Calendar – Campouts

Jan
20
Fri
2017
Snow Creek Campout – Rescheduled @ Snow Creek
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 22 @ 9:00 am
Snow Creek Campout - Rescheduled @ Snow Creek | Weston | Missouri | United States

Troop 10 Leadership wishes to provide clarification on the wearing of helmets for the upcoming Snow Creek camp out.

This is an official BSA activity for Troop 10. All Scouts are required to wear a helmet while tubing, skiing or snowboarding with the Troop. Any Scout not wearing an approved ski helmet will not be allowed in the ski area.

Rental helmets are available for Scout use.

Per the June 2014 BSA Guide to Safe Scouting and the BSA Guide for Current Policies and Procedures:

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/GSS/toc.aspx

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/GSS/gss12.aspx#b

“Appropriate personal protective equipment is required for all activities. This includes the recommended use of helmets for all participants engaged in winter sports, such as sledding and riding other sliding devices. The use of helmets is required for the following activities: downhill skiing, snowboarding and operating snowmobiles (requires full face helmets).

Troop 10 Snow Creek Ski Campout

January 13 -15, 2017

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SNOW CREEK CAMPOUT DETAILS

TRAVEL DETAILS:

Fri. Arrival:

Please plan on arriving at Snow Creek in Weston, MO. between 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (allow about one hour to drive from Leawood).  Scouts are encouraged to carpool.

Sun. Return: 

We will break camp Sunday around 9 a.m.

Camp Credit:

  • Be present for final roll call Sunday morning prior to departure.

If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you must contact the Scoutmaster, Dave Powell, via email, by 8 p.m. Thursday, January 12 or you may not get credit for the campout.

ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, January 14

  • 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Work on Merit badges and Scout skills.
  • 3 p.m. – 12 midnight: Ski and tube!
  • Don’t forget to bring extra money for snacks and locker rentals at the lodge.

The Snow Sport Merit Badge will be offered before the scheduled ski and tube session.  If you plan to work on this Merit Badge, please click on this link (https://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Snow_Sports), print off the worksheet and bring it with you to the campout.

Sunday, January 15

  • Depart for home around 9:00 a.m.

FOOD/COOKING FORMAT:

Friday Dinner

  • Eat before arriving at camp.

Saturday Breakfast

  • Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast.
  • Adults & Eagle rank Scouts will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

Saturday Lunch

  • Patrols plan and prepare a hot lunch.
  • Adults & Eagle rank Scouts will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

Saturday Dinner

  • Pizza will be provided by the Troop.

Sunday Breakfast

  • Continental breakfast provided by the Troop.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: 

  • Cold weather appropriate clothing and extra clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, gloves, etc.). Appropriate ski/boarding attire is recommended on the slopes.
  • Sturdy boots or shoes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat
  • Mess kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Sun glasses
  • Compass
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol cook boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals, charcoal and stoves
  • Scout Handbook

Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list!

UNIFORM: 

Class “B” uniform is appropriate for the entirety of the campout.

 REGISTRATION: 

Please sign-up via the iOS app or website (link: http://bsatroop10.org/t10-rsvp/)  by Monday, January 9 @ 9 p.m., after which you will be unable to register for the campout.   Please note this is a firm deadline imposed by Snow Creek.

Please feel free to visit with the Campmaster at the weekly Troop meeting if you have any questions or problems signing up via either the app or website!

If you need to cancel at the last minute, you may email the Campmaster, Spencer Martin.  Anyone who no-shows or cancels after Tuesday, January 10 @ 12 p.m. will be charged the full cost of the campout.

COST: 

Camping

The adult fee to camp is $25 and the fee for Scouts is $15.

Skiing

Troop 10 will pre-purchase tickets for everyone who will be skiing to take advantage of the group rate and tax benefit for Scouts offered by Snow Creek.

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Equipment Rental          23           23
One-Hour Lesson          14           14
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Tubing

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Tube Rental          15           15
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Your Troop account will be charged for the campout.

DIRECTIONS: 

1 Snow Creek Drive, Weston, MO 64098

From the Leawood area, it takes approximately one hour to reach the campsite (it’s about a 60 mile drive).

  • 435 to I-29 NORTH to Exit 20
  • Take a left at the exit ramp and drive back over I-29
  • Turn right onto 273 to Weston
  • Stay on Hwy 273 to Hwy. 45
  • Turn right on 45 at the 4 way stop
  • Stay on 45 for approximately 8 miles
  • Snow Creek will be on your right about 1/4 mile past the Iatan Power Plant.
  • Park in the Upper Parking lot next to the campground.

