VOA Minutes and notes.
VOA Meeting Minutes
Crews Present: 141, 604, 488, 800, & Ship 195
141: Lake Silverwood fishing trip... due to unforeseen circumstances, 141 may soon
488: HAT Canoeing trip in November, Religious retreat the previous weekend.
800: Amateur Radio Expo, San Clemente Beach trip, participation in Operation on Target, first crew
604: Preparation for Philmont, hiking, Webelos Woods, assist at troop
meetings, distinguished citizen dinner
195: Active, cardboard boat races
Woodbadge: 27th-29th of September at Boseker Scout Reservation
Venturers present the Leave No Trace campsite, and present games, and join the patrols to show the youth presence that
can be found in Venturing
Stampede (Sheriff’s Rodeo): 29th of September, lifeguards are desperately
needed for the canoeing area
Haunted Helendade/Eerie Emerson:
October 27th, 2007
Cost is $11 per child and $8 per adult
To sign up please contact volunteer services at the council office
MegaVersity: October 20th,
Informational classes that pertain to various fields of scouting. Currently,
we are looking for Venturers to host a booth and provide information about venturing.
ARC Schools &
Community First Aid & CPR Course: October 13th, 2007
at the CIEC Council Office.
Course space is limited to the first 30 participants. Please contact volunteer services to obtain a space. Cost is $25
JOTA: October 20th, 2007
Venture Crew 800 and Yucaipa Valley Amateur Radio Club are
hosting Jamboree on the Air. This is the 50th year of JOTA, and the 100th year of scouting, so many participants are expected
For more information, please contact Charles Kinnear, or visit Crew 800’s
If interested, please contact and make reservations... space
may be limited, but we are looking for as many participants as possible!
Pumpkin Train Ride: October
13-14th, 20-21st, 2007
Salty Rat HAT Training: November 3rd, 10-11th
Canoeing High Adventure Training Course
Involves one weekend of learning the basics
of canoeing, and on the second weekend a canoeing trip throughout Mission Bay. For more information, please contact Michael
Case, Paula Boothe, or volunteer services.
VOA Elections are coming up! October, our next meeting is time for nominations. If you or a member of your
crew is interested, please be sure to attend and nominate them or yourself. Thank you!
new dates for VOA:
As conflicting schedules make meeting every month harder, Paula
Boothe proposed that during the next calendar year, the VOA meets every three months as opposed to every month. This proposal
was also linked to perhaps have the meetings scheduled as to occur at major Venturing activities; VLSC, RangerQuest, etc.
Sports Chalet Gift Wrapping: December
Sports Chalet asks for volunteers to wrap gifts
outside local Sports Chalet in uniform. It is highly recommended as a form of advertising Venturing, and while sales are not
allowed, a tip jar is recommended. All supplies are provided. Contact your local Sports Chalet for more information or ask
Pat Rodgers for more details. TOUR PERMITS ARE REQUIRED!
Advisor’s Minute: Paula spoke about her happiness seeing
the many crews present. As the future of scouting, Venturer’s need to promote the fun, camaraderie, and fellowship found
in scouting, and specifically venturing.
Meeting closed at 8:00 PM
Opening: The meeting opened at 7:06 PM with 10 youth and 7 adults present.
Crew Introductions and Reports
The following crews were present: Crew 141,
Crew 310, Crew 488, Crew 604, Crew 800, and Ship 195
RangerQuest: Amy discussed
the week spent working on Ranger/Quest advancement at Boseker Scout Reservation
Mega Versity- 20th
of October; Mega Versity is looking for volunteers to give a presentation on Venturing. If you/your crew is interested, please
contact Charles Chapman
Woodbadge- 27th-29th of September; Venturing volunteers are to present Leave
No Trace to the fall Woodbadge course at Boseker Scout Reservation
Stampede- 29th of September; they
are currently looking for lifeguards and other volunteers. (Flyer is available) Please contact Paula Boothe if you are interested.
JOTA: Crew 800 is sponsoring a JOTA event on October 20th, 2007 at the Yucaipa Valley Amateur
Radio Clubhouse in Yucaipa. All crews, troops, and packs are invited to attend. Please contact a Crew 800 member to discuss
times for your visitation if you are interested.
Closing: Meeting closed
at 8:05 PM; refreshments followed
Carla Kinnear, VOA Secretary