Committee Meeting - September 2009

Date: Tuesday, September 8th at 7PM in Room 601,
Location: Carmenita Middle School
Time : 7:00 PM
Chaired by: Maja Sadras
Total present: 20

Committee Chair

Maha Sadras

  • Committee approved proposal to elect Kiran Rami as Advancement Chair.
  • Planning meeting went very well. Mandatory parent meeting to sign up for activity coordinator has been postponed to 10/12/09. We will be holding the Octobers troop committee meeting on that day as well.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Chad Hoang

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong

  • Ending cash balance (Details on file).
  • Discussion regarding the subsidy of outings. Looks like our surplus goal has been met so we will need to be careful now on how much subsidy will be allowed in order to maintain a stable budget.
  • We must be careful to break even on all outings this year.
  • Looking into fundraising ideas for troop outings.
  • Committee approved to make a mileage adjustment of .25/mile to .14/mile or actual fuel cost.

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • Victor and Chad came up with a resolution toward holding scouts accountable for checked out supplies after all outings. An bin inventory list has been taken to see what we currently have as well as checked all item for repairs and replacement of gear. There is a request form that all outing coordinator will need to submit as well as make an appointment with Chad to release any troop equipment needed. Form will be put up online.

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang

  • Rechartering took place. She has submitted registration renewal for the troop.

Outing Coordinator

Alok Sancheti

  • We now have all outing covered. Campore(5/21-5/23): Jaime and Asmath, White-water rafting (6/19-6/20): Jas and Ed, Forest Lawn Mountain Man (11/20-11/21): Kiran and Carol, Back Packing (10/16-10/17): Girish and Richard
  • Has put together an outing participation estimate survey form to be filled out by scouts.

Eagle Guide

Glenn Nishibayashi

  • CG will be having his Eagle Character Board on 11/11/09. Class of 2010 working on Eagle are JM, and JW.
  • Class of 2011 will be meeting early November to discuss Eagle Process.
  • Parent please encourage all older scouts to go on outing. Help them feel welcome and let them know that they are doing a great job as role models in our troop for the younger scouts.

Trail to 1st Class

Terry Domae

  • Has put up a new page of upcoming event organized by date and requirements needed. There are links to the BSA Website as well as videos to view.
  • Recently scouts completed poisonous plant discovery with Eric Steigler and Eric Aune.
  • Tenderfoot almost complete
  • Compass 1 mile orienteering will be held Sunday 10/25/09. Supervision is needed.

Advancement Report

//Susan Chung , Melody Chang, and Jill Villaseca //

  • Next Board of Review scheduled for Thursday, October 15th, 2009. 10 scouts requesting BOR. Thank You to all the parent volunteer who came to help
  • All scouts need to remember to bring their scout book the first meeting of every month so that the records are complete and up to date.
  • Susan took blue cards for upcoming court of honor.

Webmaster’s Report

Jay Shin

  • 2010 calendar is updated. If an email is sent to you, please respond ASAP so that information regarding outings can be posted in an efficient manner.

Event Updates

William Chen

  • Remember Medicals Forms for adults registered in troop are required if you are participating on High Adventure Outing. No exceptions.
  • Reminder to all outing coordinators: All medicals must be updated prior to the outing for scouts and parents. Check below for soon to be expired medicals. See Hoa to turn in all updated medicals ASAP.

Community Relations

Jeanne Cha (not in attendance) and Jovita Fuente

  • CHOC walk is scheduled for 10/19/09. Registration is online. Register at CHOC Walk - October 2009. Will be starting at 6:00 AM at Disneyland.

Adult Training

Richard Gilliland

  • First CPR Training will be available through CPE on 9/16/09, 10/21/09 and 11/7/09. Online Registration at link http://recreation.ci.cerritos.ca.us/econnect/Activities/ActivitiesDetails.asp?ProcessWait=N&aid=92
  • SM and ASM training Part 1 is to be arranged. Part 2 Outdoor Leadership training is available from September 25, 26, and 27th.
  • High Adventure training will be available in February. More information will be gathered and announced at troop meeting.
  • Looking into scheduling a BOR review course for adults interested in sitting in for Boards of Review.

Discussion Items and Other Business:

Eagle Projects

  • JM and JW Eagle Projects in September and October.