Feb
25
Sat
2017
Troop 10 Campout – Gilcrease Museum and Jenks Aquarium, Tulsa, OK @ Gilcrease Museum - American West Art
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 26 @ 10:00 am
Troop 10 Campout - Gilcrease Museum and Jenks Aquarium, Tulsa, OK @ Gilcrease Museum - American West Art | Tulsa | Oklahoma | United States

Leave: 2/25 8am meet at Price Chopper 133rd and Mission. Buses leave at 9am.

Return: 2/26 @ noon. Price Chopper 133rd and Mission

Gilcrease Museum of Art (Art Merit Badge) and then on to the Oklahoma Aquarium – Sleeping with the Sharks Lock-In.

Mar
24
Fri
2017
Landahl Park Campout @ Landahl Park Reserve
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 26 @ 9:30 am
Landahl Park Campout @ Landahl Park Reserve | Independence | Missouri | United States

details to come.

Apr
21
Fri
2017
Order of the Arrow Tapout Campout @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Eastern portion of Mount Moriah
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 10:00 am
Apr
28
Fri
2017
OA Induction Weekend – Session 1 and Optional Mustang Campout (V2 4/11/16) @ Camp Naish
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 8:30 am
OA Induction Weekend – Session 1 and Optional Mustang Campout (V2 4/11/16) @ Camp Naish | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

OA induction weekend Session 1 and an optional Mustang Campout to work on rank advancement. All food will be served at the Naish Dining Hall.

THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS Friday, April 15, 2016.
There is NO Late Registration … NO Walk-In’s … NO Refunds … NO Exceptions.

Get details here:

2016 OA Induction Packet

2016 OA Induction Campout Flyer

REGISTRATION: Ordeal and Brotherhood members, candidates and Non-Arrowman must sign up through HOAC at

You will need to pay with a Credit Card online with HOAC – this will not go through the Troop Account.

REMEMBER:  THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS Friday, April 15, 2016.
There is NO Late Registration … NO Walk-In’s … NO Refunds … NO Exceptions.

Jun
3
Sat
2017
Mustang Campout – First Year Mustang Scout Skills @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Area in Back
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – Jun 4 @ 10:00 am
Mustang Campout - First Year Mustang Scout Skills @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Area in Back | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Schedule for Campout #5 – First Year Mustang Scout Skills Campout

Schedule:

 Saturday, June 3 – Sunday, June 4, 2017

Location:

Camp Moriah – Undeveloped Area in Back

10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131, USA

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.

Registration:

Jim Wasco / Matt Roening at mustangs@bsatroop10.org, and/or Gilbert Trill at campmaster@bsatroop10.org

Attendance:

  • All 1st Year Mustang Scouts (even if not attending Summer Camp)
  • Any interested adult, parent, or leader
  • Instructors
  • Troop Guides
  • Older Scouts interested in helping new Scouts

 

Activities:  There is advance preparation required for this campout.  Please read carefully.

Saturday, June 3

  • 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 4

  • 7:30 am          Reveille.  Prepare and Eat Breakfast
  •  9:00 am         Scouts Own
  • 9:30 am         Break Camp

Food/Cooking:

First year Scouts will plan and cook all meals.  Each Scout is responsible for planning and providing all necessary food, recipes, cooking utensils, and other ingredients to cook two meals (hot dinner and hot breakfast) for three people:  themselves, an adult, and an older Scout (Refer to 1st Class Req. #4a-d)

Equipment Needed:  (consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list)

  • Weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy boots or shoes & extra pair
  • Sleeping Bag and ground mat
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain Gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Bug Spray, Sunblock, Hat
  • Flashlight
  • Cooking Utensils needed
  • FOOD FOR ALL MEALS, menus, food costs, lists
  • Meals will be cooked on open pit fires.  Plenty of firewood is available.
  • Work gloves

Bring the following items for Program Activity:

  • Written response to the First Class cooking requirements
  • Scout Handbook
  • Pen & Paper
  • Metal Cooking Grate (the troop only has a few)
  • Compass
  • Environmental Science Merit Badge Book
  • Prepare a First Aid Kit in accordance with Second Class #b6
  • Toilet Paper
  • Patrol tents & tarps

Cost:

Free (other than personal food costs)

Truck Loading:

Not needed.

 

 

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