Rifle, Shotgun, BB-Gun, Climbing / Rappelling, & C.O.P.E. Course
November 8th & 9th, 2014
Signup Deadline November 3rd
Location: Cub World Shelter, Camp Naish, 686 S 118th St, Kansas City, KS 66111 (39.084625, -94.853643)
Saturday Departure: Meet at Price Chopper, 133rd & Mission; Saturday morning @ 8:00AM. We will depart Price Chopper promptly at 8:30am. Webelos should arrive directly at camp at 1:00pm
Sunday Return: We will return home after we break camp Sunday, around 9:00am.
If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, no later than Thursday, November 6th or you may not get credit for the campout; firstname.lastname@example.org.
- TROOP 10 SCOUTS: $20 (plus patrol costs) billed to your troop account +$20 for Naish Mini-Camp Activities (Mini-Camp Fees & Ammunition)
- ADULTS : $25 (billed to your troop account)
- VISITING WEBELOS & WEBELOS PARENTS/LEADERS: No charge for camping/food/activities
Activity dress (Class B) is fine for all activities. An example of Class B dress would be a Bartle or campout T-shirt and jeans.
Saturday, November 8th
- 6:54AM Sunrise
- 8:00AM Meet at Price Chopper, 133rd & Mission (Boy Scouts and Adults only)
- 8:30AM Depart Price Chopper
- 9:00AM Adult meeting for Mini-Camp activity plans
- 10:00AM All scouts participating Mini-Camp activities must attend safety training
- 11:00AM – 11:30AM Boy Scouts travel to first assigned Mini-Camp activity with their sack lunch
- 11:30AM – 3:30PM Mini-Camp activities (no merit badge requirements)
- 1:00PM WEBELOS ARRIVE
- 1:30PM BB-Gun Range & Outdoorsman Pin Activities (Webelos Scouts)
- 4:00PM Patrols start preparing desserts for Feast
- 5:00PM – 7:15PM Dinner
- 5:12PM Sunset
- 7:30PM – 8:30PM Campfire with Flag Retirement Ceremony
- Skits: All Patrols must have an original & well prepared skit for the Campfire. Check these websites:
- 10:00PM Taps / Lights out
Sunday, November 9th
- 6:55AM Sunrise:
- 7:00AM Reveille
- Breakfast/Break Camp/Depart for home around 9:00AM
MINI-CAMP ACTIVITIES DESCRIPTION:
TROOP 10 SCOUTS
- Shooting Sports – Rifle – shoot approximately 25 rounds of .22LR, and/or
- Shooting Sports – Shotgun – shoot approximately 25 shotgun shells, and/or
- Climbing / Rappelling – featuring rappelling tower and climbing wall.
- Project C.O.P.E. Course* – Project C.O.P.E. is an acronym for Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience, a program in the Boy Scouts of America. It consists of group initiative games, trust events, low-course events, and high-course events. Some activities involve a group challenge, while others develop individual skills and agility. Participants climb, swing, balance, jump, rappel, zip line, and devise solutions to a variety of problems.
- Shooting Sports – BB-Gun – shooting Safety and shooting approximately 25 BBs
- Outdoorsman Pin – Instruction & Activities to earn your Outdoorsman Pin (see last page for Pin requirements)
*If a boy chooses to participate in the Project C.O.P.E. course, it is a very long activity and will therefore be the only event he can take.
- Saturday breakfast – Eat prior to departure.
- Saturday lunch – Everyone bring a sack lunch. OPTIONAL: Patrols can cook a meal if they plan ahead.
- Webelos: Eat lunch prior to arrival.
- Saturday FEAST:
- All ingredients for desserts will be purchased & supplied by the patrols.
- Every patrol will be responsible for cooking a dessert for the Feast, enough to feed their patrol.
- Adults will prepare the Main Courses
- Sunday Breakfast – Patrols will prepare a hot breakfast – Adults, Webelos & Guests eat with the “Old Goats Patrol”.
