BSA 102 SCOUT ORIENTATION CAMPOUT

 

To be held one month after BSA 101. This course requires a source of electricity for a TV and VCR. At the last Troop meeting before the campout, show a Compass & Map Instructional video, then play the Beginners Compass Game (BSA 1132). This will ensure that the Scouts will have a basic knowledge of map reading and compass use before the campout. Follow the same general pre-camp preparation procedures as BSA 101.

 

Instructions to new Scouts and instructors:

 

Read your Boy Scout Handbook chapters on compass. lashing and cooking before the campout. Bring your Boy Scout Handbook to the campout. Bring your pocketknife, compass, backpack and proper clothing for expected weather. Wear your Class A uniform to the campout and change to Class B upon arrival. Try to eat a good Dinner before leaving for the campout.

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

TV

VCR

Compass & Map Instructional Video

Extra Compasses

Topo Maps (of camp area if possible)

Paper Pads and Pencils for maps

Stakes for Compass Game

Compass Games (BSA 1132 & BSA 1133)

 

LASHING

Many lengths of rope in 10 to 40 lengths

6-8 Lashing Poles per Team

6-4 Lashing Poles per Team

Small Sticks and Cottton String for Desktop Pioneering

 

COOKING

Cracker Barrel (Friday Night)

Boil-in-Bag Scrambled Eggs (Sat. Breakfast)

Sandwiches, cookies, fruit (Sat. Lunch)

Dutch Oven Tacos (Sat. Dinner)

Ice Cream Mixer (Sat. Night)

Danish (Sun. Breakfast)

 

ETCETERAS

Blank Troop Meeting Planners

Blank Duty Rosters

All American Patrol Requirements

Camp Gadget Instruction Sheets and Award Totems

BSA 102 SCHEDULE

 

Friday Evening:

6:00 - Arrive for pre-camp inspection of packs, load equipment.

7:00 - Leave for campsite, hike last mile to camping spot.

8:00 - Set up camp

9:00 - Opening Campfire

10:00 - Cracker Barrel

10:30 - Lights Out

11:00 - Staff Meeting

 

Saturday

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

7:30 - Boil in Bag Breakfast

8:00 - Flag Raising by Patrol

8:30 - Compass Games

9:30 - 5-miler Map Hike

12:00 - Lunch

12:30 - Lashing Instruction, Desktop Pioneering

1:30 - Tripod Relay (Woods Wisdom)

2:00 - Make Inverted Tripod Tower

3:00 - Ideal PLC & Ideal Troop Meeting

4:30 - Patrol Meeting

5:00 - Dutch Oven Instruction, Start Charcoal

5:30 - Dinner Preparation

6:00 - Taco Dinner

7:00 - Make Useful Camp Gadgets by lashing.

8:30 - Flag Lowering by Patrol/Campfire

9:30 - Ice Cream Cracker Barrel

10: 00 - Lights out

10:30 - Staff Meeting/Evaluations

 

Sunday Morning

7:30 - Breakfast (Danish & Juice)

8:30 - Flag Raising by Patrol/Vespers by Patrol

9:00 - Break Down Campsite

10:00 - Scoutmaster Reflection

10:30 - Closing Ceremony, Awards, Flag Lowering

11:00 - Snack

11:30 - Leave


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