See “Campout Checklist” on our website at http://www.bentontroop99.org/policies-checklists-faqs/
Be at the church Friday at 5:30. Leaving at 6:00. Eat supper before you arrive.
12:30 on Sunday. Bring cash for McDonalds.
It will be cold (24 degrees on Friday) and possibly rainy. Bring warm clothes and appropriate sleeping gear.
$10 travel costs and $12 Cash for Grub Money plus money for McDonalds on Sunday.
Saturday: Hot Breakfast, Cold Lunch, Hot Supper. Sunday: Cold Breakfast. John Douglas is purchasing the food for the Scouts. Nate Felton is purchasing the food for the Adults. Each patrol will be responsible for cooking their own meals using the ingredients provided.
Gus Blass Scout Reservation (Damascus, AR)
Short-Term Camping Area (Parade Field 3 and Yucca Flat)
Wilderness Survival. Each patrol will construct their own shelter to sleep in on Saturday night. Patrols will need to ensure they have all the necessary materials to construct their shelter (tarps, ropes, etc).
Friday: Meet at church at 5:30. Depart at 6:00. Scouts will setup camp and sleep in tents/hammocks. It will be very cold. Plan accordingly.
Saturday: Scouts will work on Wilderness Survival Merit Badge. Each patrol will build a primitive shelter to sleep in on Saturday night. Scouts will cook as a patrol using the ingredients provided.
Sunday: Camp cleanup. Chapel (Class A required). Depart by 10:15. McDonalds and return to church at 12:30.
You will be hearing in the news that the BSA has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. I have attached a link where you can review the details per the official BSA plan. t.email.scouting.org/r/?id=h15af246d,ad7a7a4,adeb457
How does this affect Troop 99? It doesn’t. We will continue to meet on Mondays at 7:00 just like we have for the last 40+ years.
Attached is Troop 99’s Backpacking Checklist for a weekend trip.