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January – February 2014

Jan
27
Mon
2014
Senior Patrol Leader Candidate Registration @ Prairie Star Middle School
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Senior Patrol Leader Candidate Registration @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

Scouts that would like to serve as our next Senior Patrol Leader need to register with our Scoutmaster by Monday, January 27th 2014 to be considered for the elections February 3rd

 Must be Life or Eagle Scout Rank

 

Feb
3
Mon
2014
Senior Patrol Leader Election @ Prairie Star Middle School
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Senior Patrol Leader Election @ Prairie Star Middle School | Palos Park | Illinois | United States

We will elect our new SPL tonight for the Leadership period

Feb
10
Mon
2014
Troop Leadership Elections @ Prairie Star Middle School
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Troop Leadership Elections @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

Semi-Annual Troop Elections  Elected / Selected Tonight:

Patrol Leaders (Must be at least First Class Rank)

Patrol Quartermasters

Scouts in other Leadership Positions need to sign up with Mr. Rohlf (even if continuing in the same position) Bob Rohlf.

Uniform Exchange Night @ Prairie Star Middle School
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Uniform Exchange Night @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

For more information on this event, please visit the Uniform Exchange page.

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:

Feb
24
Mon
2014
Junior Leader Training @ Prairie Star Middle School
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Junior Leader Training @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

Full Class “A” Uniform Required

No Late Arrivals Allowed

ALL Scouts with leadership positions MUST attend to receive leadership credit

Bring Leadership Card for your position