You will need cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hats, etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, and rain gear. Patrols need to work together to make sure that patrol tents and cooking boxes (cleaned and properly stocked) 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. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday, November 5th. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Mike Dyess; email@example.com; if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents). Paper goods & cups will not be provided.
Adults and Webelos must bring their own tents and mess kits.
Troop Policy: NO Liquid Fuel of any type. Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop
CHARCOAL IS NOT PROVIDED TO SCOUT PATROLS
Please sign-up at a regular Troop Meeting or via e-mail to our Campmaster, Gilbert Trill at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please sign up by Monday, November 3rd. If you sign up and don’t cancel by 8am Wednesday, November 5th, you will be charged for this campout.
We will be offering the Outdoorsman Pin for all Webelos who attend the campout (see last page).
Please contact each of these folks and let then know you want to attend:
- Scoutmaster: Rob Day, email@example.com
- Campmaster: Gilbert Trill, firstname.lastname@example.org
The coordinating patrol is the Raptor Patrol. One of the parents of a Raptor Patrol Scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. All members of the Raptor Patrol – Blue Color Team and ALL quartermasters are responsible for loading the truck on Thursday, November 6th at 6:00pm and unloading the troop truck on Sunday morning. The truck is at the storage lot at 133rd and Holmes Rd.
If you have any questions please contact:
- Scoutmaster: Rob Day: email@example.com
- Campmaster: Gilbert Trill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Take I-435 North to the K-32 Exit. Go West on K-32 thru Edwardsville. Turn right (North) on 121st street just before the Lone Star Industries Cement Plant. There is a small “Boy Scout Camp” sign at the intersection. If you go under K-7, you have gone too far. Take 121th street (which turns into Martinek Lane just after Metropolitan Ave) to the SECOND NAISH ENTRANCE: “CUB WORLD” on your right. Turn in and take an immediate right turn on the gravel road just inside the gate. Go ¼ mile to the first shelter on the right. Parking is available on the circle drive next to the shelter. If there are no parking places left, go back to the parking lot next to the Cub World Entrance and park there. Naish is approx. 25 miles from PSMS.
Webelos – OUTDOORSMAN Pin
Required for Arrow of Light
Do Two of these:
- Present yourself to your Webelos den leader, properly dressed, as you would be for an overnight campout. Show the camping gear you will use. Show the right way to pack and carry it.
- With your family or Webelos den, help plan and take part in an evening outdoor activity that includes a campfire.
- With your parent or guardian, take part in a Webelos den overnight campout or a family campout. Sleep in a tent that you have helped pitch.
- With your parent or guardian, camp overnight with a Boy Scout troop. Sleep in a tent that you have helped pitch.
And Do Five of these:
- During a Webelos den meeting, discuss how to follow the Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines during outdoor activities.
- Participate in an outdoor conservation project with your Webelos den or a Boy Scout troop.
- Discuss with your Webelos den leader the rules of outdoor fire safety. Using these rules, show how to build a safe fire and put it out.
- With your accompanying adult on a campout or outdoor activity, assist in preparing, cooking, and cleanup for one of your den’s meals. Tell why it is important for each den member to share in meal preparation and cleanup, and explain the importance of eating together.
- Discuss with your Webelos den leader the things that you need to take on a hike. Go on one 3-mile hike with your Webelos den or a Boy Scout troop.
- Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
- Demonstrate setting up a tent or dining fly using two half hitches and a taut-line hitch. Show how to tie a square knot and explain how it is used.
- Visit a nearby Boy Scout camp with your Webelos den.
White Color Team has QM Duty.
Yellow Color Team has QM Duty.
At a Glance
Number of Nights: 1 Night – Saturday Night/Sunday Morning
Special Activity: Snow Skiing and Snow Boarding
Individual Meals: Bring $$$ for Snacks on Saturday Night
Uniform: None required
Signup/Cancellation Deadline: Monday, January 12th (if you want the group rate)
Coordinating Patrol: Burrito Patrol
Travel Time/Distance: About 1 Hour
Event/Location Website: Snow Creek
Weather: Weston, MO
Saturday Afternoon: Arrive 3:00pm, set up camp, cook dinner
Saturday Night: 5:30 – 2:00 AM Skiing/Boarding/Tubing
Late Saturday Night: Camping at the Snow Creek Campground.
