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December 2012 – February 2014

Dec
15
Sat
2012
2013 Blackbeards
Dec 15 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
2013 Blackbeards

About

Troop 10 will be boarding a Blackbeard ship for an adventure on the high seas next summer, July 20-26.  We will be departing from Nassau, Bahamas for a week of sailing, diving, snorkeling, and fishing.  Scouts must be 13 years old at the time of the trip or 12 years old and have completed 7th grade.

Cost

The cost is approx $1219 if already scuba certified and $1932 if scuba certification is needed.  Air fare is approx. $500 in addition to this.

Dates

The trek will start on July 11th and end on July 23rd. Based on the current Amtrak schedule, you would take the 10:45pm train to Raton, NM the evening of July 10th (Thursday) and arrive around 11am the morning of July 12th.

The return trip has you leaving Raton on July 23rd at 4:50pm and getting back to Kansas City around 7:30am July 24th (Thursday).

Registration

If you are interested in attending, please email Krista Cox. Scouts must be at least 14 years old, or completed the 8th grade and 13 years old prior to arriving at Philmont. (currently in the 6th grade)

Payment Schedule

All fees non-refundable

More Information

For more information, please contact

Krista Cox
Troop 10 – High Adventure Chair
Phone: 913-681-3883
Email: dcox33@sbcglobal.net

Jan
4
Fri
2013
Lifesaving Merit Badge – Session 1LS @ Shawnee Mission West
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lifesaving Merit Badge - Session 1LS @ Shawnee Mission West | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

Lifesaving Merit Badge

January 2013 Session 1LS

Sign Up

This class is FULL.

HAVE AT THE FIRST MEETING

  1. Swim Suit and Towel – Scouts will be in and out of the water every class, a large towel can help scouts keep warm.
  2. Handbook – Current Lifesaving Merit Badge Handbook
  3. Check – $15.00 fee for class. Make check payable to “TROOP 10”

Attendance at all classes of a session is required to complete that merit badge.

The written requirement worksheets can be downloaded HERE.

Prerequisites

You MUST have completed swimming merit badge in order to take this class.

Dates of Classes

PLEASE NOTE: Do not have any Scouts report to class before 6:45pm or 12:45pm

Jan 04 Fri. 7:00pm to 9:00pm – SM West
Jan 06 Sun. 1:00pm to 3:00pm – SM West
Jan 11 Fri. 7:00pm to 9:00pm – SM South
Jan 13 Sun. 1:00pm to 3:00pm – SM West
Jan 25 Fri. 7:00pm to 9:00pm – SM West
Jan 27 Sun. 1:00pm to 3:00pm – SM West

Locations

Shawnee Mission South or West Pools – See Schedule Above
Shawnee Mission West: 8800 West 85th Street, Overland Park, Kansas
Shawnee Mission South: 5800 West 107th Street, Overland Park, Kansas
Scouts should report directly to the Pool for all classes.

Instructors

Frank Weidling and John Britt

Jan
11
Sat
2014
Snow Sports Merit Badge 2 of 2 @ Snow Creek
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Snow Sports Merit Badge 2 of 2 @ Snow Creek | Weston | Missouri | United States

This is the 2nd Session of the Snow Sports Merit Badge and will be a conducted at Snow Creek.

For further information, see the Snow Sports Merit Badge page.

 

Feb
3
Mon
2014
Gear Talk on Backpacking @ Prairie Star Middle School
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gear Talk on Backpacking @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

For all scouts and parents interested in any high adventure backpacking trip over the next several years…

Marta Henshaw from Backwoods will be doing a “Gear Talk” on February 3 at 6 PM at Prairie Star Middle School prior to the Troop meeting. This will be your opportunity to hear about the newest and best gear to take with you in your pack. She will also be giving tips on how to pack your backpack. You will have an opportunity to ask her any gear related questions.

Please RSVP to Krista Cox by 1/31 if you are coming.

Feb
10
Mon
2014
Registration for H. S. Truman Merit Badge Program @ Online Registration - See Event Details
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Registration for H. S. Truman Merit Badge Program @ Online Registration - See Event Details

Registration for H. S. Truman Merit Badge Program Begins

The Spring 2014 Harry S Truman Library Merit Badge Program is scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Registration will be at the following website on February 10, 2014 at 9am.

http://www.hoac-bsa.org/merit-badge-program

Scouts have the opportunity to earn the Citizen in the Nation OR American Heritage merit badge. Sign up online individually (this is not a Troop event). Additional details (including prerequisites) can be found at the website above.

