Trailhead District Camporee

October 17, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – October 19, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
Lewis-Young Park
26539 Jingo Road
Louisburg, KS 66053
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Gilbert Trill

 trailheadRed Color Team has QM Duty.

MEETING TIME / PLACE:  Arrive at Lewis-Young Park by 5:00 pm on Friday night to set up camp. If you plan to arrive later or leave early, you MUST contact our Scoutmaster, Rob Day,, by 8 am on Friday, October 17th, or you may not get credit for the campout.

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Theme:  Search and Rescue Search and Rescue SAR-Merit-Badge


You will need weather appropriate clothing, extra dry clothing to change into at night, weather appropriate sleeping bag, ground mat, eating mess kit, cup and rain gear. Bring your Scout Handbook. Call your patrol leader, if he doesn’t call you by Thursday, October 16th for specific responsibilities. If you have Patrol Equipment (tents, tarps, stoves, cooking equipment), make sure it makes it to this campout even if you aren’t attending. Patrol Quartermasters must contact the Troop Quartermaster, Jeromy Rutledge,, 913-681-8881, if ANY additional equipment is needed (i.e. cooking grates, bricks, tent poles, tent pegs, tarps, tents)

NOTE TO Scouts and Adults

The Troop has a large stock of equipment we use on our campouts and other outings. We provide: tents, ground cloths (tarps), cooking equipment, water coolers, propane lanterns, tables, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, first aid supplies & shelters for all Scouts.

Adults must bring their own equipment (tent, ground cover, plates, cups, spoons, etc.).

Troop 10 Chair Policy:  We honor our Eagle Scouts by allowing them to use chairs with backs.   Any Scout who is not an Eagle must use a tripod-type camp stool. Adults should bring their own camp chair.




UNIFORM: Field dress uniform (Class A) is required for the flag procession Saturday morning and the worship service on Sunday morning. Activity dress (Class B) is fine for all other Camporee activities. An example of Class B dress would be a Bartle or campout T-shirt and jeans.


  • Friday Supper: Eat prior to arrival.
  • Saturday Breakfast: Scouts cook by patrol; Adults & SPL Team eat with Old Goat patrol.
  • Saturday Lunch:  EVERYONE will eat with the Old Goat Patrol
    • Webelos, All Adults & All Scouts
  • Saturday Supper:  Scouts cook by patrol;
    • Adults, SPL Team & Webelos eat with Old Goat patrol.
  • Sunday Breakfast: Scouts cook by patrol;
    • Adults, SPL Team & Webelos eat with Old Goat patrol.

 All Adults, SPL Team & Webelos will eat with the “Old Goat” patrol for all meals.

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

Charcoal chimneys are provided by the Troop)


  • Troop 10 Scouts:      $17.00 plus patrol food costs ($19 after September 29th)
  • Troop 10 Adults:       $27.00 ($29 after September 29th)
  • Webelos guests:       Only the ($8) district registration fee, paid to the district (

COMMITMENT DATE: Troop 10 Scouts and Adults must sign up with the Troop (not online with the District) for this campout no later than the Troop meeting on September 29th. If you register after September 29th, you will be charged an additional $2 (This late fee is being charged by the Trailhead District). All those who sign-up or commit to go will be charged the district fee of $12 or $15, even if they cancel (after September 29th) or don’t attend. If you have to cancel, you can cancel at a meeting or by contacting Gilbert Trill,

COORDINATING PATROL:     The coordinating patrol will be the Thunder Arrow Patrol. One of the parents of a Thunder Arrow Patrol scout will need to drive the troop truck to and from the campout. The Thunder Arrow Patrol scouts and ALL Quartermasters are responsible to meet at the troop locker (133rd and Holmes Rd.) to load the Troop truck at 6:00PM on Thursday, October 16th and then unload the troop truck on Sunday morning.


Please arrive Saturday morning by no later than 8:00 am (check-in is between 7:30AM and 8:30 am).

