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February – April 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.


$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
  • Noon: Buy your own lunch at the Zoo
  • 3:00PM Board buses and depart for price chopper.


  • 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.


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).


  • 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.


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.


If you have any questions please contact:

Load Truck – Cobra Patrol @ South KC Storage
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Load Truck - Cobra Patrol @ South KC Storage | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

All members of the Cobra Patrol and all Quartermasters

Meet at the Troop Equipment Locker – 133rd & Holmes

Load Truck – Cobra Patrol @ South KC Storage
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Load Truck - Cobra Patrol @ South KC Storage | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

All members of the Cobra Patrol and all Quartermasters

Meet at the Troop Equipment Locker – 133rd & Holmes

Jacob’s Cave Campout @ Jacob's Cave
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 9 @ 10:00 am

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March 7-9, 2014



Fri. Departure:  Departure from Price Chopper at 133 & Mission at 5:30pm.

Sat. Departure (Mustang’s only): Departure from Price Chopper at 133 & Mission at 8:30 a.m.

Sun. Return:  We will return home after we break camp Sunday, around 11:30am.


Camp Credit

  • Be present at roll call Friday night at camp at 9pm and Saturday morning at camp at approx. 10am.
  • Be present for final roll call Sunday morning prior to check out.
  • If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you must contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, by 8am Friday, March 7th or you may not get credit for the campout:


Activities for Non-Mustangs:

  • Friday night arrival: Cold weather, dark camp setup
  • Saturday morning:  Cook breakfast, clean breakfast dishes, clean cooking areas
  • Saturday starting From 10:30am to 5pm, in groups of 15:  Guided Cave Tours & Guided Spelunking, including hot shower after cave spelunking
  • Saturday (while not in the cave):  Hiking
  • Saturday lunch: lunch break (bring your own sack lunch)
  • Saturday dinner:  6pm (isn). Cook dinner, clean dinner dishes, clean cooking areas.
  • Saturday evening:  campfire (with skits).
  • Saturday night:  Sleep in tents (not in the cave)
  • Sunday:  Cook Breakfast, clean dishes, clean cooking area, break camp, clean entire campsite
Special Section for MUSTANGS only
     1) Camp Credits: (Mustangs)
           * Be present at roll call on arrival at campout Saturday morning approximately at 11 am.        
     2) Activities (Mustangs)
       *Saturday late morning arrival starting at approx. 11am till 1pm: Set up tents, review gear brought tenderfoot requirements 1 & 2 and lunch break (bring your own sack lunch)
       *Saturday starting From 1:00pm to 5pm, in groups of 15: Guided Cave Tours & Guided Spelunking, including hot shower after cave spelunking.
            *Saturday starting from 1:00pm to 5pm: Those scouts, not on tour, will work on tenderfoot requirements 4ab, 6 & 8 
       *Saturday dinner: Scouts assist old goats in preparing meal, use of troop stove & clean up
       *Sunday: Scouts assist old goat patrol in preparing breakfast, clean up, clean cooking area, brake camp,
              clean entire campsite

Food/Cooking Format non-Mustangs

  • Friday Dinner: - Eat prior to arrival
  • Saturday Breakfast - Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goat patrol.
  • Saturday Lunch – Everyone bring a sack lunch. Scouts have option of cooking in patrols for cooking merit badge credit.  Arrange with SPL and PL.
  • Saturday Supper: Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goat patrol.
  • Sunday Breakfast:  Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goats.

Equipment Needed – EVERYONE

Cave Exploration

  • Set of OLD CLOTHES for cave exploring & bag to store them in afterwards.  These clothes will be DIRTY.
  • Change of clothes to change into after cave exploration
  • Hard Hat (bike helmet OK)
  • Headlamp
  • Jersey Gloves (light garden gloves ok)
  • Knee pads


Bring and wear cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, long sleeve t-shirts, stocking hats, etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, mess kit, and rain gear.  Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list and check the weather forecast.  Patrols will work together to see that patrol tents are brought to camp by assigned patrol members. If you have tents and tarps, make sure they make it to this campout even if you aren’t attending.  Call your Patrol Leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday,  March 5th.  Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster if any additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).  Paper goods & cups will not be provided.

Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used.

Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop


Please sign-up by using the new Campout Signup Form.  

If you have already signed an would like to Withdraw your registration, please use this form.


The cost for Scouts is $30.00 (food purchased by the Patrol is not included in this amount). The cost for adults is $45.00.  There is no discount for not taking the cave tour.  Your Troop account will be billed by Julia Day, Treasurer.

Coordinating Patrol

The coordinating patrol will be the Cobra Patrol.  One of the parents of a Cobra Scouts will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Cobra Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, March 6th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.


127 miles, Approx 2 hours 18 minutes from Price Chopper in Leawood.

Price Chopper
13351 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS 66209‎
Head north on Mission Rd toward W 133rd St
go 354 ft
total 354 ft
Take the 1st right onto W 133rd St
About 3 mins
go 1.3 mi
total 1.4 mi
Turn left onto State Line Rd

Entering Missouri
About 6 mins
go 3.3 mi
total 4.6 mi
Slight right to merge onto I-435 E/US-50 E
About 4 mins
go 3.6 mi
total 8.2 mi
Keep right to continue on I-470 E/US-50 E, follow signs for Interstate 470 E/Lee’s Summit/Grandview/U.S. 71 S
About 6 mins
go 6.5 mi
total 14.7 mi
Take exit 7A to merge onto US-50 E toward Sedalia
About 1 hour 10 mins
go 72.2 mi
total 86.9 mi
Turn right onto Harding Ave
go 282 ft
total 87.0 mi
Continue onto State Hwy M
About 10 mins
go 9.1 mi
total 96.1 mi
Slight right to stay on State Hwy M
About 12 mins
go 10.0 mi
total 106 mi
Turn right onto MO-135 S
About 5 mins
go 4.7 mi
total 111 mi
Turn left onto MO-135 S/MO-52 E

Continue to follow MO-52 E
About 11 mins
go 9.5 mi
total 120 mi
Turn right onto MO-5 S
About 6 mins
go 5.2 mi
total 125 mi
Turn left onto State Hwy TT/Hwy Tt
About 3 mins
go 0.8 mi
total 126 mi
Turn right to stay on State Hwy TT/Hwy Tt

Destination will be on the right
About 3 mins
go 1.0 mi
total 127 mi
23114 Hwy Tt, Versailles, MO 65084‎
Order of the Arrow Tapout Campout @ Camp Timberlake
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 6 @ 10:00 am
Order of the Arrow Tapout Campout @ Camp Timberlake | Stilwell | Kansas | United States

Please sign-up online using registration link here.

No shows and cancellations after April 3rd will be charged the full amount.  If you need to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day,,   before 8:00am Friday April 4th  or you may not get credit for the campout.


Cost:              $22.00+3.00=$25.00  Mustang Patrol Scouts, All Adults and SPL Staff

$10.00+$3.00=$13.00 All other Troop 10 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)


The campout fee will be charged to your account by Julia Day, Troop Treasurer



Activities & Schedule: 

            Mustang Patrol Scouts: (Arrive Saturday morning & depart Sunday morning)

  • If you took a Troop tent home, you must bring it to this campout or arrange for someone to bring it.
  • Meet at Price Chopper at 133 & MIssion at 7:30am, Saturday Morning
  • Depart from the Price Chopper at 8:00AM SHARP!!!
  • Arrive at CampTimberlake and set-up camp
  • Work on Scout skills & early rank advancement.
  • Work on cooking skills  (see below)
  • Fishing – bring own tackle & bait
  • Attend and witness Order of the Arrow Tapout Ceremony (in Class A Uniform)
  • Cracker-barrel Saturday evening.


