TROOP 10 SKI CAMPOUT
Program: We will be camping and skiing/boarding at Snow Creek, Weston Missouri. We will be Skiing and Snowboarding Friday night (10:00 pm – 3:00 am). The campgrounds are located adjacent to the upper parking lot of Snow Creek. To receive attendance credit, you must be present during ski time, campout, and cook with your patrol.
Arrival: We will have a Troop roll call at approximately 8:00 pm at the campsite. If you arrive after that time, check in with Mr. Haner. If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Bill Haner, before the campout or you may not get credit for the campout.
Food/Cooking: Eat supper on your own before arriving Friday night. Patrols will cook a hot breakfast Saturday morning for themselves and their parents that are attending. We recommend that you bring wood and charcoal for fires. Bring your own $$$ for the Snack Bar and lockers at Snow Creek.
Equipment Needed: You will need cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into after skiing Friday night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hats, gloves etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, and rain gear. Appropriate ski/boarding attire is recommended on the slopes. Scout Uniform not required. Patrols need to work together to make sure that patrol tents (poles & stakes) & tarps, stoves and cooking boxes (cleaned and properly stocked) are brought to camp by assigned patrol members. Tents have all been assigned to patrols and are not available from the Troop equipment stores. Please check these Tents BEFORE the campout to make sure that ALL parts are accounted for. 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 and Quartermaster if you have any questions. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Greg Spies; firstname.lastname@example.org 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 to Scouts or Adults. Bring your Scout Handbooks.
Patrol Food: Food costs payable to the person that buys your patrol food.
Camping & Ski/Board/Lift Ticket/Lessons: After 1/12/04 you are subject to pay higher (non-group) rates. (refunds on advance registration not available)
Scouts 12 & Under:
§ Lift ticket only - $14
§ Lift ticket & equipment rental - $29
Scout over 12 & Adults:
§ Lift ticket only - $17
§ Lift ticket & equipment rental - $35
Scouts & Adults not skiing - $2
Group Skiing Lessons are free
Bring extra money for Lockers and the Snack Bar
Registration: Please signup at the Troop Meeting or by e-mail. If you have questions, please contact Herb Strain at 816-941-8614 or email@example.com Please pay your fee to Chris D’Adamo (treasurer). After 1/12/04 you will have to pay non-group rate fees at the door.
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Indian Patrol. The Indian Patrol scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, January 22nd at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Saturday afternoon.
Directions: Interstate 435 to I-29 NORTH to Exit 20, take left at the exit ramp on to Hwy. 273 and drive back over I-29. Follow the signs on 273 to Weston. Hwy. 273 veers to the right just opposite the Bank of Weston - Tracy. Take Hwy. 273 to Hwy. 45. Turn right on 45 at the 4-way stop. Stay on 45 for approximately 8 miles. Snow Creek will be on your right about 1/4 mile past the Iatan Power Plant. Drive and park near the Campgrounds adjacent to the Upper Parking Lot.
If you have any questions please contact:
Bill Haner: 913-814-9077 firstname.lastname@example.org
or Herb Strain: 816-941-8614 email@example.com