The meeting was run by Amanda, in the absence of Ben T.
Amanda led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Venturing Oath.
Jen gave the Treasurer's report:
People still owe dues. Currently we have
$370, but if everyone paid their dues we would have $530. Crew T-shirts are
available for $6.
The subject of Venture Crew hats
Motion: Proposed by Ben, Seconded by Jen: Dr. Oliver L. will head up the
hat investigation committee, and report to the crew via email on different
styles, colors, options, and sizes. The price limit for the hats is $15.
Alison did a review of past activities:
4/6-4/8: Popieniuck trip: Went snow shoeing and cross country skiing;
Chris Shaw hit on waitress.
4/14: Bottle Drive and church cleanup: "up-bup-bub-dub"-Amanda, in
response to Ben K.'s comments. Once all the money has come in from the
bottles, it will probably be over $500, which will go into the troop/crew
4/16: March with Stow Minutemen- Marching was great, looked very sharp.
4/21-4/22: Isaac Davis Camporee: We helped out with parking and manned the
first aid station. Mr. O. brought two pink flamingoes which appeared
on-stage Saturday night and were found Sunday morning inside the toilets. We
marched Sunday morning the seven miles of the Isaac Davis trail, all fell
asleep in a field, except Mrs. T., the oldest member of our
contingent, .and then came back and broke camp in driving wind. Ben
took a nap when he got home.
5/4-5/6: Cape Cod biking trip. Permission Slips due by 4/23
6/9: Car wash: The same day as Cub Family Weekends and the MHS graduation.
First four weekend in June: Cub Family Weekends at Resolute. Crew members
are encouraged to serve on staff.
Venture Crew summer camp: Second week of August. The camp is going to be a
great event, all members are encouraged to attend.
Oliver and others mentioned that
we would like more trips of a high
adventure nature. Mrs. T. said this is fine, we just need to fine
drivers, adults, and organize these trips.
Meeting Minutes Taken By: Secretary Ben K.