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Woodruff Scout Camp 2019

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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.

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

Aviation Merit Badge Clinic- May 11, 2019

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Scout Challenge! – March 22 – 24, 2019

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Spring Court of Honor – March 11th 2019

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Pine Straw Spreading – March 16th 2019

Committee Meeting, March 19, 2019

Troop 75

Committee Meeting, March 19, 2019

The following were in attendance:

Bobby Bradford, Roger Brand, Barbara Gorman, Scott Gee, Sarah Blaesing, James Blaesing, Nicole John, Tara Hampton, Christine Peyroux, Mary Ellen Yeomans, Chris Hayden, Misty Wright,  Maureen Scoggin and Michele Salas

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • March 22 – 24 – Scout Challenge at Bert Adams
      9 scouts, 6 adults (2 crew members)
    • April 12 – 14 – New Scout Campout Allatoona Aquatics
      2 new scouts signed up.
    • June 16 – 22 – Summer Camp
      8 scouts, 1 adult (need another adult)
      Nicole John will reach out to the parents of new scouts regarding attending Summer Camp
      Cost: Scout $375 (BSA cost $340 + 2 t-shirts + transportation) Adults $165
    • May 25 – Flag Placement – Marietta National Cemetery
    • August 3 – tentative date for Scout picnic
    • Fall Merit Badge Clinic
  • Fundraising – Tara Hampton
    • Camp cards are available
      11 boys are selling camp cards.
      Camp cards and money need to be returned by April 15
    • Pine straw was spread at the church on Saturday, March 16.

  • Philmont – Mark Fulcher
    • We have 12 spots available
    • 3 scouts and 1 adult signed up to go to Philmont
    • Still looking scouts/adults to fill remaining spots
    • Prep hikes are in progress
    • Scott Gee will call Philmont to see if we can reduce the number of spots to eight or maybe even cancel our reservation.
    • Mary Ellen will inquire at District Meeting and at Scout Challenge this weekend)

  • Other Topics
    • Seabase 2020
      • Florida Keys – 5/28 – 6/3
      • 5 scouts and 3 adults



    • Meetings
      • March 25 is a PLC Meeting at Kelli’s house at 7PM (only scouts with leadership roles need to attend)
      • April 1 – no meeting (Spring Break)
      • April 22 – no meeting

    • Eagle News
      • Micah Salas passed Eagle BOR on February 21, 2019
      • Gabe Daniel Eagle project completed and Eagle paperwork has been submitted
      • As of January 2019, the Eagle Project workbook has been updated.
      • Pedrojuan Solano’s Eagle ceremony on May 18, 2019

    • Pack 75 Crossover was on 2/25
      • Added 7 new Scouts (patrol: Dancing Hot Dogs)
      • New scout dues is $50.00 (cost covers neckerchief and badges)

    • Bylaw Changes
      • ‘M’ – Payments for OUTING fees are non-refundable. If a Scout cancels prior to any payments made by TROOP 75 for activities or lodging, the Scout might be reimbursed. If grub master has purchased food, there will be no refund for food. The Outing Coordinator and Committee will review the situation. If a Scout had indicated to pay for the event with his ‘Scout account’ funds and cancels his participation in an event, his scout account will be debited.
      • ‘N’ – ‘High Adventure’ trip fees: Initial deposit is non-refundable. If Scout/Adult cannot attend Scout/Adult must find a replacement crew member to cover his previous payments and outstanding fees or they forfeit their funds. Reimbursement are based on time of withdrawal.
      • ‘*’ – Receipts for reimbursement of items purchased for the Troop by adults must be turned in within three (3) months of purchase date.

    • NYLT – DJ, Ethan, Liam and Will are eligible to attend
      • Looking at attending last week in May or first week in June.
      • Scouts will need to complete Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)
        Christine will look into how/when the boys can complete this prior to NYLT

Disability Awareness – Feb 2019

Committee Meeting, February 13th 2019

Troop 75 Committee Meeting 2/13/2019

  • Changing our meeting time to the 3rd Tuesday of each month, room 107 @ 7pm
  • School Break 2/17-2/24
  • Spring Break 4/1 – 4/5, No meeting 4/1
  • no meeting Monday 4/22 due to FCL being closed after Easter
  • Micah’s eagle board is 2/21
  • COH 3/11/2019, Blue cards due 3/4/2019
  • Disability Awareness MB had 12 scouts, very informative
  • Scout Challenge at Burt Adams 3/22 – 3/24, 8 scouts registered
  • New scout Camp out at Alatoona Aquatics 4/12 – 4/14, new Scouts arrive 4/13
  • Summer Camp on 6/16 – 6/22, $35 for scouts & $165 for adults, $340 to BSA
  • Pack Crossover on 2/25 in Bishop Hall at 7:30pm
  • New Parent Meeting 3/4
  • fundraising – camp cards are in, pine straw sell at $4.75 each, cost $3.75
  • Scouts get $0.75/bale, Troop gets $0.25/bale
  • Spread pine straw 3/16 500 bales, 9 – 12
  • Troop to provide at crossover – Neckerchief, T75 patch, Epillets
  • Gabe Daniel’s 18th Bday in mid March, is working on Eagle Project/Paperwork
  • Sarah, Barbara, Mary Ellen updating Scout’s Book and Parent’s Book
  • NYLT eligible – Ethan, DJ, Liam, DJ
  • Seabase 2020 – Nicole is working on, has interest from 7
  • Bobby will speak with Mark Fulcher about Philmont, running the new parent meeting
  • BYLAWS Additions