May Fishing Campout
Location: PinAkers Lake, Johnson County, Missouri.
South of Warrensburg. Directions Below.
DEPARTURE & RETURN:
(Scouts are responsible to arrange their own rides prior to May 17)
Meet at Prairie Star Middle School at 7:00am, Saturday, May 17.
Depart PSMS at 7:30am SHARP.
Return about 10:30am on Sunday, May 18.
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 email@example.com
o Fishing Derby! There will be prizes given in multiple categories.
o Fishing Merit Badge (optional).
o This will be the first campout for the Mustangs (1st year scouts) to function in their new patrols.
o Patrol cooking competition - Saturday Supper.
Ø EVERYONE - Bring a sack lunch for Saturday during the Fishing Derby
Ø Patrols plan & cook a Hot Supper on Saturday
(Rewards for top patrol efforts)
Ø Patrols plan & cook a Hot Breakfast Sunday
Ø Old Goat Patrol (Leaders/Parents) will eat as a patrol
Troop Policy: NO lighter fluid, “Match-lite”, or accelerant to be used.
Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop
Equipment: (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)
Ø Fishing Gear
Ø Fishing Merit Badge Book and blue MB Card – optional…
(if you want to take this Merit Badge)
Ø Red activity shirt for Saturday
(bring Class A if you need a Scoutmaster review for advancement)
Ø Cool to warm weather clothing. Extra dry clothing to change into at night
(socks, sweats, t-shirts, etc.)
Ø Sturdy Boots or shoes & extra pair of shoes.
Ø Sleeping Bag / Ground Mat
Ø Mess Kit - plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon. (NOT provided by the troop)
Ø Rain Gear
Ø Bug Repellant & Sun Screen
Ø Canteen or water bottle
Ø Tents & ground cloth
Ø SCOUT HANDBOOK (pen)
Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, May 14th 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; firstname.lastname@example.org 913-338-4354; if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents)
Cost: $20.00 Old Goat Patrol (Leaders/Parents)
$10.00 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)
Registration: Signup at the Troop Meetings. If you have questions, contact
Rick Isham; email@example.com
Truck Load: Raccoon Patrol is the coordinating patrol. Raccoon Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Friday, May 16th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning. (133rd & Holmes)
Directions: Mission Road to 135th Street. Right on 135th Street to Stateline. Left on Stateline. Stateline to Interstate 435. I-435 east. Take I-470 east at the Grandview Triangle. Exit Highway 50 east to Lee’s Summit and continue to Warrensburg. Exit south on Highway 13 through Warrensburg. Travel about 5 miles thru Warrensburg until you pass the Harvest Fellowship Church on your right. Turn left on Highway Y. Travel 6 miles on Highway Y. Turn right onto 601SE (a gravel road). 601 turns into 525 and turns left. Go about a mile until you reach 651. Turn right onto 651 and go 1.5 miles. You will pass the staggered 650/651 intersection. Look for the lake and the “PinAkers” sign beside a gate on the right. Turn into “PinAkers”.
If you have any questions please contact:
Scoutmaster Bill Haner: 913-814-9077 firstname.lastname@example.org
Campout Coordinator Rick Isham: 913-681-1806 email@example.com