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Committee Meeting, April 16, 2019

The following were in attendance:

Roger Brand, Barbara Gorman, Sarah Blaesing, Nicole John, Tara Hampton, Chris Hayden, Misty Wright,  Maureen Scoggin, Martha Brand and Michele Salas

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • New Scout Campout Allatoona Aquatics
      16 scouts attended (3 new scouts)
    • May 15 – Swim Checks
      Mountain View Aquatics – 2650 Gordy Parkway, Marietta, GA
      6:30 PM
      Scouts need to complete for Summer Camp
      Swim checks are also necessary for Merit Badges held at Allatoona Aquatics Base and Watermania in August
    • May 18 – Mountain Biking (start Merit badge)
    • June 16-22 – Summer Camp
      13 scouts committed
      Roger Brand will attend the entire week.
      One adult will attend half week.
      Still need additional adults to attend summer camp.
      Cost: Scout $375 (BSA cost $340 + 2 t-shirts + transportation) Adults $165
    • May 25 – AM – Flag Placement – Marietta National Cemetery
    • May 25 – PM – Flag Retirement and cook-out
    • July 13-15 – Camp out with Flour wars + activities
      McFarland Nature Park, Marietta, GA
    • August 3 – Scout picnic at Riverside Pavillion
    • August 24 – Watermania
      Registration: $21 youth; $5 adult
    • Merit Badge Clinic – possible dates: November 9 or December 14
    • Aviation Merit Badge – need minimum of 5 scouts
      Two day event: Day 1 – book work; Day 2 – meet at airport
      Cost: $15
      Sara will look into available dates and times
  • Fundraising – Tara Hampton
    • Camp cards
      10 scouts sold camp cards.
      166 cards sold
    • Donut sales – scouts earned $8 per shift.
    • Pinestraw – still waiting on some scouts to turn in money



  • Philmont – Mark Fulcher
    • We were able to drop 5 of the 12 spots reserved
      3 of the 5 were dropped for medical reasons
      2 of the 5 we will lose our deposit
    • 3 scouts and 1 adult signed up to go to Philmont
    • Still looking scouts/adults to fill remaining spots – Deadline to pay is April 30
    • Prep hikes are in progress
  • Meetings
    • April 22 – no meeting

  • Eagle News
    • Gabe Daniel’s Eagle Board of Review is scheduled for April 24
    • Eagle workbook is now available on Troop 75’s website.
    • Pedrojuan Solano’s Eagle ceremony rescheduled for May 24
    • DJ Peyroux, Joseph Babish, Braden Mizell and Jonathan Sanderford are working Eagle Project paperwork

  • Website
    • Add information regarding dues to the website
      $185 Scout
      $45 Eagle Scout
      $50 Scouts crossing over

  • Health Forms
    • Misty is working on getting new health forms for those about to expire