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Jan
20
Fri
2017
Inauguration Day
Jan 20 all-day
Snow Creek Campout – Postponed to January 20-22 @ Snow Creek
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 22 @ 9:00 am
Snow Creek Campout - Postponed to January 20-22 @ Snow Creek | Weston | Missouri | United States

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).

Troop 10 Snow Creek Ski Campout

January 20-22, 2017

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SNOW CREEK CAMPOUT DETAILS

TRAVEL DETAILS:

Fri. Arrival: OPTIONAL for Scouts needing an extra night of camping or working on Cooking Merit Badge

Please plan on arriving at Snow Creek in Weston, MO. between 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (allow about one hour to drive from Leawood).  Scouts are encouraged to carpool.

Sun. Return: 

We will break camp Sunday around 8 a.m.

Camp Credit:

  • Be present for final roll call Sunday morning prior to departure.

If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you must contact the Scoutmaster, Dave Powell, via email, by 8 p.m. Thursday, January 12 or you may not get credit for the campout.

ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, January 14

  • Arrive Noon – eat on the way
  • Set-up Camp – Limited troop equipment will be available – we will not have the troop truck there.
  • 3 p.m. Attendance – Troop Meeting
  • 4 p.m. – 12 midnight: Ski and tube!
  • Don’t forget to bring extra money for snacks and locker rentals at the lodge.

The Snow Sport Merit Badge will be offered before the scheduled ski and tube session.  If you plan to work on this Merit Badge, please click on this link (https://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Snow_Sports), print off the worksheet and bring it with you to the campout.

Sunday, January 15

  • Depart for home around 9:00 a.m.

FOOD/COOKING FORMAT:

Saturday Lunch – eat prior to arrival

Saturday Dinner

  • Pizza will be provided by the Troop.

Sunday Breakfast

  • Continental breakfast provided by the Troop.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: 

  • Cold weather appropriate clothing and extra clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, gloves, etc.). Appropriate ski/boarding attire is recommended on the slopes.
  • Sturdy boots or shoes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat
  • Mess kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Sun glasses
  • Compass
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol cook boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals, charcoal and stoves
  • Scout Handbook

Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list!

UNIFORM: 

Class “B” uniform is appropriate for the entirety of the campout.

 REGISTRATION: 

Please sign-up via the iOS app or website (link: http://bsatroop10.org/t10-rsvp/)  by Monday, January 9 @ 9 p.m., after which you will be unable to register for the campout.   Please note this is a firm deadline imposed by Snow Creek.

Please feel free to visit with the Campmaster at the weekly Troop meeting if you have any questions or problems signing up via either the app or website!

If you need to cancel at the last minute, you may email the Campmaster, Spencer Martin.  Anyone who no-shows or cancels after Tuesday, January 10 @ 12 p.m. will be charged the full cost of the campout.

COST: 

Camping

The adult fee to camp is $25 and the fee for Scouts is $15.

Skiing

Troop 10 will pre-purchase tickets for everyone who will be skiing to take advantage of the group rate and tax benefit for Scouts offered by Snow Creek.

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Equipment Rental          23           23
One-Hour Lesson          14           14
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Tubing

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Tube Rental          15           15
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Your Troop account will be charged for the campout.

DIRECTIONS: 

1 Snow Creek Drive, Weston, MO 64098

From the Leawood area, it takes approximately one hour to reach the campsite (it’s about a 60 mile drive).

  • 435 to I-29 NORTH to Exit 20
  • Take a left at the exit ramp and drive back over I-29
  • Turn right onto 273 to Weston
  • Stay on 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.

Snow Creek Campout – Rescheduled @ Snow Creek
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 22 @ 9:00 am
Snow Creek Campout - Rescheduled @ Snow Creek | Weston | Missouri | United States

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).

Troop 10 Snow Creek Ski Campout

January 13 -15, 2017

Real-time Weather Link

SNOW CREEK CAMPOUT DETAILS

TRAVEL DETAILS:

Fri. Arrival:

Please plan on arriving at Snow Creek in Weston, MO. between 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (allow about one hour to drive from Leawood).  Scouts are encouraged to carpool.

Sun. Return: 

We will break camp Sunday around 9 a.m.

Camp Credit:

  • Be present for final roll call Sunday morning prior to departure.

If you plan to arrive late, leave during the campout, or leave early Sunday, you must contact the Scoutmaster, Dave Powell, via email, by 8 p.m. Thursday, January 12 or you may not get credit for the campout.

ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, January 14

  • 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Work on Merit badges and Scout skills.
  • 3 p.m. – 12 midnight: Ski and tube!
  • Don’t forget to bring extra money for snacks and locker rentals at the lodge.

