TROOP 10, APRIL 2003 EVENT
Departure: Depart as early as possible after school to arrive at NRO Campground
Friday evening, April 11th
Return: Sunday, April 13
Where: We will canoe the Niangua River. All Mustangs (first year Scouts) must canoe with an adult. All other Scouts without an adult must canoe with an Eagle Scout.
Directions: US-50 East to Sedalia. US-65 South to Louisburg, left on MO-64 East. 14 miles to Corkery Road. Follow NRO signs, 2 1/2 miles. (Alternate route: 71 Hwy south to 7 Hwy south thru Clinton, Hwy 13 south to Collins, east on Hwy 54, south on Hwy 65 to Louisburg, East on MO-64) (You can also get there thru Warsaw, MO) (See Map Below)
1. Friday Setup Camp
2. Saturday Breakfast, Safety Afloat Discussion, Parent/Son Canoeing,
Sack Lunch on the River, Scout Skills for Mustangs, Supper, Campfire
3. Sunday Breakfast, Break Camp
· $18.00 + Patrol Food Costs for non-Mustangs. Fee covers canoe rental, lifejackets, campground.
· $28.00 for Mustangs, Adults, SPL, ASPLs. Fee covers canoe rental, lifejackets, campground, and meals (bring your own sack lunch for Saturday)
Registration: Please signup at the Troop Meeting. If you have questions, please contact Rick Isham at 913-681-1806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cooking & Meals:
· Eat before you arrive on Friday
· Saturday Breakfast hot meal by Patrol*
· Saturday Lunch - bring Sack Lunch for on the river.
· Saturday Supper - hot meal by Patrol*
· Sunday Breakfast - hot meal by Patrol*
*Mustangs (1st year scouts) will cook as a Patrol with Parent/Leader supervision.
(Mustangs will plan their menu and the Troop will buy their supplies)
*Old Goats (adults) will cook as a Patrol.
*SPL, ASPLs (Junior Leaders) will eat with Old Goats.
Permission Slip: All Scouts under 18 are required to have a permission slip completed and signed by their Parent or Guardian. Without this, a Scout will NOT be able to canoe. Please complete and give to Rick Isham.
Equipment: Weather appropriate clothing, mess kit (plate, cup, knife, fork, spoon), sleeping bag, ground mat, canteen for fresh water on the river, dry clothes, socks, swim trunks, towel, water shoes, rain gear, hat, sun-block, scout handbook, flashlight. Paper goods & cups will not be provided to Scouts or Adults. Bring your Scout Handbooks.
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.
Mustang Scouts: Tents & ground cloth will be provided by the Troop
If you received a tent & ground cloth on the last Campout, make sure it is brought to this campout. (The Troop does not provide tents for Adults)
All Scouts (except Mustangs) call your patrol leader, if he doesnt call you by Wednesday, April 9th. Patrol Quartermasters need to speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Mr. Spies, 913-338-4354, email@example.com if they need ANY additional equipment (such as: cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents)
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Falcon Patrol. The Falcon Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, April 10th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday.
Questions contact Rick Isham 681-1806 or your assigned Team Assistant Scout Master