We are happy to host you on this campout. As you can see above, the Troop will provide your lunch & supper Saturday and breakfast Sunday. You will need to provide your own camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, mess kit (bowl, plate, insulated cup, knife, fork, spoon), rain gear, water bottle, etc.). Please contact both of these folks and let them know you are attending:  

You will need to register your Webelo Scouts, Parents, and Leaders and pay the District fees on your own ($8 per person). Your Unit Roster & Health Forms will be turned in when you check-in at the Camporee   2014 Trailhead District Camporee Information Sheet


Friday, October 17th, 2014

12:00 pm Staff Arrives

4:00 pm Registration Opens

6:39 pm SUNSET

9:00 pm Unit Leader Meeting

9:30 pm Social/Troop Cracker Barrel (DJ and Music – Troops bring snack food to share)

10:00 pm Taps / Lights out

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

7:00 am Reveille and breakfast

7:30 am– 8:30 am WEBELOS ARRIVE & Check-in

8:0 amM Unit Leader Meeting

8:40 am Flag Raising / Assembly

9:00 am– 11:45AM Boy Scout and Webelos Program

11:45 am- 12:30PM Lunch (Webelos dine with host troop)

1:00 pm – 5:00PM Boy Scout and Webelos Programs Resume

5:00 pm – 7:15PM Dinner

7:30 pm – 8:30PM Campfire Program / Awards

8:30 pm – 9:45PM Cracker Barrel (Webelos with host troop)

10:00 pm Taps / Lights out

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

7:00 am Reveille

9:00 am Interfaith service at flag mall

9:45 am Camp inspection, checkout @ HQ

10:30 am Departure

CAMPOREE PREREQUISITES:  Any Scout wanting to earn the Search and Rescue Merit Badge should go online and complete the ICS-100 online training at:, and bring a copy of your completion documentation to the Camporee.


This year’s Camporee will be different than in the past years. The theme is the Search and Rescue merit badge, and all Scouts who finish the requirements, including ICS-100 that needs to be done before the Camporee, should earn the SAR Merit Badge.

Many different organizations (fire department, police department, emergency, and search and rescue groups) from within our area will be attending and leading the Scouts in earning the SAR MB. Scouts will receive a real hands-on training opportunity during the Camporee.

A cooking contest will also be featured in which Patrols may participate in.  (See below for more information)

More information to follow.

Click Here for Information on the Trailhead District Camporee:  2014 Trailhead District Camporee Information Sheet

Camporee Map Original

Driving Instructions:

Beginning from 135th St and US-69, take US-69 (South) for 14.1 mi

Bear RIGHT (South) onto Ramp (247th Street) for 0.2 mi

Turn LEFT (East) onto 247th for 0.5 mi (over US-69 bridge)

Turn RIGHT (South) onto S HWY-169 [Metcalf] for 2.0 mi

Turn RIGHT (West) onto W 263rd Street for 1.0 mi

Turn LEFT (South) onto Jingo Rd for 0.2 mi

Park & Camporee entrance is on your right (West) – Follow Signs


Alternative Route:

Turn LEFT (East) onto 247th for 0.5 mi (over US-69 bridge)

Turn RIGHT (South) onto S HWY-169 [Metcalf] for 3.0 mi

Turn RIGHT (West) onto W 271st Street for 1.0 mi

Turn Right (North) onto Jingo Rd for 0.7 mi

Park & Camporee entrance is on your left (West) – Follow Signs

If you have any questions please contact:



2014 Cook-off Rules

The Fall Camporee Cook-off is a chance for individual patrols to show off their cooking skills, to have fun, and enjoy a good meal. Any youth patrol in a unit may submit an entry. However, this is about the Scouts, so only Scout patrols (no adult patrols) can enter the contest.


1. All food must be prepared and cooked at the camporee.
2. Each entry must be a complete meal of your choice by your Patrol.
3. When turning in your cooking entry, the following MUST be included:

a. Unit number
b. Patrol Name
c. Name/Title meal
d. The recipe for each part of your meal. The recipe should include ingredients, their amount, and preparation instructions

4. Each entry must be at least in servings large enough to feed one adult.
5. All meat must be fully cooked. No dishes including rare or raw meat may be entered.
6. Only members of the patrol are allowed to participate in the planning and preparation of the entry.
7. Judging will start at 6:30 PM on Saturday. All entries must be present at the start of judging.
8. Prizes will be awarded for the following.


• Best planned meal – recipe
• Best presentation – be creative
• Grand Prize – best taste