May – July 2014
Activities & Schedule: We will be camping Friday night ONLY and will canoe Saturday morning. We will return home Saturday evening after “LUNNER”. If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, firstname.lastname@example.org by 8:00am, Thursday May 1st or you may not get credit for the campout.
Friday, May 2nd
- 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 3rd
- “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 badget and be 13 yrs or older.
- SNACK ONLY on the river (we will cook a late lunch/early dinner upon arriving back in camp–LUNNER)
- There will be limited time for Scout Skills for new Scouts
- Limited SM Conferences and Boards of Review
- 2nd Class Req. #3b—Choosing a patrol site and where to pitch tent.
- 2nd Class Req. #3c—Care, sharpening, use of knife, saw, and axe (Totin’ Chip). (repeat session)
- 2nd Class Req. #3g—Plan and cook one hot breakfast or lunch
- Review How to Use Compass
- Measuring Pace/distance – Bearings
- Open Sessions for Testing
- Complete camp breakdown/packing after LUNNER cleanup
- Depart for Home Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.
- Arrive home at 6:30pm
(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)
- 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 if you took one home last month
Equipment Needed (continued):
- 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 campout even if you aren’t attending. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, April 30th. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge; email@example.com, (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.
Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Chinchilla Patrol. One of the parents of an Chinchilla Patrol Scout must drive the troop truck to and from the campout (Friday to Saturday). The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL TROOP QUARTERMASTERS and all Chinchilla Patrol Members on Thursday May 1st at 6:00PM. The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road. The Chinchilla Patrol & Quartermasters 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 can use tripod type camp stools. Adults are encouraged to bring a chair. Food for Mustang Scouts will be provided by the troop.
- 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.
- Saturday LUNCH/DINNER (LUNNER): –
- Patrols plan and prepare a HOT meal after getting off the river.
- 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 Julia Day, Treasurer.
Sign up via the link above or at any troop meeting before the campout. Please sign up by April 28th at the regular troop meetings. Provide T-shirt size (adult sizes only). If you need to cancel, you may cancel via email with Mr. Blackwood NO later than Thursday May 1st via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions contact Chris Blackwood: via email at email@example.com.
No shows and cancellations after May 1st will be charged the full amount
Contact Numbers: (subject to cell coverage)
Scoutmaster: Rob Day, (913) 669-6477
Campmaster: Chris Blackwood, (972) 978-0525
Riverfront Camp: 888-673-7668, 417-588-3386
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.
The Heart of America Council is putting on one of the biggest, most exciting Scouting events in the nation! You’re invited to the Scouting 500, a race-themed “camporee style” event at the Kansas Speedway May 16-18, 2014.
If you sign up through the Troop 10 website, we will sign you up with the Scouting 500.
Sign up Here.
CLICK HERE for detailed information about the 500, including activity specifics, food & schedule of events.
Activities will include:
Featured Activity: Life Flight Helicopters Life Flight helicopter pilots and EMTs will be on hand to showcase the latest in lifesaving technology and how to prepare for anything.
Additional Activities: Police/Fire Tactical Displays, Police Dogs, Search & Rescue
Sprint ahead for service. From hands on demonstrations to amazing displays, meet and learn from local men and women from the armed forces.
Outdoor Action & Adventure
Featured Activity: NASCAR Challenge Course Our NASCAR inspired challenge course will send Scouts through a figure eight race track where a series of obstacles await them at every turn.
Additional Activities: SCUBA, Pioneering, Bungee Run
Featured Activity: Mobile Zip Lines Take adventure to new heights on our Mobile Zip Lines. Scouts will scale the 35 foot towers and zip their way across 100 feet of fun.
Additional Activities: Climbing Towers, The “Fling Thing”, Rappelling
Featured Activity: Skilled Trades Workshop Get on the fast track to your future. Learn from the experts and get hands on experience in a series of skilled trades.
Additional Activities: Welding, Carpentry, Electrical Training
Featured Activity: Habitat for Humanity Project Roll up your sleeves and stop by our Habitat for Humanity Project and help a local family in need.