            All Other Troop 10 Scouts: (Arrive Friday evening, Saturday & depart Sunday morning)

  • Arrive at CampTimberlake Friday evening and set up camp.
  • ALL OA Members, Prepare for ceremony & build campfires
  • OA Ordeal Members: Receive Brotherhood Study Materials in preparation for Induction Weekend.
  • ALL OA Members; Participate and perform Tapout Ceremony.  Tribal attire or Class A with OA Sash & Coups.
  • Non OA Members; Help Mustang Scouts & Attend OA Tapout Ceremony. Class A uniform required.
  • Fishing (as time allows) – bring gear & bait
  • Cracker-barrel Saturday evening.


            Other Activities:

  • Fishing in CampTimberlake’s well stocked Lake
  • Work on Fishing Merit Badge
  • Orienteering course for Mustang rank advancement.  Bring a compass if you have one
  • Conservation project





            Friday Supper:  Eat before you arrive


            Saturday Breakfast:

Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Breakfast

Mustang Scouts & Parents eat before you meet at PSMS

Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

            Saturday Lunch:

Scouts:  Bring a sack lunch, or make arrangments to cook lunch if the meal is needed for cooking or camping merit badge.

Adults & Mustangs:  Mustangs will cook hamburgers for the Old-Goats and the Mustangs.

            Saturday Supper:

Patrols plan and prepare a hot supper

Mustang Scouts will prepare a hot supper – the food will be provided

Adults & SPL Staff will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” patrol.


            Sunday Breakfast:

Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast

Mustang Scouts will prepare a hot breakfast – the food will be provided

Adults & SPL Staff 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


Equipment Needed: 

 Mustang Patrol Scouts: (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)

  • Cold/Cool weather clothing and extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy Boots or shoes and an extra pair of shoes.
  • Sleeping Bag – (weather appropriate) and ground mat.
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain Gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Compass
  • Fishing tackle & bait
  • Troop Tents & ground cloth (if you took one home last month)
  • SCOUT HANDBOOK and PEN (mark book with your name)
  • Field Uniform (Class “A”) for Saturday Night Ceremony


All Other Troop 10 Scouts:

  • Same equipment as above
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals
  • OA Members need to bring tribal attire if you have it.
  • OA Members – Remember to bring your OA Sash.
  • Field Uniform (Class “A”) for Saturday Night Ceremony (if not in tribal attire).



Patrols must 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.  Contact your Patrol Leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, April 2nd.    Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge, , if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).



Coordinating Patrol:   The coordinating patrol will be the Alligator Patrol. Alligator Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible for loading the Troop Truck on Thursday, April 3rd at 6:00pm and unloading the truck on Sunday morning after the campout.  The Alligator Patrol must arrange for someone to drive the truck to the campout.  The Troop Truck and locker are located at the storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road.



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, spoons, etc.)  On this Campout, Mustang Patrol Scouts will be cooking their own Supper & Breakfast.  Troop 10 will purchase the necessary food and provide the needed cooking equipment.  Plenty of older Scout & Adult supervision will be provided.  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.







Directions: Go south on US HWY 69.  Exit on 179th.  Head West for LESS THAN 1/8 mile.  Turn left (south) into Camp Timberlake entrance.  It is the first left you can take on 179th after HW 69.

Order of the Arrow Spring Induction Campout @ Theodore Naish Scout Reservation - Bonner Springs, Kansas.Camp Naish
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 8:00 am


Please indicate if serving as an Elangomat, Nimat, Runner, Ceremonial Team, Dance Team or other worker.


ADULTS ONLY: Please list occupation for appropriate work crew assignments OR if serving as Elangomat or Nimat.

NOTE:   Troop 10 Provides the Manpower for those not serving as an Elangomat or Nimat in cleaning the Camp Naish Pool in preparation for summer camp.  If you have a power washer please let Matt Roening know and we can make accommodations to bring it to the Pool area.



MEET:    Friday, April 25 @  4:00 PM at the Wendys’ at 8220  W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS.  Plan to eat before arriving or grab a quick dinner there.  No meals planned on Friday evening at camp.

