TROOP 10 SKI CAMPOUT
Program: We will be camping and skiing/boarding at Snow Creek, Weston Missouri. We will be Skiing and Snowboarding Friday night (10:00 pm – 3:00 am). The campgrounds are located adjacent to the upper parking lot of Snow Creek. To receive attendance credit, you must be present during ski time, campout, and cook with your patrol.
Arrival: We will have a Troop roll call at approximately 8:00 pm at the campsite. If you arrive after that time, check in with Mr. Haner. If you arrive late, you are subject to pay higher (non-group) rates. Patrol leaders need to ensure that rides are coordinated for their attending patrol members.
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.
Food/Cooking: Eat supper on your own before arriving Friday night. Patrols will cook a hot breakfast Saturday morning for themselves and their parents that are attending. We recommend that you bring wood and charcoal for fires. Bring your own $$$ for the Snack Bar at Snow Creek.
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.
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.
Camping: $6.00 for camping fees payable to the Troop Treasurer
Patrol Food: Food costs payable to the person that buys your patrol food.
Ski/Board/Lessons: An Assistant Scoutmaster will be assigned to your patrol. You will need to give him the ski / board / lesson money on Friday evening. Please bring cash (exact change); no checks or credit cards will be accepted. If you arrive after 8:00 pm, you are subject to pay higher (non-group) rates.
· Lift Passes are $16.00
· Rentals are $20.00 (skis, snowboards, or ski-boards)
· Ski lessons are free; Board lessons are $15.00
· Bring extra money if you want to use a locker
· Bring your school ID or other ID with picture - REQUIRED
Registration: Please signup at the Troop Meeting. If you have questions, please contact Rick Isham at 913-681-1806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Squirrel Patrol. The Squirrel Patrol scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, February 6th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Saturday afternoon.
If you have any questions please contact:
Scoutmaster Bill Haner: 913- 814- 9077 email@example.com
or Rick Isham: 913- 681- 1806 firstname.lastname@example.org