December 2012 – February 2014
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.
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.
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).
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)
All fees non-refundable
For more information, please contact
Troop 10 – High Adventure Chair
Lifesaving Merit Badge
January 2013 Session 1LS
This class is FULL.
HAVE AT THE FIRST MEETING
- Swim Suit and Towel – Scouts will be in and out of the water every class, a large towel can help scouts keep warm.
- Handbook – Current Lifesaving Merit Badge Handbook
- 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.
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
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.
Frank Weidling and John Britt
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.
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.
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.
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.
For more information on this event, please visit the Uniform Exchange page.