The Snow Sport Merit Badge will be offered before the scheduled ski and tube session.  If you plan to work on this Merit Badge, please click on this link (https://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Snow_Sports), print off the worksheet and bring it with you to the campout.

Sunday, January 15

  • Depart for home around 9:00 a.m.

FOOD/COOKING FORMAT:

Friday Dinner

  • Eat before arriving at camp.

Saturday Breakfast

  • Patrols plan and prepare a hot breakfast.
  • Adults & Eagle rank Scouts will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

Saturday Lunch

  • Patrols plan and prepare a hot lunch.
  • Adults & Eagle rank Scouts will cook & eat as the “Old Goat” Patrol.

Saturday Dinner

  • Pizza will be provided by the Troop.

Sunday Breakfast

  • Continental breakfast provided by the Troop.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: 

  • Cold weather appropriate clothing and extra clothing to change into at night (socks, sweats, t-shirts, gloves, etc.). Appropriate ski/boarding attire is recommended on the slopes.
  • Sturdy boots or shoes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat
  • Mess kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Rain gear
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Sun glasses
  • Compass
  • Patrol tents & tarps (check to make sure ALL parts are present)
  • Patrol cook boxes (cleaned & stocked)
  • Food for all meals, charcoal and stoves
  • Scout Handbook

Consult your Scout Handbook for a complete list!

UNIFORM: 

Class “B” uniform is appropriate for the entirety of the campout.

 REGISTRATION: 

Please sign-up via the iOS app or website (link: http://bsatroop10.org/t10-rsvp/)  by Monday, January 9 @ 9 p.m., after which you will be unable to register for the campout.   Please note this is a firm deadline imposed by Snow Creek.

Please feel free to visit with the Campmaster at the weekly Troop meeting if you have any questions or problems signing up via either the app or website!

If you need to cancel at the last minute, you may email the Campmaster, Spencer Martin.  Anyone who no-shows or cancels after Tuesday, January 10 @ 12 p.m. will be charged the full cost of the campout.

COST: 

Camping

The adult fee to camp is $25 and the fee for Scouts is $15.

Skiing

Troop 10 will pre-purchase tickets for everyone who will be skiing to take advantage of the group rate and tax benefit for Scouts offered by Snow Creek.

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Equipment Rental          23           23
One-Hour Lesson          14           14
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Tubing

Description Adult Youth
Lift Ticket        $31        $20
Tube Rental          15           15
Helmet Rental          10           10

 

Your Troop account will be charged for the campout.

DIRECTIONS: 

1 Snow Creek Drive, Weston, MO 64098

From the Leawood area, it takes approximately one hour to reach the campsite (it’s about a 60 mile drive).

  • 435 to I-29 NORTH to Exit 20
  • Take a left at the exit ramp and drive back over I-29
  • Turn right onto 273 to Weston
  • Stay on 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.

Jan
22
Sun
2017
2017 Camp Bartle – Adult Leaders Pre-Meeting @ Leawood Justice Center
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2017 Camp Bartle - Adult Leaders Pre-Meeting @ Leawood Justice Center | Leawood | Kansas | United States

In order to make the Pre-Bartle Adult Leader Meeting  more convenient for everyone it is being held at the Leawood Justice Center.

  • Who: All adults who have a position at Camp Bartle 2017
  • Who Else: All adults who will be attending Bartle – even for just one night – everyone will have a responsibility
  • Where: Leawood Justice Center – Conference Room First Floor
  • When: Sunday, January 22nd, 4-5 pm
  • Contact: Doug Westerhaus
2017 Camp Bartle – Adult Leaders Pre-Meeting – Moved to January 22 @ Leawood Justice Center
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2017 Camp Bartle - Adult Leaders Pre-Meeting - Moved to January 22 @ Leawood Justice Center | Leawood | Kansas | United States

In order to make the Pre-Bartle Adult Leader Meeting  more convenient for everyone it is being held at the Leawood Justice Center.

  • Who: All adults who have a position at Camp Bartle 2017
  • Who Else: All adults who will be attending Bartle – even for just one night – everyone will have a responsibility
  • Where: Leawood Justice Center – Conference Room First Floor
  • When: Sunday, January 22nd, 4-5 pm
  • Contact: Doug Westerhaus
Jan
23
Mon
2017
Personal Fitness Merit Badge @ Prairie Star Middle School
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Personal Fitness Merit Badge @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

There are three session you are required to attend to complete the merit badge:

  • Personal Fitness – Session #1, is Monday, Jan. 23,   2017 (PLC Only this night)
  • Personal Fitness – Session #2, is Monday, March 27, 2017 (PLC Only this night)
  • Personal Fitness – Session #3, is Monday, May 8, 2017

Make sure you read the merit badge book prior to coming.

Instructors:
Paul Bertrand, Tim May & Wayne Maxwell

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