1.0 OverviewThis is a "just for fun" campout at our campsite at Storrs Pond. We'll set up some fun activities for the day on Saturday, camp at the site, and pack out on Sunday Morning. This campout can be used to meet several requirements for Tenderfoot through First Class.
2.1 DescriptionWe will meet at the Richmond School Teachers' Parking lot Saturday morning, and hike the half mile to our campsite at the end of the pond. We will make camp at our site, and then conduct a series of games and other fun learning activities including
We'll have a troop campfire in the evening. Sunday morning will be a quick pack and go.
2.2 Schedule of Events
Saturday, 4 Nov
2.3 Expected Conditions and DifficultyThe hike in to camp is easy on wide trails, but be properly equipped and packed for a hiking approach.
Check the weather and dress appropriately. Class A uniform is required for travel and for flags; class B otherwise.
The campsite is an established site. Fires are permitted but we can use this outing as an opportunity to learn to use backpacking stoves.
2.4 Special RequirementsOpen to all scouts, scouters, and parents.
There are no skills prerequisites for this outing.
3.0 Administration and Logistics
3.1 Announcement Date: 25 Oct 06
3.1 Closing Date: 4 Nov 06
3.4.1 Individual Equipment
Scouts should organize themselves into buddy groups of two or three each. These groups should plan their tentage and meals together. Do not bring glass containers!
You will need food for
3.4.2 Patrol EquipmentGame equipment as assigned.
3.4.3 Troop Equipment
3.5 Transportation PlanDropoff Point: Richmond School Teachers' Parking Lot
Dropoff Time: 9:00 am, Saturday 4 Nov 06
Pickup Point: Storrs Pond Main Entrance (Camp Fiddlehead Parking Lot)
Pickup Time: 10:00 am, Sunday, 5 Nov 06
4.1 Planning Committee
4.2 Adult Leaders