You will need to arrange for your own transportation and we will plan to DEPART for Camp Naish at 4:30 PM.


O/A ELIGIBLE SCOUTS:  Scouts whose names were listed on the March ballot for election into Order of the Arrow will learn if they were elected at the April Campout / OA Tapout (April 5).  PLAN TO ATTEND THIS CAMPOUT!  If for some reason, you are unable to attend the April 5 OA Tapout, and you were elected by your fellow Scouts, you will be notified on Sunday, April 6 that you ARE ELIGIBLE to attend this Induction Weekend at Camp Naish.    There you will complete your Ordeal and seal your membership in Order of the Arrow.  (This event does not apply to our 1st Year Mustang Scouts.)


BROTHERHOOD ELIGIBILITY:  Those Arrowmen who meet the eligibility requirements and would like to become a Brotherhood Member, that same weekend at Camp Naish, should pick-up a Brotherhood Study Guide from Mr. Roening at the April Campout/OA Tapout.


ALTERNATE DATES:  If you are tapped out on April 5 and CANNOT attend Spring Induction on the April 25-27 weekend, the Alternate Induction Dates at Camp Naish are:  May 9-11, June 4-5-, June 11-12 and August 15-17, 2014 or September 5-7 @ Bartle. Troop 10 will NOT be participating in these Induction dates, but they are available to you as an alternate opportunity.  Please let us know if you plan to attend any of these alternate dates.


MEALS:  Camp Naish will provide Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Crackerbarrel and Sunday Breakfast.


            Ordeal Candidates:                   $50.00 Fee provides all food, program materials, O/A sash, pocket flap, & wooden coup.                Brotherhood Candidates:         $40.00 Fee provides all food, program materials & Brotherhood sash.

            Other Arrowmen & Guests:       $25.00 Fee provides all food & program materials.

Your troop account will be charged these fees.  Fees are non-refundable after the registration deadline.


WHAT TO EXPECT:  PLAN TO ARRIVE AT CAMP NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM – EARLY DEPARTURES ARE NOT ALLOWED.  Upon arrival, units will check-in and will be directed to their campsite.  Troop 10 will camp together as a unit in the nearby North Meadow. The Candidate Gatherings will be held in the Campfire Arena at staggered times based on the schedule provided in advance of your arrival. All Ordeal and Brotherhood candidates, Runners, Nimats and Elangomats, should be present and prepared to begin the weekend at this time.  CLASS “A” UNIFORM ONLY!


Brotherhood Candidates:  Plan to study the Brotherhood Membership Questions and Answers found in the National OA Handbook and write their letter of rededication prior to their arrival at camp!  Brotherhood Candidates will be expected to serve the lodge on Saturday.  The Brotherhood Hike and Ceremony will take place Saturday afternoon.  Brotherhood candidates must have also paid their 2014 Tamegonit Lodge Dues.


Ordeal Candidates:  Your Induction will begin on Friday Evening. Ordeal Candidates are expected to wear Class “A” uniform and to bring all gear properly packed in a backpack to the Opening Ceremony. Immediately following the Pre-Ordeal Ceremony, Ordeal Candidates will be led to a place to spend the night out on the ground, in a weather-appropriate area that is a short distance from the other scout campers.  In the case of severe weather, Ordeal Candidates will bed-down in the Mess Hall.  Not terribly comfortable, but it’s safe and dry.  You will spend the next day in self-evaluation and unselfish service. Your Ordeal Induction Ceremony will take place Saturday evening.


DEPARTURE:  Parents should plan to pick-up Scouts at Camp Naish around 9 am Sunday morning.  We will be camping in the North Meadow near the Maintenance Area. No one will leave before Roll Call is complete and we will depart as a group.




In addition to your normal camping gear, Ordeal Candidates should also bring:

      These are the ONLY ITEMS you should have with you for Friday Night !!!


