September – November 2014
MEETING PLACE: Meet at Price Chopper 133rd and Mission, Friday, Sep 12th, at 6:00pm. Load bikes on trailer (or bring it on personal bike rack). We will depart Price Chopper promptly at 6:30pm (We will return home after we break camp Sunday morning).
If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, by 10:00pm Thursday Sep 11th or you may not get credit for the campout. email@example.com
You must bike or hike (see below) to receive credit for this campout.
ADULTS, Non-scout siblings & SPL Staff: $25.00
SCOUTS: $15 + patrol costs
Friday, Sep 12th
- Eat Dinner en route
- Arrive @ Mergen Farm before 8:30pm
- Setup Camp
Saturday, Sep 13th
- 10am BIKE or HIKE on the beautiful KATY Trail (6 or 16 mile round trip) Camping MB requirement 9b3
- Helmet required for all Riders!!!
- Water Bottle for the Trail
- Sack lunch or money for lunch in Green Ridge or Windsor (small back pack may be needed)
- Return to campgrounds
- Work on Rank Advancement
- Fishing (bring fishing pole and bait)
- Potential Water Activities if the weather forecast is above 80 degrees (bring swimsuit and towel)
- Religious Service
- Campfire (skit from each patrol)
Sunday, Sep 14th
- Breakfast/Break Camp/Depart for home around 9:00am
Friday Supper – en route
- Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast
- Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat Patrol”
- Everyone bring a Sack Lunch. This needs to be carried on the trail, so a daypack might be a good idea. Carry water bottle.
- There is a Casey’s General store in Green Ridge and in Windsor right off the trail, but the wait may be up to an hour for some items (like pizza).
- Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Supper and Dessert Competition
- Adults, SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
- Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast
- Adults, SPL Staff & Mustangs 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.
- Weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night (Socks, sweats, t-shirts, gloves, etc.)
- Sturdy Boots / Shoes & extra pair shoes.
- Sleeping Bag
- Ground Mat
- Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
- Rain Gear
- Bike / Helmet / spare inner tube
- Canteen or water bottle
- Sun Screen/Sun Glasses
- Swimsuit & Towel (if weather is warm)
- Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
- Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
- Food for all meals / charcoal / stoves
- Scout Handbook
- Money for snacks at Casey’s General
- (Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)
- UNIFORM: Scout T-Shirt, weather appropriate.
Patrols need to work together to 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. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, September 18th. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge; firstname.lastname@example.org; if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents) Paper goods, cup & knife/fork/spoon will not be provided.
Please sign-up at a regular Monday Troop meeting in September. No shows and cancellations after Sept 11th will be charged the full amount.
The coordinating patrol will be the Alligators. One of the parents of a Alligator Patrol Scout must drive the troop truck to and from the campout (Friday to Sunday). The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL TROOP QUARTERMASTERS and all Alligator Patrol Members on Thursday September 19th at 6:00PM. The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road. The Alligator Patrol & All Quartermasters will unload the troop truck on Sunday morning following the campout.
If you have any questions please contact:
Scoutmaster Rob Day: email@example.com
Campmaster Chris Blackwood firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions (84 miles, approx 1h30m):
From the Price Chopper go East on hwy 50 to Mo. Hwy 127 towards La Monte, Mo. La Monte is 8 miles east of Knob Noster. Turn Right (south) onto Hwy 127. Travel approximately 10 miles until 127 forks to the right into Green Ridge. Do not go into Green Ridge, but stay left and continue on B Hwy. Travel approx.. 4 miles on Hwy B. Road will have sharp curve to the left and then when road starts to sharp curve to right, go straight onto CAMP BRANCH ROAD. Take Camp Branch Road up to 4 way intersection. Turn left onto Bagby Road. Go past Mergen farm on the left to the next gravel drive on the left.
