Training hikes are scheduled in March, May and June. Travel arrangements are heavily in discussion.
Oct Backpacking- Oct 2014 Scott Kotake / Jay Chiang Jay is surveying a couple for hiking trails for the October backpacking trip. Little Johnny Trail, Red Box and Valley Forge are looks like it is leaning toward Little John.
Nov 8-9 Rock Climbing - 2014 Chad H. and J. Jahic Joshua National Park Currently has 9 signed up for the event. 10 scouts are reserved with instructor.
Dec 13 Holiday Party - 2014 Eliza Ma Golfland Rate: $12.50/scout $17.50/adult
Jan 10-11, 2015 Cope And Ziplining - 2015 Hannah Lee, Dennis Huang Costs: $85/scout – it is a 2 hours course of ziplining. Campsite is about a 30 minutes walking distance away from the zipline course.

Next Committee Meeting: TBD @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School

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