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Committee Meeting, May 21, 2019

The following were in attendance:

Bobby Bradford, Roger Brand, Martha Brand, Barbara Gorman, Herbie Gorman, Sarah Blaesing, Nicole John, Tara Hampton, Chris Hayden, Mary Ellen Yeomans, Maureen Scoggin and Michele Salas

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • June 1 – scouts needed to help setup Church for closed pod training (8:00 – 8:30)
    • June 10 – Troop PLC meeting 6:45
    • June 16-22 – Summer Camp
      17 scouts committed
      Roger Brand and Daniel Fulcher will attend the entire week.
      Bobby Bradford will attend 1st half of the week and Chris Cox will attend 2nd half of the week.
      Cost: Scout $375 (BSA cost $340 + 2 t-shirts + transportation) Adults $165
    • July 13-15 – Camp out with Flour wars + activities
      Family camping, cost $2, will have scout grub master, families cook for themselves
      McFarland Nature Park, Marietta, GA
    • August 3 – Scout picnic at Riverside Pavillion (Herbie will be the grill master)
    • August 24 – Watermania
      15 Reservations; 11 slots filled
      Registration: $21 youth; $5 adult
      Swim checks are available on Saturday from 2:30 – 4 at Mountain View Aquatics
    • 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
    • June 9 – donut/coffee sales at church
    • Need to decide if we are going to sell poinsettias or look into going back to selling Christmas trees

  • Philmont – Mark Fulcher
    • June 9 – June 23
    • 4 scouts and Mark Fulcher will be going with Troop 597
    • Martha Brand is still working with Philmont on reimbursement for cancelled reservation
    • Prep hikes are in progress
  • Other Notes
    • There will be a spotlight article in the bulletin
    • The Pack will be doing a recruitment night. Question was asked if Troop would like to participate.