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September 2014 – July 2015

Sep
29
Mon
2014
High Adventure 2016 Planning Meeting @ Prairie Star Middle School
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
High Adventure 2016 Planning Meeting @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

High Adventure 2016 Planning Meeting

Discussion of future High Adventure trips.

Oct
27
Mon
2014
T10 Uniform Exchange @ Prairie Star Middl School
Oct 27 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
T10 Uniform Exchange @ Prairie Star Middl School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

Uniform exchange. Great time to find some new pants or a shirt.

Apr
10
Fri
2015
Order of the Arrow Tapout Campout – Details TBD @ Camp Timberlake
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 12 @ 10:00 am
Order of the Arrow Tapout Campout - Details TBD @ Camp Timberlake | Stilwell | Kansas | United States

Please sign-up online using registration link here.

No shows and cancellations after April 3rd will be charged the full amount.  If you need to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org,   before 8:00am Friday April 4th  or you may not get credit for the campout.

 

Cost:              $22.00+3.00=$25.00  Mustang Patrol Scouts, All Adults and SPL Staff

$10.00+$3.00=$13.00 All other Troop 10 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)

 

The campout fee will be charged to your account by Julia Day, Troop Treasurer

 

 

Activities & Schedule: 

            Mustang Patrol Scouts: (Arrive Saturday morning & depart Sunday morning)

  • If you took a Troop tent home, you must bring it to this campout or arrange for someone to bring it.
  • Meet at Price Chopper at 133 & MIssion at 7:30am, Saturday Morning
  • Depart from the Price Chopper at 8:00AM SHARP!!!
  • Arrive at CampTimberlake and set-up camp
  • Work on Scout skills & early rank advancement.
  • Work on cooking skills  (see below)
  • Fishing – bring own tackle & bait
  • Attend and witness Order of the Arrow Tapout Ceremony (in Class A Uniform)
  • Cracker-barrel Saturday evening.

 

            All Other Troop 10 Scouts: (Arrive Friday evening, Saturday & depart Sunday morning)

  • Arrive at CampTimberlake Friday evening and set up camp.
  • ALL OA Members, Prepare for ceremony & build campfires
  • OA Ordeal Members: Receive Brotherhood Study Materials in preparation for Induction Weekend.
  • ALL OA Members; Participate and perform Tapout Ceremony.  Tribal attire or Class A with OA Sash & Coups.
  • Non OA Members; Help Mustang Scouts & Attend OA Tapout Ceremony. Class A uniform required.
  • Fishing (as time allows) – bring gear & bait
  • Cracker-barrel Saturday evening.

 

            Other Activities:

  • Fishing in CampTimberlake’s well stocked Lake
  • Work on Fishing Merit Badge
  • Orienteering course for Mustang rank advancement.  Bring a compass if you have one
  • Conservation project

 

 

 

MEAL PLAN: 

            Friday Supper:  Eat before you arrive

 

            Saturday Breakfast:

Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast

Mustang Scouts & Parents eat before you meet at PSMS

Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

            Saturday Lunch:

Scouts:  Bring a sack lunch, or make arrangments to cook lunch if the meal is needed for cooking or camping merit badge.

Adults & Mustangs:  Mustangs will cook hamburgers for the Old-Goats and the Mustangs.

            Saturday Supper:

Patrols plan and prepare a hot supper

Mustang Scouts will prepare a hot supper – the food will be provided

Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” patrol.

 

            Sunday Breakfast:

Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast

Mustang Scouts will prepare a hot breakfast – the food will be provided

Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used.

Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop

 

Equipment Needed: 

 Mustang Patrol Scouts: (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)

  • Cold/Cool weather clothing and extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy Boots or shoes and an extra pair of shoes.
  • Sleeping Bag – (weather appropriate) and ground mat.
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain Gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Compass
  • Fishing tackle & bait
  • Troop Tents & ground cloth (if you took one home last month)
  • SCOUT HANDBOOK and PEN (mark book with your name)
  • Field Uniform (Class “A”) for Saturday Night Ceremony

 

All Other Troop 10 Scouts:

  • Same equipment as above
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals
  • OA Members need to bring tribal attire if you have it.
  • OA Members – Remember to bring your OA Sash.
  • Field Uniform (Class “A”) for Saturday Night Ceremony (if not in tribal attire).

 

 

Patrols must make sure that patrol 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 campout even if you aren’t attending.  Contact your Patrol Leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, April 2nd.    Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge, quartermaster@bsatroop10.org , if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).

