Calendar – Campouts

Sep
25
Fri
2015
September Campout – Katy Trail
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
September Campout - Katy Trail

We will be heading back to Katfish Katy for our annual Bike Campout on the Katy trail. More details to come.

Oct
16
Fri
2015
District Camporee @ Lewis-Young Park, Louisburg, Kansas
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 19 @ 10:30 am
District Camporee @ Lewis-Young Park, Louisburg, Kansas

The Trailhead District Camporee will be held in Louisburg this year. More details to follow.

Nov
14
Sat
2015
Feasts Campout @ Camp Naish - Cub World Shelter
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – Nov 15 @ 10:00 am
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2015 Details to come.

 

 

Location:  Cub World Shelter, Camp Naish, 686 S 118th St, Kansas City, KS 66111 (39.084625, -94.853643)

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Saturday Departure: Meet at Price Chopper, 133rd and Mission; Saturday morning at @ 8:00am.  We will depart Price Chopper promptly at 8:30amWebelos 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;   scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org.

Cost:    

  • 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)
  • Naish Cabins: $7.50 – Aduts Only
  • VISITING WEBELOS & WEBELOS PARENTS/LEADERS:  No charge for camping/food/activities

UNIFORM:

Activity dress (Class B) is fine for all activities. An example of Class B dress would be a Bartle or T10 campout t-shirt and jeans.

Activities:

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 (starts at 10:15AM)
  • 11:45am – 11:00am Boy Scouts travel to first assigned Mini-Camp activity with their sack lunch
  • 11:00am – 5:00pm Mini-Camp activities (no merit badge requirements)
  • 1:00pm WEBELOS ARRIVE
  • 1:3pm BB-Gun Range & Outdoorsman Pin Activities (Webelos Scouts)
  • 4:00pm Patrols start preparing desserts for Feast
  • 5:00pm – 7:15pm Dinner
  • 5:12pmSunset
  • 7:30pmM – 8:30Ppm Campfire with Flag Retirement Ceremony
    • Skits: All Patrols must have an original & well prepared skit for the Campfire. Check these websites:
  • http://www.scoutorama.com/skit/
  • http://burtleburtle.net/bob/scout/index.html
  • http://www.macscouter.com/Skits/index.asp
  • 10:00PM Taps / Lights out

 Sunday, November 9th

  • 6:55am Sunrise:
  • 7:00amM Reveille
  • Breakfast/Break Camp/Depart for home around 9:00amM

MINI-CAMP ACTIVITIES DESCRIPTION:

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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.

OR

  • 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.

WEBELOS

  • 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.

Food/Cooking Format:

  • 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”.

Equipment Needed:

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; quartermaster@bsatroop10.org; 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

Registration:

Please sign-up at a regular Troop Meeting or via e-mail to our Campmaster, Gilbert Trill at: campmaster@bsatroop10.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.

Visiting Webelos:

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:

Coordinating Patrol:

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:

Directions:

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 121st 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.

Naish Directions

Webelos – OUTDOORSMAN Pin

Required for Arrow of Light

Do Two of these:

  1. 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.
  2. With your family or Webelos den, help plan and take part in an evening outdoor activity that includes a campfire.
  3. 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.
  4. 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:

  1. During a Webelos den meeting, discuss how to follow the Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines during outdoor activities.
  2. Participate in an outdoor conservation project with your Webelos den or a Boy Scout troop.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
  7. 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.
  8. Visit a nearby Boy Scout camp with your Webelos den.

 

Dec
5
Sat
2015
Fire & Ice Campout @ Clinton Lake State Park - Campground #3, Group Area #3
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – Dec 6 @ 10:00 am

White Color Team has QM Duty.

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Troop 10 Fire and Ice Campout 2015 Details to come.

Weather:     Clinton State Park

Sat. Departure:  Departure from Prairie Star Middle School at 8:30am.

Sun. 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, December 11th or you may not get credit for the campout;   scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org.

 

Cost:

  • SCOUTS:       $12.50
  • ADULTS:       $20
  • VEHICLES:    $5/per vehicle (pay at park)
  • WEBELOS: Due to the cold weather, Webelos are not invited.

 

Activities:

Saturday: Scouts select camp areas for color groups, Camp setup, Lunch break (cook lunch by patrol), Service Project, Sundown Worship Service, Campfire (All Color teams have a skit prepared); additional scout planned elective activity to be announced.

Troop-wide Capture the Flag, using Scout Skills (teams determined SPL).

Depending on weather:

  • 35 Miles of Mountain Bike Trails – all bikes will need to be transported by the parents
  • Mountain Bike Skills Area – Just north of area 3
  • 15 and under may Fish in the lake without a KS Fishing Permit
  • 35 Miles of Hiking Trails of various degrees of difficulty ring the lake
  • Feed the carp at the boat ramp area
  • Frisbee Golf Area
  • Several large open areas for tossing a football or playing catch

Sunday: Hot Breakfast, Break Camp

 

Camp Credit:

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 10:00am in the camping area
  • Roll call after dinner in the camping area
  • Roll call for dismissal Sunday morning
  • This campout may give you the required snow camping credit for the camping merit badge if there is snow on the ground at the time of camp.


Campsite Info:

  • Group Area #3 is a very large area (450 feet x 500 feet square).
  • Each campsite has an open fire pit with grill. Cooking can all be done on wood with grills, pans, or Dutch ovens. (new scouts may be able to get in some open fire cooking for their cooking requirement.)
  • Vault Toilets (Bartle-like) in camping area – We should bring toilet paper just in case.
  • Heated showers and restroom (see small red rectangle in map below). If you shower, it would be a good idea to bring a blow dryer (for those of you with hair).
  • Note: Troop 10 will be supplying fire wood. There will be NO live cutting at Clinton Lake, however anything dead on the ground is fair game.

 

Food/Cooking Format:

  • Saturday breakfast:  Everyone – Eat prior to arrival.
  • Saturday lunch:  Everyone Bring sack lunch.
  • Saturday supper:  Scouts will cook a Dutch oven dinner for themselves and their families in attendance (Troop will provide all food for cooking)
  • Sunday Breakfast:  Everyone will eat with the “Old Goat Patrol”

The Troop will do all the grocery shopping.  Scouts do not bring ingredients for dinner or breakfast.

– Quartermasters should still bring patrol boxes but Dutch ovens will be provided by the Troop and will be sent on the Troop truck.

 

Equipment Needed:

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, December 10th Patrol Quartermasters must speak to the Troop Quartermaster, Mike Dyess; quartermaster@bsatroop10.org; if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents). Paper goods & cups will not be provided.

 

Registration:

Please sign-up no later than the December 8th Troop Meeting or via e-mail to: campmaster@bsatroop10.org. Your fee will be added to your account by the Troop Treasurer. No shows and cancellations after December 11th will be charged the full amount.

 

Coordinating Patrol:

The White Color Team has Quartermaster Duty. The coordinating patrol will be the Python Patrol. One of the parents of a Python Patrol scouts will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Python Patrol Scouts and ALL quartermasters are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, December 11th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.

 

Directions:       

Get on I-435 W/US-50 W in Overland Park from Nall Ave

Take KS-10 W through Lawrence (10 Hwy turns into 23rd Street & then Clinton Parkway – All the same road.)

Go as far as it will go (to the Dead- End – E900 Road) turn right, then take the second left (before Boat Storage Lot, 1415 Road) this is the entrance to the State Park.

Follow the long drive, it goes down a hill then up a hill to the pay booth. You pay your parking permit fee there (when open), park office or use the Self-pay Station across from the Park Office.

Then go to the camping area, get set up

 

Capture the Flag:

We will be playing a troop-wide game of Capture the Flag on Saturday. Attached are some of the rules. It would be wise to brush up on your pioneering skills prior to the campout.

 

If you have questions, contact:

Rob Day; scoutmaster@bsatroop10.org

Gilbert Trill; campmaster@bsatroop10.org

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Click for a few photos of the area.

Click for information about Adult Cabin Rental.

 

Jan
16
Sat
2016
Snow Creek Campout @ Snow Creek
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 17 @ 10:00 am

Yellow Color Team has QM Duty.                                                                                                                                                                  PDF FLYER

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January 16 and 17, 2016

Saturday Afternoon to Sunday Morning

Signup/Cancellation Deadline is Monday January 11th

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Program: 

  • Saturday Afternoon:   Arrive 12:00pm, set up camp, cook dinner
  • Saturday Night: 3:30pm – 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, January 15th 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 – $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.
  • Tubing:
    • Tubing for entire evening is $38 (add $5 for camping), or you can add tubing to your Skiing / Boarding Lift ticket for an additional $14.

 

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, January 15th 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 Jan. 12th. 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. Skiing / Snowboarding or Just Camping
  2. Rental Equipment [yes or no]
  3. Renting Helmet [yes or no]
  4. Lessons [yes or no]
  5. Tubing [Only Tubing, Add-on, or No]

If you do not sign up by Midnight on 1/12/2014 you will have to buy your own tickets at the door at the regular rate.  Cancellations after midnight on 1/12/2014 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.

 

Coordinating Patrol:

The Yellow Color Team has Quartermaster Duty. The coordinating patrol will be the Burrito Patrol. One of the parents of a Python Patrol scouts will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Burrito Patrol Scouts and ALL QUARTERMANSTERS are responsible to load the truck on Thursday, January 11th at 6:00pm and unload the troop truck on Sunday morning

 

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

Feb
20
Sat
2016
Troop 10 Lock-In – By Color Team – Details Coming
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – Feb 21 @ 10:00 am
Troop 10 Lock-In - By Color Team - Details Coming

Event planning in progress.

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