FYI, in the past this has filled up within minutes (so be at your computer ready to register promptly at 9 am if you wish to attend)! Normally, this is offered in the Spring as well as the Fall. Registration for the other session will be at a later date.

Feb
22
Sat
2014
Omaha Zoo Campout @ Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
Omaha Zoo Campout @ Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium | Omaha | Nebraska | United States

At a Glance

Number of Nights: 1 Night – Saturday Afternoon/Sunday Morning
Special Activity: Omaha Zoo Visit
Individual Meals: 1 Sack Dinner–bus ride down.  1 Snack (provided by zoo) Saturday night and $$$ for lunch on Sunday
Uniform: Class “A”
Cost:  $45 for Zoo Campout, $35 for Bus Ride, $10 for Oceanography Merit Badge (Optional)
Signup/Cancellation Deadline: Monday, January 31st
Coordinating Patrol: None (no cooking)
Travel Time/Distance: ~3.5 hours by Charted Bus
Event/Location Website: Omaha Zoo
Weather: Omaha, NE

Program Schedule

We will be taking chartered motor coaches to and from the zoo.

Depart: 2:00PM on Saturday,  February 22nd from Price Chopper @133 / Mission. Please arrive by 1:30PM.
Return: 7:00PM on Sunday, February 23rd, to theprice chopper @133/mission.

Cost:

$45.00  Zoo Camping Fee (per person)
$35.00  Bus Ticket (per person. Assumes full bus of 54 passengers, will be higher if bus is not full)
$10.00  Oceanography Merit Badge Class (optional)

Agenda and Program

  • 6:45 – 7:00 p.m. – Meet campout leaders at Main Gate to begin your night.
  • 7:00-7:45 p.m. – Move vehicles onto Zoo property. Orientation and activities.
  • 7:45-9:15 p.m. – Night Hike
  • 9:15-10:00 p.m. – Zoo-related activities.
  • 10:00-12:00 a.m. – Inside a Zoo building for the night. Snack provided by zoo. Wind down for the night.
    We will be sleeping indoors in Troop Tents & Adult Tents
    These tents need to be free-standing – NO tent stakes allowed
  • 6:00 a.m. – Wake up call.
  • 6:00-7:30 a.m. – Breakfast provided by zoo, load gear into vehicles, move to main parking area.
  • 7:30-9:00 a.m. – Morning hike.
  • 9:00 a.m. – Visit the Zoo exhibits
  • 10:00a.m. – Noon: OCEANOGRAPHY MERIT BADGE CLASS
  • Noon: Buy your own lunch at the Zoo
  • 3:00PM Board buses and depart for price chopper.

Meals

  • NO OUTSIDE FOOD ALLOWED.  This is a change from 2 years ago.
  • Lunch Saturday: Eat at home before you arrive
  • Dinner Saturday: Sack “lunch” style
  • Late Snack: Zoo provided.
  • Breakfast Sunday: Zoo provided.
  • Lunch Sunday: Buy at the Zoo.
  • Dinner Saturday: Eat when you get home.
  • Coolers are NOT OK to bring with you. No cooking facilities are available.

Signup

We have to reserve three weeks in advance, so you must sign up by January 31st. If you cancel, No refunds are possible, since we have to reserve the Zoo and buses in advance. Please sign-up at the regular troop meeting on January 27th or if you can’t be at that meeting sign up via e-mail to: Chris Blackwood. Please indicate if you want to take the optional Oceanography Merit Badge ($10).

Equipment

  • Class “A” Uniform, We will wear our Class A’s all day on Sunday.
  • Sleeping bag, pillow, air mattress or cot (optional)
  • Minimal personal gear (toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, etc.)
  • Flashlight (optional)
  • Weather appropriate clothing, good shoes for hiking
  • DVD to watch after night hike (the zoo has a small selection of DVD’s available)
  • Change of clothes
  • Troop Tent (or personal tent for adults) – free-standing (no tent stakes) (MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL OF THE PARTS)

Coordinating Patrol

The truck will not be going, so there is no need to load it on Thursday.

Directions

I-29N to I-80W to exit 454 (13th Street). Go north on 13th Street (one way) to Frederick St, and turn right onto S 10th St. Continue to Deer Park Blvd; the Zoo will be on your left.  Distance/Time:  209 miles in ~3.5 hours.

Contact

If you have any questions please contact: