Calendar – Campouts

May
1
Fri
2015
Spring OA Induction – 1 @ Camp Naish
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – May 3 @ 10:00 am
May
14
Thu
2015
Load Truck – Tortoise Patrol @ South KC Storage
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Load Truck - Tortoise Patrol @ South KC Storage | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

All members of the Tortoise Patrol and all Quartermasters

Meet at the Troop Equipment Locker – 133rd & Holmes

May
15
Fri
2015
Canoe Campout – Details TBD @ Canoe Campout
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – May 17 @ 10:00 am
Canoe Campout - Details TBD @ Canoe Campout | Lebanon | Missouri | United States

Yellow Color Team has QM Duty – DETAILS TBD

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 14th or you may not get credit for the campout.

AGENDA:

Friday, May 15th

  • 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 16th

  • Breakfast.
  • “Safety Afloat” discussion
  • Leave via campground bus for Moon Valley and Windyville float put-in points (7 or 12 mile floats).
  • 7 mile Moon Valley->Riverfront float required for all Mustangs and their parents and recommended for other scouts and parents with limited experience
  • $5 upcharge for 12 mile Windyville -> RiverFront for all other scouts PROVIDED: Must be STAR rank and have completed Lifesaving or Swimming Merit badget and be 13 yrs or older.
  • SNACK ONLY on the river (we will cook a late lunch/early dinner upon arriving back in camp–LUNNER)
  • There will be limited time for Scout Skills for new Scouts
    • Limited SM Conferences and Boards of Review
    • 2nd Class Req. #3b—Choosing a patrol site and where to pitch tent.
    • 2nd Class Req. #3c—Care, sharpening, use of knife, saw, and axe (Totin’ Chip). (repeat session)
    • 2nd Class Req. #3g—Plan and cook one hot breakfast or lunch
    • Review How to Use Compass
    • Measuring Pace/distance – Bearings
    • Open Sessions for Testing
  • TBD

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 repellant, towel
  • Tents & ground cloth

Equipment Needed (continued):     

  • 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.

Patrols should work together to make sure that 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 camp out even if you aren’t attending.

Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, May 13th.  Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge; quartermaster@bsatroop10.org, (913) 433-6005, if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).  Paper goods & cups will not be provided.

Coordinating Patrol: The coordinating patrol will be the Chinchilla Patrol. One of the parents of an Chinchilla Patrol Scout must drive the troop truck to and from the campout (Friday to Saturday). The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL Troop Quartermasters and all Chinchilla Patrol Members on Thursday May 14th at 6:00 PM. 

The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road.  The Chinchilla Patrol & Quartermasters will unload the troop truck on Sunday morning following the campout. 

*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.
  • Saturday Lunch/Dinner (aka “Lunner”):
    • Patrols plan and prepare a HOT meal after getting off the river.
    • 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 account. Please pay Lori O’Grady, Treasurer.

Registration:

 

Sign up via the link above or at any troop meeting before the campout.  Please sign up by April 28th at the regular troop meetings. 

Provide T-shirt size (adult sizes only).  If you need to cancel, you may cancel via email with Mr. Trill NO later than Thursday May 1st via email to: campmaster@bsatroop10.org   

If you have any questions contact Gilbert Trill via email at campmaster@bsatroop10.org.

 No shows and cancellations after May 13th will be charged the full amount.

 

Contact Numbers: (subject to cell coverage)

Scoutmaster:  Rob Day, (913) 669-6477

Campmaster:  Gilbert Trill

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.

May
28
Thu
2015
Load Truck – Viking Patrol @ South KC Storage
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Load Truck - Viking Patrol @ South KC Storage | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

All members of the Viking Patrol – Yellow Color Team and all Quartermasters

Meet at the Troop Equipment Locker – 133rd & Holmes

May
30
Sat
2015
Mustang Campout #5 – 2015 – First Year Mustang Scout Skills @ Camp Moriah - Undeveloped Area in Back
May 30 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 11:30 am
Mustang Campout #5 - 2015 - 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

May 30 – 31

Drop Off/Pick Up Times TBA

Mt. Moriah Cemetery – Undeveloped Area in Back

  • Second Class Req. #3d — Use Knife, Saw, & Ax to Prepare Tinder, Kindling, and Fuel for Cooking Fire
  • SecondClass Req. #3e, f — Build Fire and Use Lightweight Stove
  • SecondClass Req. #6 — 10 Wild Animals
  • Environmental Science Merit Badge Req. #4 — Plot Study
  • First Class Req. #4a-e — Menu Planning, Utensils, Procedures and Serve as Patrol Cook
  • First Class Req. #6 — Identify 10 Native Plants
  • First Class Req. #8c — Transporting Person by Self and With Another
  • First Class Req. #8d — 5 Signs of a Heart Attack

 

 

Jul
9
Thu
2015
Philmont High Adventure 2015 @ Philmont Scout Ranch
Jul 9 – Jul 24 all-day
Philmont High Adventure 2015 @ Philmont Scout Ranch | Cimarron | New Mexico | United States

For further details, see the Philmont High Adventure 2015 page.

We depart on Amtrak on Thurs July 9.  We return on Thurs July 23.

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