Calendar – Mustangs

Sep
19
Sat
2015
Highway Cleanup – Community Service
Sep 19 @ 8:45 am – 11:00 am
Highway Cleanup - Community Service

Highway Cleanup – Community Service

We will meet at the Department of Transportation Building on the corner of Highway 69 and 167th.

This counts for Service Hours for older Scouts OR as a Second/First Class Rank Activity for Scouts working towards completion of Second Class 3a and First Class 3 requirement.

Please bring with you or email a Parental Consent Form signed by both the Scout and a parent. These are available on the Troop 10 website.  They are good for 2 years.

Please wear long pants and bring work gloves. 

Parent help for supervision is appreciated.  Donuts and drinks provided.

May
13
Fri
2016
Canoe Campout @ Canoe Campout
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – May 15 @ 10:00 am

canoePDF Flyer

Details to come

 

Activities & Schedule:  We will be camping Friday and Saturday night and will canoe Saturday.  If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org  by 8:00am, Thursday May 14th or you may not get credit for the campout.

AGENDA:

Friday, May 15th Sunset: 8:12pm  

  • Leave for Riverfront Camp as early as possible so you can set up before dark.
  • Find your designated camping area (Adults, Scouts, and Mustangs) and set up camp.

Saturday, May 16th

  • Breakfast.
  • “Safety Afloat” discussion
  • Leave via campground bus for Moon Valley and Windyville float put-in points (7 or 12 mile floats).
  • 7 mile Moon Valley->Riverfront float required for all Mustangs and their parents and recommended for other scouts and parents with limited experience
  • $5 upcharge for 12 mile Windyville -> RiverFront for all other scouts PROVIDED:  Must be STAR rank and have completed Lifesaving or Swimming Merit badge and be 13 yrs or older.
  • Sack lunch on the river
  • There will be limited time for Scout Skills for new Scouts
  • Sack lunch on the river
  • Scout Skills for new Scouts
  • Patrols will participate in a dessert making competition Saturday evening
  • Supper & Campfire (Skit from each patrol)

Equipment Needed:   

There is no Uniform of the day – A “Canoe Trip” T-shirt will be handed out to everyone.

Scouts please consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list of equipment. Items to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy boots or shoes & extra pair shoes.
  • Sleeping Bag, ground mat
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain gear, sunglasses
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Swimsuit, River appropriate clothing and shoes
  • Sun block and hat (mandatory), bug repellant, towel
  • Tents & ground cloth
  • SCOUT HANDBOOK (pen), compass
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals
  • Lifejackets (provided by Riverfront) Adult size life jackets may be limited so if you have a comfortable life jacket please bring it.  Everyone must wear a life jacket.

Patrols should work together to make sure that tents and cooking boxes are brought to camp by assigned patrol members.

If you have Patrol Equipment (tents, tarps, stoves, cooking equipment), make sure it makes it to this camp out even if you aren’t attending.

Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, May 13th.  Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Mike Dyess; quartermaster@bsatroop10.org, (913) 433-6005, if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).  Paper goods & cups will not be provided.

QUARTERMASTER RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Yellow Color Team must identify an adult to drive the troop truck to and from the campout (Friday to Sunday).  The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL PATROL and TROOP QUARTERMASTERS on Thursday May 14th at 6:00PM. The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road.  The Quartermasters who attended the campout will unload the troop truck on Sunday morning following the campout.

*NOTE TO NEW SCOUTS (MUSTANGS)

If you have a tent from previous campouts, please make sure it makes it to this campout (even if you are not attending).  We DO NOT provide tents or tarps for adults.  We also DO NOT provide: cups, plates, bowls, knives, forks or spoons.  Troop 10 has a policy about chairs: Only Adults & Eagle Scouts can use chairs w/ backs on campouts.  Other Scouts may use tripod type camp stools.  Adults are encouraged to bring a chair.  Food for Mustang Scouts will be provided by the Troop.

Food/Cooking Format: 

  • Friday Supper: – Eat before you arrive.
  • Saturday Breakfast:
    • Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast,
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together (food provided by troop).
  • Saturday LunchEveryone bring a Sack Lunch & Drink to eat on the river.
  • Saturday Supper
    • Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Supper (Patrols need to bring charcoal if needed)
    • Patrols will participate in a dessert making competition
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together.
  • Sunday Breakfast:
    • Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together.

Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used. Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop. Charcoal is NOT provided by the Troop.

Cost:                      

  • $ 45.00           Adults and Mustang Scouts
  • $ 30.00           Troop 10 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)
  •  $ 5.00           Additional for anyone taking the longer float

Fees will be billed to your account. Please pay Lori O’Grady, Treasurer.

