T17 - Wilderness Survival Campout

  • From: "John Maynard" <John@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 20:51:50 -0400

Date: From - Oct 19 To Oct 21

Time: Meet at Hut - 4:30p

Return: Lunch Time    

Location: Troop 65, Scout Hut on Haw River, Saxapahaw, NC

Trip Cost: $0

Registration: Online Registration Form

Planning Meeting: Tuesday Meeting Prior to trip (Important for scouts


Hello Folks, we are ready for the next outdoor experience.  We will be
completing the Wilderness Survival Merit Badge.  The scouts have been
learning the skills of fire building, shelter building, cooking along with
many other survival skills.  This weekend, they will be passing off these
skills which are required for this merit badge.  There are several items
that are needed on this trip:


Needed Items:

*         Purchase mess kit (required)

*         One soda can

*         Chocolate bar

*         Cotton balls with Vaseline / dryer lint

*         Magnifying glass 

*         Steel wool / brillo pad

*         9v battery

*         Trail bar that has foil wrapping

*         Homemade survival kit as discussed in mb pamphlet (required)


Meal Prep


          Dinner: Sub Sandwich


          Breakfast: Will Discuss Menu at Prep Meeting - all meals cooked
over wood fire, no pop tarts, muffins, donuts, etc.

          Lunch: Will Discuss Menu at Prep Meeting

          Dinner: Will Discuss Menu at Prep Meeting


          Breakfast: Leaders will provide



Registration is required (do not reply to this email for registration) and
it is helpful to register for each trip as soon as possible in order help us
better plan for attendance and transportation.  Simply click on the link to
fill in the web form at: www.scouttroop17.org/permission  (Adults need to
register - 1 form per person)


Helpful Web Links:

*         T17 Camping Page
ion>   (lots of good stuff here)

*         Packing List

*         Electronics
tMGI1ZGY0Mjk0NzFj/edit?hl=en_US&authkey=CIXC47IB> & Cellphone Policy


Don't forget your Nalgene Bottles!


Please let us know if you have any questions.


Yours in Scouting!


John Maynard


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