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Summer Camp: Camp Witsett (2010)
  • Sumer Camp: Emerald Bay (2011)
  • Check out new 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 Location Notes
Aug 22-28 Long Term Bike Ride - August 2009 Alok Sancheti Detail on Calendar - 2009 9 scouts/ 6 adults. Great job to all the boys who accomplshed the 164 mile bike ride. Thank you to all the adults who supported these boys on this outing. Expense report on file and all gear has been checked back into bin
August 21-23 Surfing / Bonfire / Windsurfing Trip - August 2009 Chad Hoang Leo Carrillo Beach Scouts and Adults had a fun in the sun. Wonderful troop individualized facility.
September 4 Deep Sea Fishing- September 2009 Floyd Wilson Unknown No information
October 4 Plant and Animal - October 2009 Eric Steigler Unknown All scouts who are interested in fulfilling the plants and animals requirement for 1st and 2nd class.
October 9-11 Canoeing - October 2009 Dennis/Carol Fiesta Island Cost is $50 per scout. Online class registration is an additional $37 for each clinic. This is an opportunity to earn merit badges in canoeing, sailing, and motor-boating. Currently we have 20 scouts signed up. Total cost is $87
October 12 Mandatory Parent Meeting - October 2009 Chad Hoang Carmenita MS Finish up sign ups for 2010 activity coordination for troop.
October 19 CHOC Walk - October 2009 Jeanne Cha Disneyland Registration is online. Register under Troop 693. Will be starting at 6AM at Disneyland.
September 20 Orienteering Training - September 2009 Terri Domae Sunshine Park Map and Compass training at 1:00 PM
September 20 Backpack Inhouse Training - September 2009 Glenn Nishibayashi Sunshine Park 3:30 will be a backpack training for scouts and parents (first timers especially).
October 24 Backpack Inhouse Training - October 2009 Glenn Nishibayashi El Dorado Park 7:30 Backpack inspection, following with an 8:00 AM practice hike.
October 25 1 mile Compass Course - October 2009 Terri Domae Regional Park Information distributed during scout meeting
November 7 and 14 Scouting for Food - November 2009 Jovita De La Fuente Sunshine Park Is gathering information and will announce during troop meeting
November 21 Backpacking - November 2009 Jay Shin Unknown Tabled for next meeting. Information to be distributed during troop meeting

Discussion Items

  1. Summer Camp 2010 Camp Whitsett. Still working on closing out budget for Camp Cherry Valley.
  2. Philmont 2011- level of interest. Application deadline-October 2009. See Glenn Nishibayashi for more information.

Medical Forms

Medical forms HAVE been updated

Scout Expired On
Scout-Adam Wilson 09/11/2009
Scout-David Joves 09/16/2009
Scout-Ian Reyes 10/02/2009
Scout-Vignesh Sadras 10/06/2009
Scout-Joseph Moon 10/08/2009
Scout-Kent Chen 12/16/2009
Scout-Victor Dang 01/02/2010
Scout-Lawrence Dang 01/02/2010
Scout-Leo Kim 01/30/2010
Scout-Brian Hsiang 02/07/2010
Scout-Victor Peer 02/07/2010
Scout-Andrew Choi 02/16/2010
Scout-Edward Hsiang 02/16/2010
Scout-Eric Cho 02/20/2010
Scout-Brian Chen 03/16/2010
Scout-Tam Nguyen 03/20/2010
Scout-Kendall Nishibayashii 03/30/2010
Scout-Kevin Chang 03/31/2010
Scout-Cristian Preciado 04/01/2010
Scout-Jeffrey Tai 04/02/2010
Scout-Edward Yi 04/07/2010
Scout-Benjamin Liu 04/10/2010
Scout-Saumitra Kelkar 04/10/2010
Scout-Byron Chien 04/14/2010
Scout-Manav Rami 04/14/2010
Scout-Matthew Chern 04/15/2010
Scout-Mark Chern 04/15/2010
Scout-Ansh Sancheti 04/15/2010
Scout-Prithvi Chauhan 04/15/2010
Scout-Lancelot Chu 04/17/2010
Scout-Brandon Hojo 04/22/2010
Scout-Gerardo Gorospe 04/23/2010
Scout-Curtis Cha 04/23/2010
Scout-Vincent Gao 04/23/2010
Scout-Andrew Johnson 04/26/2010
Scout-Samuel Lee 05/07/2010

Next Comittee Meeting: October 12, 2009 at 7:00 PM @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School will be combined with Mandatory Parent Meeting - October 2009

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