 

 

Coordinating Patrol:   The coordinating patrol will be the Alligator Patrol. Alligator Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible for loading the Troop Truck on Thursday, April 3rd at 6:00pm and unloading the truck on Sunday morning after the campout.  The Alligator Patrol must arrange for someone to drive the truck to the campout.  The Troop Truck and locker are located at the storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road.

 

NOTE TO NEW SCOUTS (MUSTANG PATROL)

The Troop has a large stock of equipment we use on our campouts and other outings.  We provide: tents, ground cloths (tarps), cooking equipment, water coolers, propane lanterns, tables, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, first aid supplies & shelters for all Scouts.  Adults must bring their own equipment (tent, ground cover, plates, spoons, etc.)  On this Campout, Mustang Patrol Scouts will be cooking their own Supper & Breakfast.  Troop 10 will purchase the necessary food and provide the needed cooking equipment.  Plenty of older Scout & Adult supervision will be provided.  Troop 10 Chair Policy:  We honor our Eagle Scouts by allowing them to use chairs with backs.   Any Scout who is not an Eagle must use a tripod-type camp stool.  Adults should bring their own camp chair.

 

 

THE TROOP DOES NOT SUPPLY PLATES, BOWLS, CUPS, KNIVES, FORKS OR SPOONS !!!

ALL SCOUTS, LEADERS & PARENTS MUCH BRING THEIR OWN UTENSILS !!!

 

 

Directions: Go south on US HWY 69.  Exit on 179th.  Head West for LESS THAN 1/8 mile.  Turn left (south) into Camp Timberlake entrance.  It is the first left you can take on 179th after HW 69.

May
14
Thu
2015
Load Truck – Tortoise Patrol @ South KC Storage
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Load Truck - Tortoise Patrol @ South KC Storage | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

All members of the Tortoise Patrol and all Quartermasters

Meet at the Troop Equipment Locker – 133rd & Holmes

Jul
9
Thu
2015
Philmont High Adventure 2015 @ Philmont Scout Ranch
Jul 9 – Jul 23 all-day
Philmont High Adventure 2015 @ Philmont Scout Ranch | Cimarron | New Mexico | United States

For further details, see the Philmont High Adventure 2015 page.

We depart on Amtrak on Thurs July 9.  We return on Thurs July 23.

Jul
18
Sat
2015
Boundary Waters 2015 @ North Country Canoe Outfitters
Jul 18 – Jul 25 all-day
Boundary Waters 2015 @ North Country Canoe Outfitters | Ely | Minnesota | United States

General Trip Outline

Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is part of Superior National Forest. BWCA is in the northern extreme of Minnesota and it borders Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. BWCA is renown for its canoeing and fishing.  It is over one million acres of pristine wilderness which includes over one thousand lakes, over one thousand miles of canoe routes and over two thousand campsites.

We will gather near Ely, Minnesota for a half-day of orientation, detailed trip planning, instruction on how to use the outfitter’s equipment and bunking in one of their bunkhouses. Then we head out early on the next morning for seven days on the water in BWCA.

We are targeting a path which leads from Nina Moose River to Mudro Lake. This itinerary has the benefit of several waterfalls, Indian pictographs, cliff faces, fantastic fishing and general scenic beauty. Not returning to the start point has the benefit of seeing new sights every day. There are enough days and distance to let the crews complete the trip without pushing too hard while earning the 50-miler award.

The National Forest Service requires all entrants to BWCA to break into crews of nine or fewer people. Permits are issued per crew with strict limits on how many crews may enter BWCA at each entry point per day. It is recommended that we have one crew travel from Nina Moose River to Mudro Lake while another crew head from Mudro Lake to Nina Moose River, allowing for a meeting half-way. Detailed plans of the trip on waterproof maps – which we will carry with us – will be reviewed during orientation.

Outfitter

We have chosen North Country Canoe Outfitters as our outfitter for this trip rather than the Boy Scout Northern Tier outfitter. There are many advantages of using a private outfitter – they provide better equipment, all equipment, including canoes, tents, water-tight bags for gear, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, stoves, pots, pans, rain flies and food. They require less paperwork and have fewer hoops for us to jump through. They are lower cost. They are more flexible in a variety of ways.

Age and Rank Requirements

All scouts going on this High Adventure trip need to be at least 13 years of age and at least Star rank at the time of the trip.

Fees and Deposit

A non-refundable $100 deposit is due by March 10, 2014. The balance will be due upon arrival at BWCA.

More details to follow as we get closer…