2.0 ConceptThe Special Olympics is an athletic competition specifically for athletes with various handicaps. The opening ceremony of the Games includes a procession of the participants and the presentation of the American flag. We provide a color guard for the opening ceremony.
2.1 DescriptionWe will meet at the Community Center before 9 am on order to pick up the American flag and its stand. We then walk to the High School athletic field. At the field, we will be given our instructions and follow them to support the opening ceremony.
The ceremony should be complete before 10 am. Once it is over, we will pack up the flag and return it to the Community Center.
2.2 Schedule of EventsSaturday 14May
0850 -- Retrieve flags from Community Center.
0900 -- Arrive at athletic field. Briefing and setup.
0930 -- Opening ceremony begins.
1000 -- Return flags to Community Center.br>
2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty
2.4 Special RequirementsOpen to all Scouts. There are no skill prerequisites for this outing.
3.0 Administration and Logistics
3.1 Announcement Date: 6 Apr 11
3.2 Roster Closing Date: 4 May 11
3.4.1 Individual EquipmentClass A uniform. Look sharp!
3.4.2 Patrol EquipmentNone
3.4.3 Troop Equipment
3.5 Transportation PlanDrop-off Point: Community Center
Drop-off Time: 0850 Sat 14 May
Pickup Point: Community Center
Pickup Time: 1000 Same Day
4.1 Planning Committee
4.2 Adult Leaders
Approved YJB 11May11