September Service Unit Meeting 2017

September Service Unit Meeting 2017

Here is the agenda from the service unit meeting in September 2017

Sunnytrails Service Unit Meeting Agenda

September 14, 2017- Led by Julie Wunderly

Meeting Begins:

Babysitting:  By Troop 6038, suggested donation of $3.00 per child

Flag Ceremony:  

Troop/Girl Announcements:

He – She Halloween Dance – Troop 5137 (Claudia Silva)

Dad/Daughter Build a Gingerbread House – Troop 5137 (Claudia Silva)

Songfest  – Troop 5109 (Angela Lutz)

Brownie Science Workshop – Troop 5109 (Angela Lutz)

Upcoming Events:

Maytime Review – Saturday Oct 7, National City.  Parade starts at Tidelands Park and Bay Marina Drive to Pepper Park (about one mile).  Sunnytrails will register as a group so there is no need for troops to register individually.  RSVP deadline is tomorrow, Friday, Sept 15.  Please RSVP to Cathy Ecija at  Sarah Ruiz will be the contact the day of the event.  Further details to follow.

Fall Nuts Sale begins September 25th. Online training available for Troop Fall Manager (TFM). Any questions? Contact Stacy at or (619) 370-9026

Camp Surf – is full. Waitlist available. Fri Sun Oct 13-15 YMCA Camp Surf $125/person. Juniors and up. Contact Julie Wunderly

Day of the Dead – Saturday Oct 21. 12pm – 2pm. All ages welcome. Troop 6114 (Leivy Boyd)

Songfest  – Sunday Oct 22. 4pm – 5pm at Mountain Hawk Park Amphitheater. Troop 5109 (Angela Lutz)

He – She Halloween Dance Saturday Oct 28. 6pm – 9pm at the Elks Lodge. Troop 5137 (Claudia Silva)

Train trip to LA – Saturday Nov 4. $35/person Cadettes/Seniors. Max. of 50 people. Signup by Oct 5th (Deb Lechner)

Brownie Science Workshop Saturday Nov 4. 10 am to 12 pm OR 1:30 pm—3:30 pm. Troop 5109 (Angela Lutz)

Juliette Low Tea Party – Save the date – Sunday Nov 19. 12pm – 5pm at the Elks Lodge. Troop 6165 (Michelle Steele)

Star Light Parade – Saturday Dec 2,  6pm  (we need an organizer)

Dad/Daughter Build a Gingerbread House – Saturday Dec 2, Troop 5137 (Claudia Silva)

Be Merry Ornament PartySave the date – Sunday Dec 3 from 12:30 – 2:30pm, Sunnyside Bonita Library Community Room. Troop 6038 (Cathy Ecija)

Winter Wonderland Camp for Mothers-Daughters –  Save the date. Sat – Sun Dec 9 – 10. 2nd year daisies and up. We will work on these badges: Buddy Camper (Daisies) & Cabin Camper (Brownies).  Troop 5504 (Consuelo Quintanar)
Cookie Decorating – Save the Date. Sunday Dec 10. Troop 6167 (Karen Bonner)  
Wreaths Across America Saturday Dec 16 Save the date (Marilou Thomas)
Chelsea’s Run Saturday Mar 3. Save the date.  (Marilou Thomas)
Joshua Tree National Park Spring Break Adventure Camping Trip March 26-29, $200/person, Rock Climbing, Hiking and Stargazing! Maximum 40 participants. Contact Stacy Becerra or Debbie Lechner More info on the Sunnytrails website. Let’s Tent & Troop Tripping trained troops only.

Marisa Lowe –  San Diego County Library Bonita Sunnyside Branch – How to reserve the library and the new community room

Vanessa Erickson – Troop Support Specialist – Visiting from council to share what she does in her role and offer support to SU. Overview of Wells Fargo procedures and financial guidelines, e.g., how to/why open a GS bank account.

Money-earning projects 101 – our SU Activity Consultant, Consuelo Quintanar
Volunteer Conference and Celebration recap Thank you to all participants & volunteers, and to Elisa Hilliard for organizing our SU. Congratulations to Consuelo Quintanar on being awarded the Honor Pin, which recognizes adults who have delivered outstanding service to two or more service unit areas or program delivery audiences.

Looking for Encampment Director – The Service Unit is looking for someone to take over the role of Encampment Director. Consuelo will continue in this role this year but would like to mentor someone this year, so she can transition smoothly to serve next year.  Please let Consuelo or SU manager know if you are interested.

Looking for a Co-chair for Recognitions Chair – Narda Hirn.  The SU is looking for someone to Co-chair to recognize our amazing volunteers. Please let Narda or SU manager know if you are interested.

SHARE Cosmic BowlingStill looking for a SHARE Coordinator for the SU and/or this event
Looking for Starlight Parade Organizer – Dec 2. This is a great event for beginners. Older troops can also help. Involves signing up for event, choose theme, order patch.

SU Team:

SU Team Managers    Liz Amaral (Seniors / Ambassadors)

Cathy Ecija (Daisies / Brownies)

Julie Wunderly (Juniors / Cadettes)

Stacy Becerra (Independents (IRM) Manager) –

Membership Recruitment Specialist – Marlyn Carrillo

Fall Product Sales – Stacy Becerra

Financial – Marilou Thomas

Registrar – Myrna Takaki

Sunnytrails Website – Deb Lechner, Send photos!

Activity Consultant – Consuelo Quintanar ph. 619-253-9977

Travel Pathways Regional Coordinator –  Debbie Lechner,, 619 421-3582,

RecognitionsNarda Hirn

Cookie Sales – Darshana Scott and Claudia Ortega Roth

Facebook Page – Julie Wunderly, Cathy Ecija, Liz Almaral are administrators – along with Gladys Vuong

Next Service Unit Meeting: Thursday October 19, 2017 at 7pm @ Elk Lodge

Ana Amaral talked about Otay Valley regional park.  Her class at HTH is partnering with the ranger to increase community awareness of the park and the events they have to offer.  Best of all it is free.  First event Sept 30 @ 9:00 am to noon at the Lower Otay Reservoir.  Building a fishing rod and fishing all free.  Explore the hidden jewel in the South Bay. 

Download a map of Otay Valley Regional Park

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