Additional Activities: Harvesters, Rollover Demo Car, Operation Lifesaver
Featured Activity: Laser Skeet Shooting It’s one of the coolest new games of the year. Take aim at electronic clay pigeons with lasers for an unbelievable skeet shooting experience.
Additional Activities: Archery Sharpshooter, Inflatable BB-Gun Ranges, Action Archery
STEM Exploration & Imagination
Featured Activity: Garmin Geocaching It’s a high-tech version of hide-and-seek. Garmin geocaching experts will help you navigate the outdoors in search of hidden treasure and adventure.
Additional Activities: Surveying, Remote Control Airplanes, Storm Chaser Vehicles
Featured Activity: High Performance Go Karts Get behind the wheel of your own high performance Go Kart. Challenge yourself on our road course as you race towards the checkered flag.
Additional Activities: Remote Control Cars, Bicycle Time Trials, Petty Racing Experience
Animal Kingdom & Outdoor Conservation
Featured Activity: Zoomobile Climb aboard the Kansas City Zoomobile for a journey featuring fascinating artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and of course, live animals.
Additional Activities: Mechanical Bull, KC Disc Dogs, Nature & Conservation
Featured Activity: Meltdown Wipe Out has got nothing on us! Duck under or jump over the spinning barricade as you try to stay perched atop your foam pedestal.
Additional Activities: Classic Car Display, Alumni Association, Order of the Arrow & Mic-O-Say
Featured Activity: Sports Clinics Get fit with advice from the pros in sports like football, baseball, soccer, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, golf, rugby and more.
Additional Activities: Obstacle Courses, Health & Wellness, Fitness Challenge
Troop 10 Mustang Scouts
The annual Troop 10 Mustang Campout is coming up on Saturday, May 31 – Sunday, June 1. This campout is specifically held to help you work on your Scout Skills.
You can sign up here.
Please note the following details and come prepared:
When: Saturday, May 31 – Sunday, June 1, 2014
Where: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131
We will be camping in the undeveloped part of the cemetery in the Northeast Corner of the Cemetery overlooking the second pond. You will need to drive through the cemetery to get to the designated area. Please note that you may want to bring earplugs. There are train tracks nearby and the trains will blow their whistles.
Release Form: Must be signed by parent to attend the campout.
Saturday, June 1
• 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, June 2
• 7:30 am Reveille. Prepare and Eat Breakfast
• 9:00 am Scouts Own
• 9:30 am Break Camp
*Additional Service Hours – Trailhead Day Camp Setup at Camp Timberlake. I will have four cemetery tents to set up – With plenty of help it should take us no more than 2 hours including travel time. If you want to stay longer and help in other areas at Timberlake I know they would appreciate the help.
- 8:30 a.m. Scouts Check-in At Price Chopper 13351 Mission Rd (135th Street) Load Truck with Personal Gear
- 8:30 a.m. Bring All Gear, Sack Lunch & Drink with screw on top. Wear Full Class “A” Uniform with swim trunks under it.
- 11:30 a.m. Gates Open – Arrive at Camp Bartle
- The first thing you will do after you unload the bus and put your camp boxes in your tent is the BSA Swim Test.
This is a high adventure trip to the Boy Scout high adventure camp near Poncha Springs, Colorado named Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base (RMHAB).
We will check-in to RMBAH on Sunday, July 20. Check out is on Saturday, July 26. Our program will include two days of whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River and three days of backpacking, camping and ascending a 14,000 foot mountain.
Several members of the high adventure group will travel to La Junta, CO on July 19 to see the the Koshare Indian Museum, the Kiva, the show and to overnight in the Kiva. This group will stop at the Royal Gorge on the way to RMHAB. This group will also depart RMHAB Friday afternoon for Great Sand Dunes National Park and camp there. Saturday will be spent hiking and sandboarding the tallest sand dunes in North America and going on a hike to Zapata Falls.
19th travel to La Junta Co. (8 AM - 4 PM)
20th travel to Poncha Springs Co. (9 AM to 2 PM)
25th travel to Great Sand Dunes NP (5 PM to 7 PM)
26th travel to WaKeeney, Kansas
27th AM return to KC