BSA Troop 25

Committee Meeting

September 20, 2007

7:30pm, Room 135, St. Mark's


Attendance: Dan Snow, Committee Chair; Sue Graff, Committee Member; Doug Barry, Assistant Scoutmaster;  Dan Shattil, Treasurer; Jim Karas, Advancement Chair; Susan Smith, Committee Member; Jeff Kubitz, Committee Member; Mike Nagle, Assistant Scoutmaster; Jason Graff, Assistant Scoutmaster; Mark Roper, Assistant Scoutmaster; Donna Benjamin, Committee Member; Ty Carney, Scout; Deb Carney, Secretary.


Eagle Scout Project:  Ty Carney presented his proposal for his Eagle Project.  The project included cleaning up the fence line of cedar trees and other foliage on the property of the Izaak Walton League and straightening the fence line using existing wire and fence posts.  Dan Shattil made a motion to except Ty's Proposal with suggested improvements.  Jeff seconded. The motion passed unanimously.


Minutes:  The August Minutes were reviewed.  Sue made a motion to accept the minutes as amended; Jim seconded.  Motion passed unanimously.


Treasurer's Report:  Dan presented report.  A tentative list of campers for the Waubonsie Camp out was amended with additional Scouts being add.  Deb made a motion that Webelos and their parents would not be charged for the Waubonsie Campout.  The Troop would pay for the activity because it is a recruiting event.  Sue seconded.  Motion passed unanimously.  Susan made a motion to accept the Troop 25 Fee Schedule and Fee/Refund Policy with minor changes. Donna seconded.  Motion passed unanimously. The policy will be handed out at Court of Honor. Deb made a motion to accept the Treasurer's report.  Jim seconded.  Motion passed unanimously


Advancement: All awards have been picked up for the September Court of Honor.  Court of Honor is Monday, September 24, 2007.  There will be a multimedia presentation along with awards.  It was requested we set guidelines for advancement request including: All Scouts must sign up for Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews.  2 weeks prior to Court of Honor is the cut of day for all rank advancements


Scoutmaster's report: Tom Rolfes was not able to attend.  At his requested we discussed: 2008 Pinewood Derby the idea of adding a Car Show was well received, many details to be worked out.  The suggestion of the District to add a race for cars that did not meet requirements for a Pinewood Derby car was rejected.  No motions nor voting, just opinions!  Mark Roper will be in charge of Summer Camp 2008.  He will try to reserve July 13-19 with an estimate of 40 Scouts/adults attending.  Venture Crew: it was suggest that a hand out be put together with important facts regarding a crew. Numbers needed...possible positions needed....


Information about Scout Stock (October 19-21 at Mahoney State Park) will be presented at the Court of Honor.  If changes have been made to the calendar including the 2 week date for advancement, hand out copies of calendar at Court of Honor.


Meeting adjourned at 9:10.