1.  Backpack***2.  Nylon/Plastic Ground   Cloth3.  Sleeping Bag4.  Full Scout Class “A”   Uniform

5.  Work Clothes – Long   Pants & Gloves

6.  Rain Gear & Warm   Clothing

 7.     Water Bottle or Canteen (Filled-Water Only!)8.   Flashlight9.   Medication  (As Required)

10. Personal Hygiene Items

11. Insect Repellent & Sunscreen

12. Tent (for Saturday Night)

*** A Backpack works best to carry these items.  If you do not have one, try to borrow one.

If you still don’t have one, put these items in a large sturdy trash bag.  The bag can be used as your ground cloth.


Basic needs should be packed Friday evening and ready to move easily.  Other items such as Backup Clothing, Spare Shoes or Boots, etc. may be left at camp in your tent.  Ordeal Candidates will return to camp Saturday morning and will be able to change clothes and grab essentials for the day.


Brotherhood Candidates, Arrowmen  & Non-Arrowmen will ALSO need to bring:


1.  OA Sash & Coup(s)2.  Tent and Protective   Ground Cloth3.  Backed Chair

This is a rare opportunity

to camp with these items.

Kick back & enjoy!

If you need to use a troop tent, please make arrangements to do so before your arrival.

All attendees are to come “prepared” with adequate rain gear, extra dry clothing and other items listed.  The Troop Truck will not be at the campout – Be Prepared.



  • All attendees must pre-register!
  • Fees are non-refundable after the registration deadline. 
  • Health Forms and 2-Deep Trained Leadership are required at all Scouting Events and Activities.

            Troop 10 adult leaders will coordinate.

  • ONLY Arrowmen are allowed to attend OA Ceremonies.
  • Persons with special needs (medical and/or dietary) must complete a Special Needs Request Form

            and submit it with the registration form.  Please see Mr. Roening for guidance.


Some Ordeal candidates around you may not fully respect the traditions of Order of the Arrow. Troop 10 O/A members take these traditions very seriously. Bring ONLY those items listed. Troop policy prohibits cell phones, I-PODs, radios, and game equipment from camp … Leave them home!  While on “silence” it means just that… Scouts talking while on silence may be asked to leave.  Candidates who do not comply with the basic Lodge instructions or those who are found with additional items, food or drink (other than water) may be asked to leave and will forfeit this opportunity. While completing your Ordeal you will be expected to give your best at every task that is requested.




Troop 10 leaders will supervise this weekend outing and we ask parents to share in the transportation of scouts.  If you have any questions, please call Matt Roening at Cell: 816-868-0211.  This will be the only Induction Weekend where Troop 10 will provide leadership and transportation.  However, if your son has been Tapped Out and unable attend this weekend event, please contact Mr. Roening for questions on the alternate dates.  In case of an emergency you may try either  Mr. Roening’s cell numbers or the Camp Ranger at Camp Naish – 913-422-1035.  Please email Mr. Roening at  regarding any medications, food allergies, or any special needs that our leaders should to be aware of for this outdoor event.


At no time this weekend will Scouts be placed in harm’s way.  Adult leaders will be in the immediate area, and scouts will be well supervised.  The Camp Staff at Naish has contingency plans for weather and should the elements become more severe, scouts will be shown to an appropriate shelter.  The OA Induction Weekend always becomes one of the “memories” these scouts will be able to look-back on as a growing experience and one that will last a lifetime.  We’ll keep a “close eye” on all our Scouts. 



Heart of America Council Order of the Arrow Induction Information

If you have any questions please contact:

                        OA Advisor: Matt Roening, 816-868-0211

WHERE:  Theodore Naish Scout Reservation -  Bonner Springs, Kansas

DIRECTIONS:  Take Interstate-435 North to K-32.  Go West on K-32 thru Edwardsville, KS.  Turn right (North) on 120th Street just before the Lone Star Industries Cement Plant.  If you go under K-7, you have gone too far.  Take this road to the entrance to Camp Naish on your right.    Look for the “Boy Scout Camp” sign between Edwardsville and Bonner Springs on K-32.