SKI CAMPOUT &
Snow Sports Merit Badge
Program: We will be camping and skiing/boarding Friday night () at Snow
Arrival: We will have a Troop roll call at approximately at the campsite. If you arrive after that time, check in with Mr. Easley. If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, William Easley, before the campout or you may not get credit for the campout. 913-469-9749 email@example.com
Food/Cooking: Eat supper on your own before arriving Friday night. Patrols will cook a hot breakfast Saturday morning for themselves and attending parents. We recommend that you bring wood and charcoal for fires. Bring your own $$$ for the Snack Bar and lockers at Snow Creek.
Equipment: 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. Field 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 your 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, Chuck Gibson; firstname.lastname@example.org 913-681-8881; 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.
Costs: Patrol Food: Food costs payable to the person that buys your patrol food.
Camping & Ski/Board/Lift Ticket/Lessons:
Scouts 12 & Under:
· Lift ticket only - $14
· Lift ticket & equipment rental - $29
Scouts 13 and over & Adults:
· Lift ticket only - $17
· Lift ticket & equipment rental - $37
Scouts & Adults not skiing - $2
Group Skiing Lessons are free
Bring extra money for Lockers and the Snack Bar
Registration: Please signup at the January 9th
Troop Meeting or by e-mail. If you have questions,
please contact John McCabe at 913-669-5103 or e-mail: email@example.com. Guests fees will be billed to host’s accounts
& guests will need to complete Boy Scout Application (Brown Form) before
being allowed to participate. Please pay
your fees to Kevin O’Farrell (treasurer).
Lead Patrol The
coordinating patrol will be the
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 (north end).
If you have any questions please contact:
William Easley: 913-469-9749 firstname.lastname@example.org
John McCabe: 913-669-5103 email@example.com