Mustang Scout Skills Campout
Location: Cliff Illig’s Farm, southeast of LaCygne, Kansas
Activities & Schedule: There will be several different activities this weekend. Some designed for our Mustang Patrol Scouts (Webelos Scouts that have just joined Troop 10 or are about to join.). Webelos are encouraged to attend even if they haven’t formally crossed over or completed the paperwork. Other activities designed for the rest of the Troop 10 Scouts.
We should be returning Sunday at about 10:30am after a Chapel Service.
Mustang Patrol Scouts & Webelos: (Saturday & Sunday)
Ø Meet at Prairie Star Middle School at 8:00am, Saturday March 1st
Ø Depart PSMS at 8:30am SHARP !!!
Ø Arrive at Illig’s Farm; Set-up Camp
Ø Work on Scout Skills & early Rank Advancement.
Ø Work on cooking Skills by preparing a hot lunch. (see below)
Ø Attend & witness Order of the Arrow Ceremony
Ø Crackerbarrel Saturday night
All Other Troop 10 Scouts: (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Ø Leave for Illig’s Farm as early as possible Friday, February 28th
Ø Arrive at Illig’s Farm; Set up Camp
Ø OA Members, Practice Ceremony & Construct Campfires
Ø ALL OA Members; Perform Tapout Ceremony
Ø Non OA Members; Attend OA Tapout Ceremony
Ø Crackerbarrel Saturday Evening
Other Possible Activities:
Ø Fishing in Mr. Illig’s well stocked Lakes
§ Bring fishing gear
§ May work on Fishing Merit Badge
Ø Orienteering Course (For Mustang Rank Advancement)
§ Bring compass
Mustang Patrol Scouts, Webelos & All Adults:
Ø Adults arriving Friday – eat supper before leaving home
Ø Mustangs, Webelos & Adults arriving Saturday – eat breakfast before leaving home
Ø Cook a HOT lunch (food & equipment provided by the Troop)
Ø All other meals provided by the Troop
All Other Troop 10 Scouts:
Ø Everyone needs to eat before arriving at Camp Friday evening.
Ø Patrols will plan & cook a Hot Breakfast Saturday
Ø Patrols will plan a Hot or Cold Lunch Saturday
Ø Patrols will plan & cook a Hot Supper Saturday
Ø Patrols will plan & cook a Hot Breakfast Sunday
ALL Scouts & Adults:
Ø Crackerbarrel after the OA Ceremony Saturday Evening
Equipment Needed: (There is no specific Uniform of the day – dress for appropriate weather)
Mustang Patrol Scouts & Webelos: (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)
Ø Cold/Cool weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night
Ø (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hat, gloves, etc.)
Ø Sturdy Boots or shoes & extra pair shoes.
Ø Sleeping Bag – cold weather, Ground Mat
Ø Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
(These are not provided by the Troop)
Ø Rain Gear
Ø Canteen or water bottle
Ø Tents & ground cloth will be provided by the Troop
(The Troop does not provide tents for Adults)
Ø SCOUT HANDBOOK (pen)
Ø CLASS “A” Uniform Shirt for Saturday Night Ceremony
(Webelos uniform Shirt will be fine)
All Other Troop 10 Scouts:
Ø Same equipment as above
Ø Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
Ø Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
Ø Food for all meals
Ø OA Members need to bring tribal attire if you have it.
Ø OA Members – Remember to bring your Sash.
Ø CLASS “A” Uniform Shirt for Saturday Night Ceremony if not in tribal attire.
Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, February 26th. Patrol Quartermasters need to speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Mr. Spies, 913-338-4354, firstname.lastname@example.org if they need ANY additional equipment (such as: cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents)
Cost: $20.00 Mustang Patrol Scouts, Webelos and All Adults
$10.00 All other Troop 10 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)
Registration: Signup at the Troop Meeting February 24th or with Greg Spies: (913) 338-4354 email@example.com
Webelos Scouts call or e-mail Greg Spies to register by February 26th
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Dragon Patrol. The Dragon Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, February 27th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.
Directions: 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!