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May
13
Fri
2016
OA Induction Weekend – Session 2 @ Camp Naish
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – May 15 @ 8:30 am
OA Induction Weekend – Session 2 @ 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.

Canoe Campout (V2 2/18/16) @ Canoe Campout
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – May 15 @ 10:00 am

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Activities & Schedule:  We will be camping Friday and Saturday night and will canoe Saturday.  If you plan to arrive late, leave early or leave during the campout, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org  by 8:00am, Thursday May 12th or you may not get credit for the campout.

AGENDA:

Friday, May 13th  

  • Leave for Riverfront Camp as early as possible so you can set up before dark.
  • Find your designated camping area (Adults, Scouts, and Mustangs) and set up camp.

Saturday, May 14th

  • Breakfast.
  • “Safety Afloat” discussion
  • Leave via campground bus for Moon Valley and Windyville float put-in points (7 or 12 mile floats).
  • Moon Valley to Riverfront (7 miles) float.  Required for all Mustangs and their parents and recommended for other scouts and parents with limited experience.
  • Windyville to RiverFront (12 miles) for all other scouts PROVIDED:  Must be STAR rank and have completed Lifesaving or Swimming Merit badge and be 13 yrs or older.
  • Sack lunch on the river.
  • There will be limited time for Scout Skills for new Scouts.
  • Sack lunch on the river.
  • Scout Skills for new Scouts.
  • Patrols will participate in a dessert making competition Saturday evening.
  • Supper & Campfire (Skit from each patrol).

Equipment Needed:   

There is no Uniform of the day – A “Canoe Trip” T-shirt will be handed out to everyone.

Scouts please consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list of equipment. Items to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night
  • Sturdy boots or shoes & extra pair shoes
  • Sleeping bag, ground mat
  • Mess Kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain gear, sunglasses
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Swimsuit, river appropriate clothing and shoes
  • Sun block and hat (mandatory), bug repellent, towel
  • Tents & ground cloth
  • SCOUT HANDBOOK (pen), compass
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol Cook Boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals
  • Lifejackets (provided by Riverfront) Adult size life jackets may be limited so if you have a comfortable life jacket please bring it.  Everyone must wear a life jacket.

*NOTE TO NEW SCOUTS (MUSTANGS)

If you have a tent from previous campouts, please make sure it makes it to this campout (even if you are not attending).  We DO NOT provide tents or tarps for adults.  We also DO NOT provide: cups, plates, bowls, knives, forks or spoons.  Troop 10 has a policy about chairs: Only Adults & Eagle Scouts can use chairs w/ backs on campouts.  Other Scouts may use tripod type camp stools.  Adults are encouraged to bring a chair.  Food for Mustang Scouts will be provided by the Troop.

Food/Cooking Format: 

  • Friday Supper: – Eat before you arrive.
  • Saturday Breakfast:
    • Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast.
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together (food provided by troop).
  • Saturday LunchEveryone bring a Sack Lunch & Drink to eat on the river.
  • Saturday Supper
    • Patrols plan and prepare a Hot Supper (Patrols need to bring charcoal if needed).
    • Patrols will participate in a dessert making competition.
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together.
  • Sunday Breakfast:
    • Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast.
    • Adults will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.
    • Mustang Scouts will cook and eat together.

Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used. Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop. Charcoal is NOT provided by the Troop.

Cost:                      

  • $ 45.00           Adults and Mustang Scouts
  • $ 30.00           Troop 10 Scouts (plus patrol food costs)
  •  $ 5.00             Additional for anyone taking the longer float

Fees will be billed to your Troop account.

Registration:

Sign up at any troop meeting before the campout.  The sign up deadline is 8 p.m. Monday, May 9.  

Provide T-shirt size (adult sizes only) & desired float (7 mile or 12 mile).  

If you need to cancel, you may cancel via email with Mr. Martin no later than 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11th via email to: campmaster@bsatroop10.org   

If you have any questions contact Spencer Martin via email at campmaster@bsatroop10.org.

Anyone signing up after May 9th will not be guaranteed a canoe.  No shows and cancellations after May 11th will be charged the full amount.

 

Contact Numbers: (subject to cell coverage)

Scoutmaster:  Rob Day, (913) 669-6477

Campmaster:  Spencer Martin, (913) 915-3943

Riverfront Camp:  888-673-7668, 417-588-3386

http://www.riverfrontcampcanoe.com/

Directions:

Riverfront Campground is located 14 miles west of Lebanon, Mo on State Hwy. 64   Go East on 135th Street – This becomes Hwy 150.  Go South on Hwy 71 about 20 miles to Hwy 7.  Take Hwy 7 about 40 miles South to Clinton and continue on Hwy 13 South thru Clinton.  Go 35 miles South on Hwy 13 to Collins.  Take Hwy 54 East 26 miles to Hwy 65.  Take US-65 South 13 miles to Louisburg.  Take Hwy 64 East about 17 miles to Riverfront Campground.  Watch for the Campground Signs.  Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes

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