Calendar – Campouts

Feb
20
Sat
2016
Snow Creek Campout @ Snow Creek
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 21 @ 10:00 am

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).


ski #1Troop 10 Snow Creek Ski Campout

February 20 and 21, 2016

Saturday Afternoon to Sunday Morning

Signup/Cancellation Deadline is Monday February 15th

Real-time Weather Link

 

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Program: 

  • Saturday Afternoon:   Arrive 12:00pm, set up camp, cook dinner
  • Saturday Night:  4:00pm to Midnight – Skiing / Boarding / Tubing
  • Late Saturday Night: Camping at the Snow Creek Campground.
  • Sunday: Breakfast, Break camp and return home Sunday morning.
  • 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, February 18th or you may not get credit for the campout; scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org.

 

Costs:

  • 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*: $10 (or purchasing own tickets)
    • Lift ticket: $25 (e.g. Camping + Lift = $35)
    • Equipment Rental: $23 (e.g. Camping + Lift + Equip = $58)
    • One hour lesson: $14 (e.g. Camping + Lift + Equip + Lesson = $72)
    • Helmet Rental: $10 (e.g. Camping + Lift + Equip + Helmet = $68)
  • * Patrol food costs are the responsibility of the patrol.
  • Tubing:
    • Tubing for entire evening is $50 (add $10 for camping), or you can add tubing to your Skiing / Boarding Lift ticket for an additional $15.

 

Camp Credit:

You must be present at the following times for camp credit. If you cannot make the below times, you MUST gain prior approval from the Scoutmaster, Rob Day, no later than Thursday, February 18th or you may not get credit for the campout; scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org:

  • Roll call at 12:30pm 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.

 

Arrival:

Arrive at Snow Creek in time for roll call at 12:30pm. The campsite is at the far north end of the parking lot. You will sign in, set up camp, make “linner” (late lunch / early dinner) in patrols, then pick-up your lift tickets at our campsite after cleanup. If you do not get your lift tickets after cleanup, check in with Mr. Trill after 4pm in the ski lodge.

 

Food/Cooking:

  • Saturday Dinner: Patrols will cook full meal Saturday afternoon 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).

 

Equipment:

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, Mike Dyess; quartermaster@bsatroop10.org; if ANY additional equipment is needed. Paper goods, K/F/S & cups will not be provided to Scouts or Adults.

 

IMPORTANT!! Please sign up at any Scout meeting on or before Monday February 15th. If you are unable to sign up at a regular meeting, you can sign up via email to campmaster@bsatroop10.org. Please provide the following information for each attendee if registering by email:

  1. Scout’s Name / Color Team / Patrol (for billing)
  2. Name of Attendee
  3. Skiing / Snowboarding or Just Camping
  4. Renting Equipment [yes or no]
  5. Renting Helmet [yes or no] (BSA requires helmets)
  6. Lesson [yes or no]
  7. Tubing [Only Tubing, Add-on, or No]

If you do not sign up by Midnight on 02/15/2016 you will have to buy your own tickets at the door at the regular rate.  Cancellations after midnight on 2/15/2016 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.

 

Quartermaster Responsibilities:

The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL PATROL and TROOP QUARTERMASTERS on Thursday, February 18th at 6:00PM. The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road. The Quartermasters who attended the campout will unload the troop truck on Sunday morning following the campout.

 

Directions:

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.

 SnowCreek

Snow Creek Website: www.skisnowcreek.com

 

If you have questions, contact:

Rob Day; scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org

Gilbert Trill; campmaster@bsatroop10.org

Mar
4
Fri
2016
Jacob’s Cave Campout (DRAFT) @ Jacob's Cave
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 6 @ 9:30 am

Jacobs Cave_300x300Jacobs Cave Campout 2015 – Details to come

 

 

Fri. Departure:  Departure from Price Chopper at 133 & Mission at 5:30pm.

Sat. Departure (Mustang’s only): Departure from Price Chopper at 133 & Mission at 8:30 a.m.

Sun. Return:  We will return home after we break camp Sunday, around 11:30am.

 

Camp Credit

  • Be present at roll call Friday night at camp at 9pm and Saturday morning at camp at approx. 10am.
  • Be present for final roll call Sunday morning prior to check out.
  • If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you must contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day, by 8am Friday, March 4th or you may not get credit for the campout:

 

Activities for Non-Mustangs:

  • Friday night arrival: Cold weather, dark camp setup
  • Saturday morning:  Cook breakfast, clean breakfast dishes, clean cooking areas
  • Saturday starting From 10:30am to 5pm, in groups of 15:  Guided Cave Tours & Guided Spelunking, including hot shower after cave spelunking
  • Saturday (while not in the cave):  Hiking
  • Saturday lunch: lunch break (bring your own sack lunch)
  • Saturday dinner:  6pm (ish). Cook dinner, clean dinner dishes, clean cooking areas.
  • Saturday evening:  campfire (with skits).
  • Saturday night:  Sleep in tents (not in the cave)
  • Sunday:  Cook Breakfast, clean dishes, clean cooking area, break camp, clean entire campsite
Special Section for MUSTANGS only
     1) Camp Credits: (Mustangs)
           * Be present at roll call on arrival at campout Saturday morning approximately at 11 am.        
     2) Activities (Mustangs)
       *Saturday late morning arrival starting at approx. 11am till 1pm: Set up tents, review gear brought tenderfoot requirements 1 & 2 and lunch break (bring your own sack lunch)
       *Saturday starting From 1:00pm to 5pm, in groups of 15: Guided Cave Tours & Guided Spelunking, including hot shower after cave spelunking.
            *Saturday starting from 1:00pm to 5pm: Those scouts, not on tour, will work on tenderfoot requirements 4ab, 6 & 8 
       *Saturday dinner: Scouts assist old goats in preparing meal, use of troop stove & clean up
       *Sunday: Scouts assist old goat patrol in preparing breakfast, clean up, clean cooking area, brake camp,
              clean entire campsite

