Red Color Team has QM Duty (see Quartermaster below)
Our February campout will be at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas.
We will be taking chartered motor coaches (i.e. Buses) to and from the Cosmosphere.
8:00 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 14th from Prairie Star Middle School. Please arrive by 7:30 a.m.
3:00 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 15th
$75 scouts – Cosmosphere Merit Badge Combo Fee (per person)
$40 adults – Cosmosphere Fee (per person)
$35.00 – Bus Ticket (per person – assumes full bus of 54 passengers, will be higher if bus is not full)
$7.50 - 6 inch Subway Sandwich Meal for Lunch on ride home Sunday – Bus riders only, or
$10.00 – 12 inch Subway Sandwich Meal for Lunch on ride home Sunday – Bus riders only
Agenda and Program:
- 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.– Board buses at PSMS and depart for Cosmosphere
- 12:00 – 12:15 p.m.– Busses unload at Cosmosphere (Luggage / Sleeping Gear stays on Bus until Saturday evening).
- 12:30 p.m.- Cosmosphere Program Begins
- Program includes overnight stay, supper and breakfast, guided tour of the Hall of Space Museum, a show in the Carey Digital Dome Theater, and a show in Dr. Goddard’s Lab.
- Get ready to leave the ground as you earn the Space Exploration and Aviation merit badges. Build and launch model rockets, pilot an airplane on a flight simulator, build and fly gliders and more!
- We will be sleeping indoors – sleeping bags and mattresses – NO TENTS
- 11:00 a.m. – Cosmosphere Program Ends
- 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Board buses and depart for PSMS
- 3:00 p.m. arrive at PSMS
- Breakfast Saturday: Eat at home before you arrive
- Lunch Saturday: Bring sack lunch to eat on bus
- Dinner Saturday: Provided by Cosmosphere
- Breakfast Sunday: Provided by Cosmosphere
- Lunch Sunday: Eat pre-ordered Subway Sandwich on bus
Subway Sandwich Meal Information:
So that bus riders have something to eat for lunch on the drive home on Sunday, we are offering to pre-order Subway sandwiches and will hand them out as the boys board the bus for the trip home. All lunches will come with a 20oz bottle of water, chips, cookie, and 6 inch ($7.50) or 12 inch ($10.00) sandwich. Sandwich options are:
- Italian MBT
- Turkey & Ham
- Turkey & Roast Beef
- Veggie w/ Cheese
We have to reserve two weeks in advance, so you must sign up no later than Monday, February 2nd. Since we have to reserve the Cosmosphere and buses in advance, No refunds are possible after February 2nd.
Please sign-up at the Court of Honor on January 26th or regular Troop meeting on February 2th or if you can’t be at that meeting, via e-mail to: Gilbert Trill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If by email, please ensure to include the following information:
- Scout Account (name of the scout to charge to)
- Number of Scouts attending (usually one)
- Number of non-scouts attending
- Number of Bus Riders
- Number of Subway Sandwich Meals (include type of sandwich and size)
What to Bring:
- Class “A” Uniform, We will wear our Class A’s all day on Saturday.
- Sleeping bag and pillow – air mattress or cot (optional)
- Minimal personal gear (toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, etc.)
- Flashlight (optional)
- Appropriate sleeping attire, good shoes for walking
- Prescription medication
- Change of clothes
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
- Electronic Equipment or Games
- Bath items (no shower available)
Red Color Team has QM Duty. Since the Troop truck will not be going, there is no need to load it on Thursday evening. Instead, assigned Quartermasters / Red Color Team will be responsible for the following:
- Ensure that bottled water for Sunday’s lunch is loaded on buses (in cargo area),
- Ensure that garbage bags are loaded on buses (in riding area) for collection of lunch trash on trip to Cosmosphere,
- Dispose trash bags from all buses, after arrival at Cosmosphere,
- Pickup Subway Sandwiches prior to loading of buses on Sunday morning (Pickup around 10:00 a.m. Sunday),
- Handout Sandwiches and bottle water to those who pre-ordered as they board the bus,
- Ensure that garbage bags are loaded on buses (in riding area) for collection of lunch trash on trip home, and
- Dispose trash bags from all buses, after arrival home.
Google Directions – 207 miles, ~3.5 hours.
Blue Color team has QM Duty.
At a Glance
Number of Nights:
Weather: Independence, MO
If you have any questions please contact:
White Color Team has QM Duty.
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, email@example.com, 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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
- 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, firstname.lastname@example.org , 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.
NOTE TO NEW SCOUTS (MUSTANG PATROL)
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.
THE TROOP DOES NOT SUPPLY PLATES, BOWLS, CUPS, KNIVES, FORKS OR SPOONS !!!
ALL SCOUTS, LEADERS & PARENTS MUCH BRING THEIR OWN UTENSILS !!!
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.
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