Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
Prepared for Life
Who: If you are a current or future Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, any leader who works directly with scouts, or an interested Member of the Committee, or anyone interested in learning the basic program for Boy Scouting, you are encouraged to attend. Note: Youth Protection, Outdoor Leadership Skills and this Leader Specific course are required to be considered fully trained for the position of Scoutmaster or Scoutmaster Assistant and to wear the "Trained" patch.
What : Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Specific Training
Where: Where: Sandwich Sportsman’s Club, Hartman Trail off of Suydam Road, Sandwich, IL 60548
Part l: Monday, December 2, 7-9 p.m. MANDATORY
Part ll: Friday, December 6 - Sunday, December 8, 2013(rain, shine or snow– indoor sleeping facilities will be available!)
Arrive 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Depart about 1:00 p.m. on Sunday
$20.00/ person Early Bird Registration. $30.00 after Dec. 2, 2013.
You must attend Part l because you will be divided into patrols for menu and equipment planning. Patrols will be providing (buying) and cooking their own food. Please bring money to the Sunday patrol meeting for patrol food.
Satisfactory completion of this course is required for all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and Varsity Coaches to be certified as “Trained” and is recommended for anyone wishing to take Wood Badge training. Those who should attend include Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Coaches, Committee Members, Organizational Representatives, or anyone interested in learning basic outdoor camping skills. Emphasis will be placed upon learning the following skills:
Campsite Selection; Leave No Trace Camping; Tents; Ropes: Whipping, Tying & Lashing; Woods Tools: Knife, Camp Saw, and Axe; Finding Your Way: Map & Compass Reading; Plant Identification; Animal Identification; Fires: Site Selection & Building; Cooking; Backpacking & Hiking Techniques: Packs & Footwear.
If you wish to attend, please notify either Betty Bohlander or Dale Squier via telephone or email. Thanks very much!
Betty Phone: 630-466-4619 Email: scoutsbmb@ yahoo.com
2014 M.H. Klondike
Winter Fun and Open Mic Night
January 17, 18, and 19
Kendall County Fair Grounds
$20.00 per person for the weekend - The fee covers the facility rental, heating the barn, a participation patch for each person attending, a campaign streamer for each unit, and catered dinner on saturday night.
Please bring 2 cans of soup (One can for the lunch pot and one for the Kendall County Food Pantry)
You can bring in one can of soup and one of these items
Canned Meat, Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Soups,Kids Cereals, Pet Food, Sugar, Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap or Diapers ( all sizes, and ages)
Patch contest entries are due no later than December's Activities Committee Meetin December 19th.
We need Troop Help. We will be doing Scout Skills durring the day and Jokes and karaoke after dinner.
Ask your Scouts what they would like to do at this event. This is their Klondike!!!
Klondike Derby Info:
Klondike Troop Roster Form (Excel)
Klondike Registration Form (Word)
Klondike Agenda - TBD
Partol Equipment List - TBD
Baked Chicken (bone-in)
Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce
Macaroni & Cheese
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Dinner Rolls with Butter
Desert (Brownies and cookies)
Troop 7 - Mast Raising
Online Registration is now open