L&C District Meeting Minutes, March 2013

Montana Council
Lewis and Clark District
District Roundtable and Meeting
LDS Stake Center, 1015 15th Ave S
March 5, 2013

Roundtables 6:30-7:30 p.m.
A. Boy Scout – Working with Unit Commissioners; Roundtable Safety Minute
B. Cub Scout – Working with Unit Commissioners
2. The meeting was opened at 7:35pm
3. The minutes of the January meeting were approved
4. Welcome, Introductions and Recognitions – Bill recognized Jeff and his team for an excellent Derby Day
5. Old/New Business
A. Bill kicked off our district committee FOS campaign. Cards were handed out.
B. Upcoming Events – Scouting for Food is 3/16 (bag drop off) and 3/23 (bag pick up). If you have any questions or need any additional materials, please contact Deb at 799-6620. The Venturing Trip is April 5-7th. It will once again be a winter mountaineering trip attempting to summit Rocky Mountain peak (west of Choteau). If you have questions please contact Frank Scopa at 899-1886. The trip is open to any Venturers or Boy Scouts over 14 who are interested in joining Venturing. Trail to First Class is APril 12-14th at Holter Lake. District Awards Banquet is Friday May 3rd. Deb is coordinating the banquet this year. We have extended the deadline for nominations until 3/15. The nomination forms are available on the district blog. Spring Camporee is May 17-19th. Details are here: http://lcdistrictcommittee.wordpress.com/2013/03/18/spring-camporee-agenda/ MT Council Annual Meeting is April 26th and 27th. It is Great Falls this year, and Bill wants to make sure that as the host district we have a great turnout! Friday night is the fun night – the recognition dinner. If you can only attend one event during the annual meeting, this is the event to attend. it is a beach themed dinner and will be at the Mclaughlin Center cafe on the UGF campus. Details will be on the council website (montanabsa.org).
C. Upcoming Training – Outdoor Leader will once again be at the Trail to First Class. If you have any questions, or if your unit is interested in Leader Specific Training – please contact Wade Wilmoth at 868-7892. Wood Badge is two weekends at K-M May 16-18th and June 6-8th. Bill is attending and is challenging other leaders in our district to join him. Bob Dowdy is serving on staff. Registration and additional info is on the Council Website.
6. Committee Reports
A. Camping Committee – Details are now out on the Spring Camporee. It is once again going to be at the Cobb Ranch (former Scoutana Girl Scout Camp).
B. Training Committee – Wade is looking forward to the Outdoor Leader Training. He needs to know ahead of time how many will be attending to prepare for food/training needs.
C. Advancement- 2 preliminaries and 1 final last month at the Eagle Board.
D. Programs Committee – Scouting for Food is this month. We need to make sure that we cover the town well, it is our district’s largest service project. In addition, this is the last year that Deb is coordinating the event! Cub Day Camp is going to be 4 days this year. There was no way to avoid adding an additional day as the number of kids attending has continued to grow. The dates are June 11-14th. If you have any questions please contact Ken Roberts at 952-1769.
E. OA – Section Conclave is April 19th in South Dakota. Grizzly base Work Weekend is May 3rd. K-M Ordeal is June 7th.
F. Other Committee Reports – The District Derby was fantastic! Great turnout and Central Catholic was a terrific venue for the day. Race results will be posted to the district website this year. Unfortunately, Jeff will be transferring this summer so we will looking for a new District Derby Day chair for next year.
7. District Executive Report – We are just shy of our 50% of our fundraising goal with our FOS breakfast happening on 3/26.
8. District Commissioner Report – Rex is still looking for additional commissioners.
9. District Chair Report – Bill wants to see a great turnout at the annual meeting.
10. Other Business
11. Adjournment. Next Meeting April 2, 2013, 6:30 p.m. at LDS Stake Center, 1015 15th Avenue South.