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Committee Meeting, January 20, 2019

Members Present: Nicole John, Tara Hampton, Barbara Gorman, Bobby Bradford, Heather Babish, Chris Hayden, Roger Brand, Martha Brand, Sarah Blaesing

Events- Barbara Gorman

Escalade Rock Climbing

25 scouts signed up

Roger Brand and Daniel Fulcher will stay overnight

Herbie Gorman will pick up pizzas and stay for evening, DJ Waller may attend to spend time with Nathan

March 27-2020 Shooting Sports Merit badge weekend- Boy Scouts will shoot rifle and shot gun only

Venture Crew can shoot pistols, as well as rifle and shotgun

Joe Collins at Pickens range is the contact- Martha Brand will confirm rules about adults bringing their own firearms to shoot and set up reservation

Barbara will coordinate transportation for the event.

COPE at Woodruff April 17-19

Backpacking trip – February 28- March 1st– Chris Cox, Chaffee Viets, Simon LegGood – who will lead?

February 14-16 – Caving trip cancelled

Maybe an Orienteering event February 22nd – Roger will discuss interest at lock in this weekend


March 10 – Pack 1134 Christian Snyder is coming to Troop 75

March 9- Pack 417 – Rocky Mount ES – Heather Babish not sure how many will cross over yet

February 24 – Pack 75 – Christopher Maldando will crossover

Fundraising – Tara Hampton

Switched Donut weekend – covering February 9 and March 1st

Donut prices went up at last pick up – $9.49 per dozen -20% discount – 7.59 per dozen

Do we still want to commit to selling donuts? Give it up to another ministry?

Will bring it up at the next COR meeting at church

Pine straw sales at church – February 1st, 8, 29th and March 7th – sign up genius will be sent out

Flyer insert in bulletin Feb 1/2nd , Ad in bulletin the remaining weekend

Tara picked up 600 camp cards

Prize structure changed from last year – Amazon gift cards or camp credit

Jordan Marshburn – Waffle House executive approved for sales at any Waffle House in his district

April 13 – camp card money due to Tara

April 30 – final settlement to AAC

Merit Badge Counselors need to complete background check form and training- Martha resubmitrted all forms for troop 75 merit badge counselors

Feb 10th – PLC meeting at 6:45pm, offer Merit Badge counselor presentation at the same time 

High Adventure trips

Sea Base May 2020 – flights booked, final payment due at the end of the month

Northern Tier trip 2021- Chris Cox – adult planning on leading crew

Crew is mostly full-  need another leader

Eagle Status

Eagle Board of Review – 4th Thursday of each month at Eastminster Presbyterian church at Sewell Mill And Canton Rd

Brayden 2-20

Johnny Ryan needs paperwork completed

Caleb Lorenz – has decided on the church picnic tables as his Eagle project

Caleb Cox – July 11, 2021 -18th BD

Chris recommended that Scouts present their project at Committee meeting to offer practice for communication skills – will start with scouts this year

The next group of Scouts eligible for Eagle are Tyler Lawson, Joseph Babish, Quentin Gallardo, Liam Viets

Trailer update- Bobby had sizes done for lettering – need list of Eagles from 2017 to present – Bobby will coordinate with Christine and Mary Ellen to get complete list.   The Eagle plaque needs updating as well.

Summer Camp – Barbara Gorman

Registration is coming up – Scouts need to decide which merit badges they would like to complete at camp

Recommending that new scouts complete Mountaineering program to get a head start on rank advancement.  Lots of new stuff this year.  March 27th at 9am can register the troop online for classes 

Suggested the scouts have a design competition to design the back of troop T-shirt for summer camp and have them vote on best design

Hoodie – Gildan pullover – front only with 2 colors $19.50 – minimum 24 ordered as an option

Rather than have a new scout camp out- All new crossovers will be invited to March Shooting sports campout and take Mountaineering program at summer camp. 

OA elections – January 27th

Jonathan Blaesing and Johnny Ryan eligible

New SPL options for next election – Ethan John and Liam Viets

Picnic scheduled for August 1st

Roundtable – 2-5, 2020

District Banquet 2-7-2020

Court of Honor – March 16, 2020