Food/Cooking Format non-Mustangs

  • Friday Dinner: – Eat prior to arrival
  • Saturday Breakfast – Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goat patrol.
  • Saturday Lunch – Everyone bring a sack lunch. Scouts have option of cooking in patrols for cooking merit badge credit.  Arrange with SPL and PL.
  • Saturday Supper: Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goat patrol.
  • Sunday Breakfast:  Scouts will cook with patrols, adults will eat with old goats.

Equipment Needed – EVERYONE

Cave Exploration

  • Set of OLD CLOTHES for cave exploring & bag to store them in afterwards.  These clothes will be DIRTY.
  • Change of clothes to change into after cave exploration
  • Hard Hat (bike helmet OK)
  • Headlamp
  • Jersey Gloves (light garden gloves ok)
  • Knee pads

 Camping

Bring and wear cold weather clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, long sleeve t-shirts, stocking hats, etc.), cold weather sleeping bag, ground mat, mess kit, and rain gear.  Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list and check the weather forecast.  Patrols will work together to see that patrol tents are brought to camp by assigned patrol members. If you have tents and tarps, make sure they make it to this campout even if you aren’t attending.  Call your Patrol Leader, if he doesn’t call you by Wednesday,  March 5th.  Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster if any additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents).  Paper goods & cups will not be provided.

Troop Policy: NO Lighter Fluid, “Match-light”, or accelerant to be used.

Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop

Registration

Please sign-up by using the new Campout Signup Form.  

If you have already signed an would like to Withdraw your registration, please use this form.

Cost

The cost for Scouts is $30.00 (food purchased by the Patrol is not included in this amount). The cost for adults is $45.00.  There is no discount for not taking the cave tour. Your Troop account will be billed by Julia Day, Treasurer.

Coordinating Patrol

The coordinating patrol will be the Cobra Patrol. One of the parents of a Cobra Scouts will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Cobra Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, March 3rd at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.

Directions 

127 miles, Approx 2 hours 18 minutes from Price Chopper in Leawood.

Price Chopper
13351 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS 66209‎
1.
Head north on Mission Rd toward W 133rd St
go 354 ft
total 354 ft
2.
Take the 1st right onto W 133rd St
About 3 mins
go 1.3 mi
total 1.4 mi
3.

Turn left onto State Line Rd

Entering Missouri
About 6 mins
go 3.3 mi
total 4.6 mi
4.
Slight right to merge onto I-435 E/US-50 E
About 4 mins
go 3.6 mi
total 8.2 mi
5.
Keep right to continue on I-470 E/US-50 E, follow signs for Interstate 470 E/Lee’s Summit/Grandview/U.S. 71 S
About 6 mins
go 6.5 mi
total 14.7 mi
6.
Take exit 7A to merge onto US-50 E toward Sedalia
About 1 hour 10 mins
go 72.2 mi
total 86.9 mi
7.
Turn right onto Harding Ave
go 282 ft
total 87.0 mi
8.
Continue onto State Hwy M
About 10 mins
go 9.1 mi
total 96.1 mi
9.
Slight right to stay on State Hwy M
About 12 mins
go 10.0 mi
total 106 mi
10.
Turn right onto MO-135 S
About 5 mins
go 4.7 mi
total 111 mi
11.

Turn left onto MO-135 S/MO-52 E

Continue to follow MO-52 E
About 11 mins
go 9.5 mi
total 120 mi
12.
Turn right onto MO-5 S
About 6 mins
go 5.2 mi
total 125 mi
13.
Turn left onto State Hwy TT/Hwy Tt
About 3 mins
go 0.8 mi
total 126 mi
14.

Turn right to stay on State Hwy TT/Hwy Tt

Destination will be on the right
About 3 mins
go 1.0 mi
total 127 mi
23114 Hwy Tt, Versailles, MO 65084‎
Apr
8
Fri
2016
Troop 10 OA Tapout @ Camp Timberlake
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 10 @ 10:00 pm
Troop 10 OA Tapout @ Camp Timberlake | Stilwell | Kansas | United States

 

2016 OA Troop 10 Tapout.

Details to come.

May
13
Fri
2016
Canoe Campout (DRAFT) @ Canoe Campout
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – May 15 @ 10:00 am

canoePDF Flyer

Details to come

 

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 Sunset: 8:12pm  

  • 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 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 repellant, 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.

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, Mike Dyess; 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.

QUARTERMASTER RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Yellow Color Team must identify an adult to drive the troop truck to and from the campout (Friday to Sunday).  The Troop Truck will be loaded by ALL PATROL and TROOP QUARTERMASTERS on Thursday May 14th at 6:00PM. The Troop Truck is located at the self-storage facility at 133rd and Holmes Road.  The Quartermasters who attended the campout 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 (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 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 May 4th at the regular troop meetings.

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. Trill NO later than Friday, May 8th via email to: campmaster@bsatroop10.org   

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

Anyone signing up after May 4th will not be guaranteed a canoe.  No shows and cancellations after May 8th 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.  Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes

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