Sunday: Breakfast, Break camp and return home Sunday morning.
You must be present at the following times for camp credit. If you cannot make these times, you must gain prior approval from the Scoutmaster, Rob Day.
• Roll call at 3:30 pm in the camping area
• Roll call after dinner in the camping area
• Roll call for dismissal Sunday morning
• This campout will not give you the required snow camping credit for the camping merit badge.
Arrive at Snow Creek in time for roll call at 3:30PM. The campsite is at the far north end of the parking lot. You will sign in, set up camp, make dinner in patrols, then pick up your lift tickets after dinner at our campsite. If you do not get your lift tickets after dinner, check in with Mr. Blackwood after 6pm in the ski lodge.
Saturday Dinner: Patrols will cook full dinner Saturday evening before skiing begins. Adults will eat with Old Goat Patrol. Plan on using camp stoves to cook. Ground fires are not allowed.
Saturday Night: Bring your own $$$ for food and lockers at Snow Creek.
Sunday Morning: Everyone will eat with the Old Goat Patrol for Sunday Breakfast (Danish, juice).
You will need cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into after skiing Saturday night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, stocking hats, gloves etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, and rain gear. Appropriate ski/boarding attire is recommended on the slopes. Field Uniform not required. Patrols need to work together to make sure that stoves and cooking boxes (cleaned and properly stocked) are brought to camp by assigned patrol members. If you have Patrol Equipment (stoves, cooking equipment), make sure it makes it to this campout even if you aren’t attending. Call your patrol leader and Quartermaster if you have any questions. Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge if ANY additional equipment is needed. Paper goods, KFS & cups WILL NOT BE PROVIDED to Scouts or Adults.
Camping & Ski/Board/Lift Ticket/Lessons: Scouts* & Adults:
Troop 10 will pre-purchase tickets for everyone who will be skiing or tubing to take advantage of the Group Rate and Tax Benefit for Scouts offered by Snow Creek.
- Camp* Only – $5 (or purchasing own tickets)
- Camp* + Lift ticket = Total $29
- Camp* + Lift ticket + equipment rental = Total $52
- One hour lesson – add $13 to above = Total $65
- Helmet Rental – add $10 to above
- * Patrol food costs are the responsibility of the patrol.
There is no group discount for tubing. Anyone who wants to tube will have to buy a ticket directly from Snow Creek. Tubing tickets are $15.00/person.
IMPORTANT!! Please sign up at any Scout meeting on or before Monday Jan. 5th. If you are unable to sign up at a regular meeting, you can sign up by emailing Chris Blackwood. Please provide the following information for each attendee if registering by email:
- Skiing/Snowboarding or just camping.
- Rental Equipment. [yes or no]
- Lessons [yes or no]
If you do not sign up by Midnight on 1/5/2015 you will have to buy your own tickets at the door at the regular rate. Cancellations after midnight on 1/5/2015 will not be accepted and you will NOT GET A REFUND (unless you find someone else can use your ticket) because we have to pay three business days in advance to get the group rate.
Snow Sports Merit Badge
The Snow Sports Merit Badge will be offered during this campout. You must be a proficient skier/boarder to take this class. Proficient is defined as someone who is comfortable on intermediate (Blue) runs. Please contact Tom Baker or visit the Snow Sports Merit Badge page if you are interested in learning more about this merit badge.
The coordinating patrol will be the Burrito Patrol. The Burrito Patrol Scouts and ALL QUARTERMASTERS are responsible for loading the truck on Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm at the Troop locker located at 133rd and Holmes Road and unloading the troop truck on Sunday morning.
Interstate 435 to I-29 NORTH to Exit 20, take left at the exit ramp on to Hwy. 273 and drive back over I-29. Follow the signs on 273 to Weston. Hwy. 273 veers to the right just opposite the Bank of Weston – Tracy. Take 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.
If you have any questions please contact:
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