Camporee (10/1/2021 to 10/3/2021)

Activity: 

Camporee Competitions.  See attached Schedule

Location: 

Camp Rockefeller
408 Scout Dr
Damascus, AR 72039

Required Forms and Masks: 

Everyone must provide a signed copy of the Attached “COVID Camp Participant at Risk Statement”
Everyone must have a mask to where if asked.
Everyone must have a copy of the Medical Form Parts A&B.  See Mrs. Sandra if your form is expired.

Departure Time:  

Meet Friday at 5:30 at the Church.  Depart at 6:00. 
Late Suttle:  Meet in the Parking Lot of the Bryant Football Stadium after the game.

Return Time:  

Sunday 12:30.          

Cost:  

$20,
Money for the Trading Post
Money for McDonalds (if time allows)

Packing List: 

Money for the Trading Post.
Money for McDonalds (if time allows).
Completed “COVID Camp Participant at Risk Statement” form.
COVID Mask.

See Camping Checklist for a list of gear needed.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2020/02/16/campout-checklist/

The Camp Rockefeller Tents and Cots will be available for people to use.

Food: 

Patrol Cooking.  Saturday Dinner will be provided.  Patrols need to plan for the following meals:
Saturday – Breakfast
Saturday – Lunch
Sunday – Breakfast

Weather: 
Lows in 60’s.  Highs in the 80’s.  58% chance of rain. 

Attachments:

COVID19 Camp Participant At Risk Statement

Schedule and Camporee Info

Crater of Diamonds Campout (9/10/2021 to 9/12/2021)

Activity: 

Diamond Mining

Location: 

Crater of Diamonds State Park
209 State Park Rd
Murfreesboro, AR 71958

Camping at:

Cowhide Cove on Lake Greeson
Campsites 35 and 36
1993 Lake Greeson Estates
Murfreesboro, AR 71958

https://www.google.com/maps/place/1993+Lake+Greeson+Estates,+Murfreesboro,+AR+71958/@34.1742798,-93.6812867,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x86335eba26e330a5:0x85cdb133abbaece!8m2!3d34.1742785!4d-93.6773642

Departure Time:  

Meet Friday at 5:30 at the Church.  Depart at 6:00. 

Return Time:  

Sunday 12:30.          

Cost:  

$25, plus money for digging equipment (See details below)

Packing List: 

Water Bottles x2
Sun Screen
Wide Brimmed Hat
Digging Equipment (See List below)
Money to Rent Equipment (If needed)
See Camping Checklist for a list of gear needed.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2020/02/16/campout-checklist/

Below is a link to some helpful videos on how to mine for diamonds.
https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/crater-diamonds-state-park/digging-for-diamonds/how-do-i-search-for-diamonds

Food: 

Patrol Cooking.  See SPL for details.

Weather: 

Hot, mid 90’s during the day.  Mid 60’s in the evening. 

Lake Weekend (8/6/2021 to 8/8/2021)

Activity: 

Tubbing, canoeing, boat ridding, other water activities

Location: 

Mountain Harbor on Lake Ouachita
994 Mountain Harbor Rd
Mt Ida, AR 71957

Departure Time:  

Meet Friday at 5:30 at the Church.  Depart at 6:00. 

Return Time:  

Sunday 12:30.         

Cost:  

$35, plus Money for McDonalds on Sunday (If time allows).

Packing List: 

  1. Money for McDonalds on Sunday
  2. Life Jacket
  3. Water Bottle for the Boat
  4. Personal eating utensils (Plate, Cup, Fork, Spoon, etc)
  5. Sun Screen
  6. Closed Toe Water Shoes
  7. See Camping Checklist for a list of gear needed.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2020/02/16/campout-checklist/

Food: 

The adults will be cooking the food for everyone.

Weather: 

Hot, Low to mid 90’s during the day.  70’s in evening.

Caving Campout (07/13/2021 to 7/18/2021)

Activity: 

Cave Exploring (Public Tour and Wild Cave Experience)

Location: 

Cosmic Caverns
6386 AR-21
Berryville, AR 72616
(870) 749-2298
https://www.cosmiccavern.com/

Camping at Cosmic Caverns (Not in the cave).

Departure Time:  

Meet Friday at 5:30 at the Church.  Depart at 6:00. 

Return Time:  

Sunday Between 1:00 and 2:00.  Watch your email on Sunday for a more accurate time.

Cost:  

$73, plus $12 CASH Grub Money, plus Money for Lunch on Sunday.

IMPORTANT:  Please check the balance of your Scout Account.  If you do not have enough money in your account to cover the cost of the trip, please bring it on Friday. 

Packing List: 

  1. $12 CASH to pay for food.  Payable to your Grub Master.
    1. The Senior Patrol Leader will coordinate the Patrols and Grub Master Assignments for this campout. Please contact him for more details.
  2. Money for Lunch on Sunday
  3. Separate Cave Exploring Clothes that can get dirty and wet (No Cotton).  NOTE:  Cave temperatures can get into the 50’s, so dress accordingly. 
    1. Long Pants
    2. Long Sleeve Shirt
    3. Shoes (Separate from the ones you travel in)
    4. See Camping Checklist for a list of gear needed.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2020/02/16/campout-checklist/

Food: 

Patrol Cooking.  Bring $12 CASH to pay for food.
Patrols need to prepare for the following Meals:

  1. Saturday Breakfast
  2. Saturday Lunch
  3. Saturday Supper
  4. Sunday Breakfast (Cold)

Weather: 

Mid 80’s.  50% chance of Rain.

Greers Ferry Campout (5/21/2021 to 5/23/2021)

Activity: 

Canoeing and hiking Sugarloaf Mountain

Location: 

Sugarloaf Campsite on Greers Ferry Lake
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sugar+Loaf+Campground/@35.5427049,-92.2712078,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x70e13ba82e2f83f8?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj13qzS4dnwAhXQGc0KHRnBCqMQ_BIwG3oECEIQBQ

Departure Time:  

Meet Friday at 5:30 at the Church.  Depart at 6:00. 

Return Time:  

Sunday 12:00 at Bishop Park Pool in time for the Swim Test.

Cost:  

$25, plus $12 for meals, plus money for McDonalds
$2 for swim test when we return

Packing List: 

  1. COVID Mask
  2. $12 CASH to pay for food.  This money must be paid to the person who purchased the food for your patrol.
  3. Class II or III Life Jacket that is appropriately rated for your size and weight.
  4. Whistle attached to their Life Jacket.
  5. Bring a Drybag to keep your stuff dry while canoeing.  Please note that we are base camping, so the only thing you should have in your canoe is sunscreen, lunch, snacks, and a water bottle.
  6. See Canoe Camping Checklist for a list of gear needed.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Canoe-Camping-Checklist.pdf

Food: 

Patrol Cooking.  Bring $12 CASH to pay for food.
Saturday Breakfast
Saturday Lunch (Cold)
Saturday Supper
Sunday Breakfast
Sunday Lunch

Weather: 

Low 60’s and mid 80’s