Troop 10 - Shooting Safety Camp Out
September 19, 20 & 21, 2003
It’s time again for one of Troop 10's favorite campout events. This year’s Shooting Safety Campout will again be held at the beautiful Illig Farm southeast of LaCygne. Mr. Cliff Illig has invited Troop 10 scouts and scouters to use his first rate shooting range for our Shooting Safety event.
At this years campout we will:
· Set up camp sites and cook as Patrols
· Learn safe handling of firearms under very closely adult-supervised conditions
· Learn and practice archery
· Plan and prepare hot meals for Saturday morning, Saturday night, and Sunday morning
WHEN: Friday, September 19th thru Sunday, September 21st
MEETING TIME / PLACE: Arrive at Illig’s Farm by 7:00 PM on Friday night to set up camp If you plan to arrive later or leave early, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Bill Haner, before the campout or you may not get credit for the campout. 913-814-9077 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE: Illig’s Farm - From PSMS take Mission Road north to 135th Street. 135th Street west to 69 Hwy. South. Drive south on US 69 to State Highway 52 about 42 miles; (52 is about 5 miles south of 152 which is the exit for LaCygne – do not turn here) Turn left on Hwy. 52 and drive east towards Butler about 3.4 miles; just after the “Leaving Kansas” sign turn right onto gravel road (Stateline Road) and drive south about 2.1 miles; turn left onto gravel road (if you get to the Marias de Cygne river, you went too far); drive about 0.3 miles east and look for gate on the right (south) side of the road, just past the Illig’s lakes; turn right into gate - you are there!
You will need weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night, weather appropriate sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, cup and rain gear. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Thursday, September 18th for specific responsibilities. If you have Patrol Equipment (tents, tarps, stoves, cooking equipment), make sure it makes it to this campout even if you aren’t attending. 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)
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: If you have ear muffler sound protectors, please bring them. The troop will provide ear sound protection and safety glasses for those who need them. Regular prescription eyeglasses will provide adequate eye protection.
UNIFORM OF THE DAY: Red activity shirt. during the day on Saturday.
COOKING AND MEALS: Eat before you arrive Friday. Cooking will be by patrols. Hot meals must be prepared on Saturday morning, Saturday night and Sunday morning. For lunch on Saturday, bring a sack lunch and drink. (Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used. Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop)
Dads will cook and eat as the “Old Goat” patrol for all meals. (Including lunch)
COST: Scouts $25.00 plus patrol food costs
COMMITMENT DATE: You must sign up and/or pay for this camp out by the meeting on September 15th or by contacting Rick Isham at 913-681-1806; firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15th. All those who sign up or commit to go will be charged the campout fee even if they don’t attend. This campout event involves considerable costs to the troop for materials depending on how many we believe will participate and we need to have these costs paid for.
COORDINATING PATROL: The coordinating patrol will be the Flaming Arrow Patrol. One of the dads of a Flaming Arrow Patrol scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the camp out. The Flaming Arrow Patrol scouts are responsible to meet at the troop locker to unload the troop truck on Sunday afternoon. (The troop truck will be loaded by all Quartermasters and other volunteers on Saturday, September 13th, as part of the annual inventory process.)
No firearms of any kind can be brought to this campout by scouts. Only those firearms requested by Paul Bertrand should be brought by dads.
If you have any questions please contact:
Scoutmaster Bill Haner: 913-814-9077 email@example.com
or Paul Bertrand: 913-345-1611 firstname.lastname@example.org