Most event items you see below are interactive links with information about the event including links to webpages, some complete with live registration processes. When required and made available, permission slips will be attached to Troop events. Look for District / Council level activities along with Merit Badge Workshops and Fundraising Events in the area to be posted here.
Events in July 2018
- Parents Meeting & Final Equipment Check.
Parents Meeting & Final Equipment Check.- Location: First Christian- Time: 7:00 pm.- Uniform: normal.- Trekkers Bring: everything you plan on taking packed in your backpack.- Activities- Trekkers will do a final shakedown on all gear and discuss crew gear distribution.- Parents will be briefed by Mr. Halpin / Mr. Gill on trek including departure, return, routing, schedule, contact information.CostEstimated at $175/person (mostly meals). The troop will front the cost and will reconcile after the trek when we have accurate numbers.TransportationBeing finalized. Current plan is to be dropped off and picked up (not leaving vehicles at the trailhead). Will be discussed at the route planning day.Permethrin & Head NetUnlike Philmont, we will be in tick and mosquito territory. It is recommended to treat your outer clothing, including hats and boots, with Permethrin which is available at WalMart, REI, Amazon, etc. Spray bottle would be good enough. Thoroughly spray your clothes (outside in a well ventilated area). Per REI:- 12 ounces of repellent, or enough to coat two full outfits; a full outfit consists of shirt, trousers and socks (DH boots and hat also)- One treatment will last up to six washings or six weeks before clothing has to be treated again- Effective against ticks that carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever- Repellent should be applied outdoors and before clothing is worn; hang clothing (DH in garage), spray and let dry two hours (four hours in humid conditions) (DH: overnight is best)- Avoid contact with skin and eyesAdditionally, it's probably wise to bring a head net in case we are swarmed my mosquitoes in the evening.Permethrin Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PermethrinREI: https://www.rei.com/s/permethrin-insect-repellent?origin=web&pagesize=90&ir=collection%3Apermethrin-insect-repellent&page=1&version=signals1&gclid=CjwKCAjwyMfZBRAXEiwA-R3gM_z0Hklw_cGdw4Ak61JWrbEqDKTOB08wKh0ozb-Xw00xSOAJ3NjD3hoCPiEQAvD_BwE&s_kwcid=PS_Google%7C401_452494%7Cpermethrin%7CNB%7Ca6053693-78ca-44a3-b478-91dc21f4faad%7Caud-87986356584%3Akwd-99076061&kclid=a6053693-78ca-44a3-b478-91dc21f4faadPlease send questions to Mr. Halpin at firstname.lastname@example.orgThanks everyone!DH
- Depart for Ozark Trek from First Christian.
Depart for Ozark Trek from First Christian.
Ozark High Adventure Trek
- Return from Ozark Trek
- Summer Camp
- Summer Camp