Indian Springs District Committee Meeting Minutes
December 3, 2015
Meeting called to order at 7:07
Opened with Pledge of Allegiance

Meeting opened with reports from units on service performed in previous month.

Committee reports

Commissioner
  • Recharter status report - Many units not even started
  • Starting up bi-annual detailed assessments

Membership
  • Current youth membership is at 1706 with a year to year growth of 22 Scouts (1.3%)
  • Added 4 units, which is an overall increase of 1 from 2014
  • Keep registering. New Scouts during recharter, collect $26 and get to DE

Finance
  • Golden Eagle on December 16.
  • Beginning to set dates for Family FOS presentations.Goal is $82K
  • Camp cards are local. Looking for vendors
  • Popcorn is due TODAY. Pack 138 wins big with $16K in sales

Training
  • Detailed coming training opportunities for 2016. Will be online after approved by Committee.
  • At the Spring Merit Badge Clinic a SM Specific training course will be added.
  • ITOLS needs a dedicated First Aid trainer
  • Proposal for units to host training. Requires minimum 7 participants.

Camping/Outdoor Promotion
  • Setting up online site for camping information (camp.indianspringsbsa.org). Will be online soon.

Advancement
  • February 13 will have MB Counselor training as well as Life to Eagle
  • Awards banquet set for Feb. 20. Awards list and nomination form will be online soon.Deadline to submit is
    midnight, January 25.
  • Working to finalize a District Merit Badge Counselor list.

Activities
  • Spring Camporee set for Feb 26 - 28 at Clinton. Combining with OA Winter Gathering. Will have OA Callout.
  • OA Elections begin December 15, end February 1.
  • Looking for a Cub Activity Chair
  • Planning meeting set for December 12. Location and time TBD.
  • Webelos Woods rescheduling. Working with Terry Chandler on details. Tentative date is April 22 - 24.
    Discussion held on whether to make a family camp or Webelos only. Decision to be only Webelos.

Communications
  • Request that only Communication Chair add members. Also, Chair has authority to remove members and
    inappropriate posts.
  • Working on solution for form submissions (email list, nominations, etc). Provider changes have broken the
    system.
  • request for current Committee members and roles as well as current and coming units to update site.

District Professionals
  • Units with a Douglas County student making Eagle, please get with Khalilah. Superintendant Pritz has
    requested.
  • Cub Packs meeting recruiting goals get voucher for pies from Waffle House.



Meeting closed at 8:47