BSA 101

 

BSA 101 should be done soon after a new boy patrol is formed, and can be done on the Crossover campout weekend, if your troop has one.

 

One month prior to campout:†††††††††††††††††††††††

 

1. Complete the 4 page Tour Planning Worksheet (New Form) - .

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2. Obtain permission slips and health forms.

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3. Secure reservation for campsite.

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4. Obtain all tools and materials for instruction and games.

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5. Recruit staff.

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SM - Adult††††††

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SA - Adult††††††

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SPL - Youth††††

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ASPL - Youth

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TG - Youth†††††

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QM - Youth††††

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COOK STAFF

 

One week prior to campout:†††††††††††††

 

1. Go over schedule with staff and make assignments.

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Perfect Campsite - SPL

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Fireyard - ASPL

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Quartermaster Station - QM

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Kitchen & Sanitation - SA

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Ideal Patrol Meeting - TG, SPL

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Totiní Chip instruction - ASPL, TG

 

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Firemín Chit instruction - SPL, TG

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Games - SM, SPL

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2. Prepare Totems for patrol awards.

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3. Gather money, buy groceries.

 

One day prior to campout:††††††††††††††††

 

1. Staff will set up staff campsite in ideal patrol configuration with kitchen, uartermaster station and fireyard. Pre-determine patrol campsites and set all gaming and testing areas and fixtures.

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2. Insure that there is enough wood for campfire and Firemín Chit instruction and qualification.

 

NEW SCOUT ORIENTATION CAMPOUT BSA 101

 

Instructions to new scouts and instructors:

 

Read your Boy Scout Handbook chapters on Camping, knots, and uniform before campout.Bring your Boy Scout Handbook to the Campout.Wear Class A uniform to campout, change to Class Bís upon arrival.Bring your pocketknife.

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

 

FIRE YARD††

 

Axe(s)

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Hatchet(s)

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Large Sharpening stones and oil

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Bow Saw(s)

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Stakes and logs for axe and hatchet sharpening stations

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Rope or twine to fence Fire Yard

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Rake

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Shovel

 

FIRE INSTRUCTION

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Plenty of tinder, kindling and wood so that each boy can build a fire and for the Campfires.

 

Matches.

 

KNOTS†††††††††

 

A 4í length of rope for each boy.

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A suspended horizontal bar.

 

PATROL MEETING

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Cloth for Patrol flag

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Colored paint markers

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Flag staff material

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Scissors

 

FOOD††††††††††††

 

For BSA 101, a cook staff will cook and clean up.Make sure that hearty breakfasts, lunches and dinners are prepared.Have plenty of water and bug juice available at all times for hydration. Keep the Cracker Barrels simple.

 

GAMES†††††††††

 

All games and relays should come from Woods Wisdom.Insure that all materials are ready before the campout.

 

AWARDS††††††

 

Make these beforehand to tie to the new patrol flags. (wood cookies, feathers, hand-tied knots, etc. attached to colored string or yarn.)

 

Firemín Chits

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Totin Chips

 

BSA 101 SCHEDULE

 

Friday Afternoon

††††††††††† 5:30 -†† †††††††††† Arrive at Scout Hut for pre-camp inspection.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Load gear.

††††††††††† 6:00 -†††††††††††††† Leave for campout.

††††††††††† 6:30 - 7:00 -†††† Arrive at campsite.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lead new scouts through perfect campsite display.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† TG instruct on tent setup and expectations.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Patrol to set up acceptable campsite before serving supper.

††††††††††† 10:00 -†††††††††††† Cracker Barrel

††††††††††† 11:00 - ††††††††††† Lights out

††††††††††† 11:30 - ††††††††††† Staff Meeting

 

Saturday

††††††††††† 6:00 -†††††††††††††† Rise & Shine, clean up for breakfast

††††††††††† 7:00 -†††††††††††††† Breakfast

††††††††††† 7:30 - ††††††††††††† Opening Ceremony/ Flag Raising by Staff

††††††††††† 8:00 -†††††††††††††† Review Fire Yard Tools and Safety, Totiní Chip instruction, †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† practice.

††††††††††† 8:30 -†††††††††††††† Totiní Chip Qualification

††††††††††† 9:30 -†††††††††††††† Fire Building and Safety Instruction

††††††††† 10:30 -†††††††††††††† Firemín Chit Qualification

††††††††† 11:30 -†††††††††††††† String Burning Competition (Woods Wisdom)

††††††††† 12:00 - ††††††††††††† Lunch

††††††††††† 1:00 -†††††††††††††† Six Basic Knots Instruction

††††††††††† 2:00 -†††††††††††††† Knots Relay Game (Woods Wisdom)

††††††††††† 2:30 -†††††††††††††† Ideal Patrol Meeting

††††††††††† 3:30 -†††††††††††††† Team-Building Games from Woods Wisdom

††††††††††† 4:30 -†††††††††††††† Patrol Meeting ( Patrol Yell, flag, skit for campfire, elect Patrol †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Leader)

††††††††††† 6:00 - ††††††††††††† Supper, prepare for Campfire

††††††††††† 8:30 -†††††††††††††† Flag lowering by New Patrol, Campfire

††††††††††† 9:00 -†††††††††††††† Cracker Barrel/Free time for unfinished Patrol work.

†††††††††† 10:00 -††††††††††††† Lights Out

†††††††††† 10:30 -††††††††††††† Staff Meeting/Evaluation

 

Sunday Morning

††††††††††† 7:00 -†††††††††††††† Rise & Shine, clean up for breakfast

††††††††††† 7:30 -†††††††††††††† Breakfast

††††††††††† 8:30 -†††††††††††††† Flag Raising by New Patrol, Vespers by staff

††††††††††† 9:00 -†††††††††††††† Break down campsite

††††††††† 10:00 -†††††††††††††† Campout Reflection by Scoutmaster

††††††††† 10:30 -†††††††††††††† Closing Ceremony, flag lowering by staff.

††††††††† 11:30 - 12:00†††† Snack, leave.


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