Minutes and Notes from the Troop Scribe

Meeting Notes 9.16.19

  • Went over and practiced how to fold a flag
  • Went over and practiced how to take down and put up a flag
  • Practiced commands and turning when in Color guard
  • One scout had a Board of Review

Meeting Notes 9.9.19

  • Scouts discussed Beach Bend plan
  • Two scouts did Scoutmaster conferences
  • Two other scouts did Boards of Review
  • Just about it

Meeting Notes 8.19.19

  • Scouts went over Grimes Canoe Base and made some changes
    • Backup Plan:  Excape Games on Fort Campbell Blvd
  • Two scouts did Scoutmaster conferences
  • While the others messed around with the frisbees
  • We had a new scout join
  • That is about it
Meeting Notes 7.29.19
  • Scouts cleaned up the yard (at our meeting place) from trash and weeds
  • Plan for next few camping trips
    •  Grimes Canoe Base
    • Montgomery Bell (Day Hike / overnight w/hike)
    • Rotary Park (Day Hike / overnight w/hike)
    • Cumberland Caverns
  • That's about it :)
Meeting Notes 7.22.19
  • No Meeting
Meeting Notes 7.15.19
  • What we talked about
    • Summer Camp pros and cons
    • Pros
      • Got rank requirements
      • It was fun
      • It was a very pleasureable experience in which everyone gained experience
    • Bad
      • Not much except some merit badges and their instructors
  • The making of a new patrol
    • Name:  Big Fish Gang
    • Yell:  Big Fish Splash (A big fish makes a big splash!)
    • Emblem:  A fish duh!
    • Patrol Leader:  NL
  • Upcoming Events
    • July 22: No meeting
    • July 29: Lodge cleanup during the meeting
    • August 6: Masonic Lodge 1 hour service
    • TBD: Open house at TBD school for recruiting
  • TBD means to be determined
Meeting Notes 7.1.19
  • Discussed summer camp merit badges
  • Taught RC the Scout oath, law, outdoor code, handshake, etc.
  • Discussed partial merit badges and how to plan for them and to finish them hint hint
  • That is it folks

Meeting Notes 6.24.19
  • Everyone (NL and RC) did an orienteering course designed by JT
  • Mr. Lynn went over partial merit badges and advised making plans and attempting to achieve by next meeting
  • Talked about summer camp (more heavily)

Meeting Notes 6.17.19

  • Backpacking presentation from our lovely guest, J.R. (Model "T") Tate
  • Talked about our Stone Door adventure and the pros and cons
  • Went over summer camp (lightly)

Meeting Notes 6.10.19

  • Went over Stone Door itinerary and what to and what not to bring
  • Practiced lightweight stove water boiling
  • Talked about dehydrated meals etc.
  • That is about it

Meeting Notes 5.6.19

Montgomery Bell backpacking trip 25th-26th

  • Meals (Not in this order I think)
    • Breakfast
      • Eggs
      • Sausages
      • Toast/Pancakes
      • Water
    • Dinner
      • Foiled dinner
        • Halved potatoes/Baby potatoes
        • Seasonings
        • Carrots, peas, corn
        • Hamburger meat
    • Lunch
      • Ham Sandwiches
        • Ham slices
        • Cheese slices
      • Bag of Individual Chips

Meeting Notes 4.29.19

Scouts talked about basics for backpacking

  • What to pack
  • What bags to choose
  • You know stuff like that

You know 3 scouts showed up not including the Scribe so not much detail :)

Meeting Notes 4.22.19

4 Trips for Summer ish time

  • Skating
  • 5 mile Nature Hike
  • Grimes Canoe Base
  • Nashville Climbing Center (Climb Nashville)

Upcoming Event Etc.

  • Garage Sale May 25th
  • Orienteering
  • Scouts will begin working on backpacking

Potential Cub Scouts may be coming to some upcoming activities


Meeting Notes 3.11.19

  • Started Fires
    • JR - First success
    • JT - First success
    • JK - Absent
    • RP - Un-Countable number of tries for success
    • NL - Un-Countable number of tries for success
    • RC - First success
  • Roasted marshmallows
  • That is it

Meeting Notes 3.4.19

  • Reviewed everyone's 2-day bag
  • Reviewed and practiced how to pitch and take down a tent (ended up ripping the tent bag) - JT!
  • Next Trip
    • NOT going to the aquarium (not enough participation) :(
    • Decided on Escape Games in Clarksville
    • 3/16/29
    • Jailbreak
    • 3/11/19
  • Doing fires with matches
    • At Mrs. T's House

Meeting Notes 2.25.19

Reviewed First Aid

  • Chemicals in Eye
  • Puncture Wounds
    • Fish hook
    • Splinters
  • Hyperventilation
  • Burns
    • 1st Degree
    • 2nd Degree
    • 3rd Degree
  • Dehydration
  • Cold and Heat Injuries
    • Heat Exhaustion
    • Heatstroke
    • Frostbite
    • Hypothermia
  • Reviewed with "quiz"
  • Practiced "practicable" subjects like stroke

Meeting Notes 2.13.18

Learned some magic tricks

  • Card tricks
  • Coin tricks
  • Rubber Band tricks
  • Rope tricks

That's basically it :)


Meeting Notes 1.14.19

Scouts voted on positions

  • Quartermaster
  • Librarian
  • Historian
  • SPL
  • ASPL
  • Scribe and kinda webmaster
  • Talked about goals and events this year

Goals

  • Be less annoying
  • 100% summer camp participation
  • Advance everyone at least First Class
  • Have FUN
  • Stop messing around

Events

  • Spring Jamboree
  • Fall Jamboree
  • Summer Camp
  • Murray State (Merit Badge Day)
  • APSU (Merit Badge University)
  • 3 hiking trips
  • Canoe Place (Grimes Canoe Base)
  • Wall climbing
  • City Forum