Troop 10 – Klondike Derby Campout
January 17 & 18, 2003
At this campout we will:
· Set up camp at Camp Earnst
· Campfire Friday night (skits)
· Camp Friday Night
· Build Patrol Sleds
· Compete against other Troops in Scout Skills & Sled Race
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, January 17th & 18th, 2003
WHERE: Camp Earnst (Sycamore Springs)
18302 Stateline Road
Departure: Arrive at Camp Earnst as close to 4:00pm, Friday, as possible
(We will return home after we break camp Saturday, 6:00pm)
Cost: ADULTS: $20.00 (please pay Troop Treasurer)
COOKING AND MEALS:
· Friday Supper: – Everyone eat before arrival or bring a meal with you
· Saturday Breakfast:
Ø Patrols will cook a “Hot” breakfast for themselves
Ø “Old Goat’s will prepare breakfast for all adults
· Saturday Lunch:
Ø Patrols should bring or plan to prepare a sack lunch
Ø “Old Goat’s will provide & prepare a sack lunch for all adults
Equipment Needed: You will need cold weather clothing (coats, gloves, hats), extra dry clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hats, long underwear, etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, and rain gear. 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. Call your patrol leader and Quartermaster if you have any questions. Paper goods & cups will not be provided to Scouts or Adults. Bring your Scout Handbooks.
UNIFORM OF THE DAY:
CLASS “A” Uniform Shirt Saturday.
Otherwise cold weather clothing (Scout choice)
Registration: Please sign-up and pay at the January 13th Troop Meeting, or contact
Herb Strain by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Indian Patrol. One of the parents of an Indian Patrol Scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Indian Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, January 16th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Saturday evening.
Patrols need to work together to make sure the patrol has all of the items listed for sled competition. The Troop will not provide these items.
· Patrol Flag (1 per patrol)
· Scout Handbook (1 per patrol)
· Patrol Yell (appropriate for scouting)
· Patrol Name (appropriate for scouting)
· Tarp – no smaller than 6’ by 12’ (1 per patrol)
· Twine for Lashing
· Rope –Each Scout in a patrol should have a 10’ section on the sled or the patrol should have a rope that can be cut into lengths of 10’’.
· First Aid Kit
· Water Container(s) with at least 2 Gallons of water.
· Bow Saw with Blade Protector
· Matches (Strike Anywhere type) or other fire starting material
· Cooking Utensils (Pot to boil water in)
· Blanket or Sleeping Bag
· Paper and Pencil
Directions: Drive south on Kenneth Road from 135th, 143rd or 151st Street. Kenneth is the first major street east of Mission Road. Continue driving about 0.9 miles south of 151st Street where Kenneth Road turns left (east) at a T intersection. (You will be continuing on 159th Street if you don't make this turn) Turn left onto Kenneth Road to the East and follow the road as it curves back to the South and follow it until you reach 175th Street. This will be a T intersection with an old cemetery in the Northwest corner. Turn left and drive east about 0.2 miles to the intersection of State Line Road. Turn right and drive south on State Line 1.0 mile to a drive on the right (west) at 18302 State Line Road. Turn right (west) and drive about 0.2 miles to a house where the drive turns to the right (north). Slowly proceed up the drive to the north until you reach the parking area.
If you have any questions please contact:
Scoutmaster Bill Haner: 913- 814-9077 email@example.com
or Herb Strain: 816-941-8614 firstname.lastname@example.org