Registration:

Sign up via the link above or at any troop meeting before the campout.  Please sign up by May 4th at the regular troop meetings.

Provide T-shirt size (adult sizes only) & desired float (7 mile or 12 mile).  

If you need to cancel, you may cancel via email with Mr. Trill NO later than Friday, May 8th via email to: campmaster@bsatroop10.org   

If you have any questions contact Gilbert Trill via email at campmaster@bsatroop10.org.

Anyone signing up after May 4th will not be guaranteed a canoe.  No shows and cancellations after May 8th will be charged the full amount

 

Contact Numbers: (subject to cell coverage)

Scoutmaster:  Rob Day, (913) 669-6477

Campmaster:  Gilbert Trill

Riverfront Camp:  888-673-7668, 417-588-3386

http://www.riverfrontcampcanoe.com/

Directions:

Riverfront Campground is located 14 miles west of Lebanon, Mo on State Hwy. 64   Go East on 135th Street – This becomes Hwy 150.  Go South on Hwy 71 about 20 miles to Hwy 7.  Take Hwy 7 about 40 miles South to Clinton and continue on Hwy 13 South thru Clinton.  Go 35 miles South on Hwy 13 to Collins.  Take Hwy 54 East 26 miles to Hwy 65.  Take US-65 South 13 miles to Louisburg.  Take Hwy 64 East about 17 miles to Riverfront Campground.  Watch for the Campground Signs.  Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes

Jun
4
Sat
2016
First Year Mustang Scout Skills Campout @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Area in Back
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – Jun 6 @ 10:00 am
First Year Mustang Scout Skills Campout @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Area in Back | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

2015 Details to come

Schedule:

June, 4 – June 5, 2016

Location:

tbd 

Registration:

Jim Wasco / Matt Roening at mustangs@bsatroop10.org, and/or Gilbert Trill at campmaster@bsatroop10.org

Attendance:

  • All 1st Year Mustang Scouts (even if not attending Summer Camp)
  • Any interested adult, parent, or leader
  • Instructors
  • Troop Guides
  • Older Scouts interested in helping new Scouts

 

Activities:  There is advance preparation required for this campout.  Please read carefully.

Saturday, May 30

  • 8:00 am             Arrive at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.  Set up Camp.
  • 9:30 am            Scout Skills Instruction
    • Review safe use of knife, saw, and axe to prepare fire materials
    • Totin Chip Card
    • Review basic fire building skills
    • Cooking Fire Demonstration
    • Fire Man Chit Award
  • 11:00 am         Gather and prepare fire materials for lunch
  • 12:00 pm        Lunch
  • 1:00 pm          Scout Skills Instruction
    • Using Lightweight Backpacking Stoves
    • Using Troop Coleman Stoves and Lanterns
    • Dutch Oven Instruction
    • Basic Compass Instruction – Bearing Course
  • 3:00 pm           Environmental Science Plot Study Hike – Merit Badge Requirement 4a
    • Be prepared to take detailed notes that will be used to write your report for the Environmental Science Merit Badge (eagle required) at Camp Bartle.
  • 5:00 pm        Prepare and Eat Dinner
  • 7:00 pm        Free Time – Fishing
  •  8:30 pm        Campfire
  •  10:00 pm      Taps – Lights Out

 Sunday, May 31

  • 7:30 am          Reveille.  Prepare and Eat Breakfast
  •  9:00 am         Scouts Own
  • 9:30 am         Break Camp

Food/Cooking:

First year Scouts will plan and cook all meals.  Each Scout is responsible for planning and providing all necessary food, recipes, cooking utensils, and other ingredients to cook two meals (hot dinner and hot breakfast) for three people:  themselves, an adult, and an older Scout (Refer to 1st Class Req. #4a-d)

Equipment Needed:  (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)

  • Weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy boots or shoes & extra pair
  • Sleeping Bag and ground mat
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain Gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Bug Spray, Sunblock, Hat
  • Flashlight
  • Cooking Utensils needed
  • FOOD FOR ALL MEALS, menus, food costs, lists
  • Meals will be cooked on open pit fires.  Plenty of firewood is available.
  • Work gloves

Bring the following items for Program Activity:

  • Written response to the First Class cooking requirements
  • Scout Handbook
  • Pen & Paper
  • Metal Cooking Grate (the troop only has a few)
  • Compass
  • Environmental Science Merit Badge Book
  • Prepare a First Aid Kit in accordance with Second Class #b6
  • Toilet Paper
  • Patrol tents & tarps

Cost:

Free (other than personal food costs)

Truck Loading:

Not needed.

 

 

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