Details coming soon… Trailhead District Camporee 2014 Theme: The Amazing Scouting Race WHERE: Lewis-Young Park, Louisburg, Kansas WHEN: Friday, October 18th thru Sunday, October 20th MEETING TIME / PLACE: Arrive at Lewis-Young Park by 5:00pm on Friday night to set up camp. If you plan to arrive later or leave early, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, by 8am on Friday, October 18th, or you may not get credit for the campout. email@example.com Real-Time Weather Link: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=38.6194564&lon=-94.68079030000001&site=all&smap=1&searchresult=Louisburg%2C%20KS%2066053%2C%20USA EQUIPMENT NEEDED: You will need weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night, weather appropriate sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, cup and rain gear. Bring your Scout Handbook. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Thursday, October 17th 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 contact the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge, firstname.lastname@example.org, 913-681-8881, if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents) NOTE TO Scouts and Adults 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, cups, spoons, etc.). 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, WEBELOS, LEADERS & PARENTS MUCH BRING THEIR OWN UTENSILS !!! UNIFORM: Field dress uniform (Class A) is required for the flag procession Saturday morning and the worship service on Sunday morning. Activity dress (Class B) is fine for all other Camporee activities. An example of Class B dress would be a Bartle or campout T-shirt and jeans. COOKING AND MEALS: · Friday Supper: Eat prior to arrival. · Saturday Breakfast: Scouts cook by patrol; Adults & SPL Team eat with Old Goat patrol. · Saturday Lunch: EVERYONE will eat with the Old Goat Patrol Webelos, All Adults & All Scouts · Saturday Supper: Scouts cook by patrol Adults, SPL Team & Webelos eat with Old Goat patrol. · Sunday Breakfast: Scouts cook by patrol Adults, SPL Team & Webelos eat with Old Goat patrol. All Adults, SPL Team & Webelos will eat with the “Old Goat” patrol for all meals. (Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used. Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop) COST: Troop 10 Scouts: $17.00 plus patrol food costs ($20 after October 8th) Troop 10 Adults: $27.00 ($30 after October 8th) Webelos guests: Only the ($8) district registration fee, paid to the district. COMMITMENT DATE: You must sign up with the Troop (not online) for this campout by the meeting on October 7th. If you register after October 8th, you will be charged an additional $3. (This late fee is being charged by the Trailhead District) All those who sign up or commit to go will be charged the district fee of $12 or $15, even if they don’t attend. If you have to cancel, you can cancel at a meeting or by contacting Chris Blackwood, email@example.com COORDINATING PATROL: The coordinating patrol will be the Badger Patrol. One of the parents of a Badger Patrol scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Badger Patrol scouts and ALL Quartermasters are responsible to meet at the troop locker (133rd and Holmes Rd.) to load the Troop truck at 6:00pm on Thursday, October 17th and then unload the troop truck on Sunday morning. WEBELOS, PARENTS & WEBELOS LEADERS Please arrive Saturday morning by 8:00am We are happy to host you on this campout. As you can see above, the Troop will provide your lunch & supper Saturday and breakfast Sunday. You will need to provide your own camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, mess kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon), rain gear, water bottle, etc.) Please contact both of these folks and let them know you are attending: Scoutmaster: Rob Day, firstname.lastname@example.org Campmaster: Chris Blackwood, email@example.com You will need register your Webelo Scouts, Parents and Leaders and pay the District fees on your own ($8 per person). Your Unit Roster & Health Forms will be turned in when you check-in… http://bsatroop10.org/Camporee2013.pdf SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, October 18th, 2013 12:00 pm Staff Arrives 4:00 pm Registration Opens 8:30 pm Camporee Staff Meeting 9:00 pm Unit Leader Meeting 9:30 pm Social/Troop Cracker Barrel 10:00 pm Lights out Saturday, October 19th, 2013 7:00 am Reveille 8:00 am WEBELOS ARRIVE 8:00 am Unit Leader Meeting 8:30 am Flag Raising / Assembly 9:00 am Webelos Leader Meeting 9:30 am – 11:45 am Boy Scout and Webelos Program 11:45 am- 12:30 pm Lunch (Webelos dine with host troop) 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm Boy Scout and Webelos Program 3:15 – 5:30 pm Boy Scout and Webelos Programs resume 5:30 – 7:15 pm Dinner 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Campfire Program / Awards 10:00 pm TAPS Sunday, October 20th, 2013 7:00 am Reveille 8:45 am Unit Leader (Troop / Pack) meeting at HQ 9:00 am Interfaith service at flag mall 9:45 am Camp inspection, checkout @ HQ 10:30 am Departure Programs and Activities: In conjunction with the Camporee Theme, the “Amazing Scouting Race” each Troop will participate in the selected activities that support the theme. Troops will assemble groups of 8-12 boys. Groups of different ages, skillsets, and ranks including Webelos are to be formed. This is a race! Activities will be timed and/or scored based on times and point accrued. Events will be announced at a later date. Click Here for Information from the Trailhead District: http://bsatroop10.org/Camporee2013.pdf Driving Instructions: Beginning from 135th St and US-69, take US-69 (South) for 14.1 mi Bear RIGHT (South) onto Ramp (247th Street) for 0.2 mi Turn LEFT (East) onto 247th for 0.5 mi (over US-69 bridge) Turn RIGHT (South) onto S HWY-169 [Metcalf] for 2.0 mi Turn RIGHT (West) onto W 263rd Street for 1.0 mi Turn LEFT (South) onto Jingo Rd for 0.2 mi Park & Camporee entrance is on your right (West) – Follow Signs Alternative Turn LEFT (East) onto 247th for 0.5 mi (over US-69 bridge) Turn RIGHT (South) onto S HWY-169 [Metcalf] for 3.0 mi Turn RIGHT (West) onto W 271st Street for 1.0 mi Turn Right (North) onto Jingo Rd for 0.7 mi Park & Camporee entrance is on your left (West) – Follow Signs If you have any questions please contact: Scoutmaster: Rob Day, firstname.lastname@example.org Campmaster: Chris Blackwood, email@example.com Printer Friendly Copy of this Page (Adobe PDF) Printer Friendly Copy of this Page (MS Word)