NOVEMBER “FEAST” CAMPOUT
November 13th & 14th, 2004
Location: Camp Earnst, 18302 State Line Road (Directions provided below).
Departure: Meet at Prairie Star Middle School; Saturday, November 13th @ 7:00am. We will depart PSMS promptly at 7:30am.
(We will return home after we break camp Sunday, around 10:30am)
If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Bill Haner, before the campout (6:00 pm Friday deadline) or you may not get credit for the campout. Contact info: 913-814-9077 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: ADULTS: $20.00 (please pay Troop Treasurer)
SCOUTS: $15.00 (plus patrol costs)
· Saturday: Camp setup, Lunch, Scoutcraft / Rank advancement, Fun / Games / Free time, Ironwoods Challenge Course or Commando – Capture the Flag & Conservation Project, Feast, Campfire (All Patrols have a skit prepared)
Conservation Project and Climbing Wall (Leawood Ironwoods Park)
1. Ironwoods Challenge Course - First 20 Scouts to submit $30 fee will take on the Challenge Course at Ironwoods Park (147th and Mission). See Details below.
2. Conservation Project and Commando - Those not participating in the Challenge Course will perform a Conservation Project (required for camping merit badge) and then Commando games.
· Sunday: Breakfast, Worship Service, Break Camp
· Saturday lunch – Everyone bring a sack lunch.
· Saturday FEAST (supper):
Ø All ingredients will be purchased & supplied by the troop.
Ø Every patrol will be responsible for cooking a menu item
(side dish) for the Feast.
Ø Patrols will be assigned a side dish at the Troop Meetings.
Ø Adults will prepare the Main Courses
· Sunday Breakfast – Patrols will be responsible for bringing and preparing a “hot” breakfast for the scouts in their patrol. Adults will cook & eat as the “old Goat” patrol.
Equipment Needed: You will need cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hats, etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, and rain gear. Patrols need to work together to make sure that patrol tents and cooking boxes (cleaned and properly stocked) are brought to camp by assigned patrol members. . If you have Patrol Equipment (tents, tarps, stoves, cooking equipment), make sure it makes it to this campout even if you aren’t attending. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, November 10th. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Greg Spies; email@example.com 913-338-4354; if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents). Paper goods & cups will not be provided.
Registration: Please sign-up at Troop Meetings, or e-mail Rick Isham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Flaming Arrow Patrol. One of the parents of a Flaming Arrow Patrol Scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Flaming Arrow Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Friday, November 12th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.
Directions: Take 143rd Street east to Hwy 150 south (right). Take first exit, Holmes Road south (right). Drive 3.0 miles south on Holmes to the first STOP sign. Take 171st Street right (west). 171st Street becomes 172nd Street. Turn left onto Rolling Hills Road at “Bryant Cemetery”. Take a right (west) on 175th Street at the STOP sign. Go 0.5 miles west to Stateline Road. Take a left (south) on Stateline Road. Go 1.0 mile to a drive on the right (west) at 18302 State Line Road. Turn right and drive about 0.2 miles to a house where the drive turns to the right (north). Slowly proceed up the drive to the north until you reach the parking area.
Ironwoods Challenge Course – Troop 10 has the opportunity to take on the Ironwoods Challenge Course in Ironwoods Park at 147th and Mission Road. The first 20 Scouts to signup and submit a $30 fee (over and above the campout costs) to the Troop Treasurer will get to participate. This will be a very memorable event for all those who participate. “Safety” and “Challenge by Choice” will be emphasized by highly trained facilitators as the boys traverse the course over three 50-foot structures. We will also get to climb a 50-foot rock wall.
We will leave from the campsite at approximately 9:30 and return by 3:30. Bring your sack lunch! This experience will allow many of the Climbing and Repelling merit badge requirements to be checked off.
Contact Rick Isham with questions. (email@example.com).
Note: Those participating will miss our yearly conservation project needed for the camping merit badge (requirement #9C), and will need to make that up at a future campout.