Bartle Scout Camp Information
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WELL AS OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE BARTLE
CAMP EXERIENCE IS
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2012, Troop 61 will be at Camp
Lone Star, Senaca Campsite
from June 8th through June 17th, 2012
properly completed and
signed by a physician (M.D. or D.O.).
to the current form needed - Physical
turned in to the Designated Troop Committee
Member before we leave for
camp. All Scouts and Scout Leaders must have a
completed form will or
they will not be able to
Here is a form that
filled out to authorize the troop to administer
medications to your son
UNIFORM (daily wear, 9 days)
AND EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED (BUT
CLEVERLY HIDDEN SO THAT IT DOES NOT SHOW
CLOTHING ETC) WITH YOUR NAME AND TROOP NUMBER.
Backpack and cook kit.(if you
plan to participate in outposts)
pair of socks
Raincoat or poncho
underwear and t-shirts
shoes and tennis shoes
box with a lock (give extra key
or combination to scoutmaster)
sleeved Scout shirt.
that might be required or useful
Sneakers or moccasins
lotion or sun block
envelopes at home)
washing soap (small plastic bottle
or powered biodegradable)
the Scout Shop at 10210 Holmes, KCMO, the
distributors listed below are
licensed to carry Official Boy Scout
E. Kansas St, Liberty Mo
George's Hobby House 1411 B W. 23rd,
Nills Bros. Sporting Goods 2099B E. Sante Fe
DO NOT BRING
AND EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE
MARKED W YOUR NAME AND TROOP NUMBER
A bank system
set up to deposit each scouts
spending money. This money will be withdrawn
from the troop’s
"banker" every day after lunch. This money is
for craft supplies for various (some) merit
fees, souvenirs, snacks or drinks. Each scout
amount of money, which you deposit. We will
help keep it
safe and it will help to keep you thinking
about the fourth
item of the scout law; Thrifty. Suggested
amounts from previous years
around $30.00 depending on merit badge costs
(if any). See Merit Badge
information further down this page for cost
information for each merit
Also, we normally stop in Clinton for lunch on
the way to camp. So,
money for that meal is necessary above what is
mentioned aboved. Of
those that wish to bring their lunch is
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Out-going mail is
up at 10:00 a.m. In-coming mail
is delivered to the camp office by 3:00 p.m.
An adult leader
from each campsite should pick up mail at the
There is no mail service on Sundays or
Take Highway 71
Take Highway 7 South from Harrisonville.
Take Highway 7 South to Clinton and Highway
After reaching Clinton and Highway
13, go south to Highway C.
Take Highway C East (Left) approximately 12
miles to a stop sign.
Turn right (South) onto Highway Z and go
through the town on
At the cemetery turn right (West) onto Scout
Camp Road. Continue to Camp
Go another mile
Lone Star and Sawmill entrances.
Here is a link to
and directions - MAP
Sunday, June 10th, 2012.
Visitor’s day is an ideal time to see your
son, his unit
and campsite, and the program facilities at
the H. Roe
Bartle Scout Reservation. Visiting hours are
10:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Visitors are NOT to bring pets to
Alcoholic beverages, drugs, fireworks,
firearms, etc. will
not be tolerated. Riders
are not permitted in
the back of
pick-up trucks or tailgates of station
days other than designated visitors
days are asked to check in at the camp office.
They will be
escorted to the proper campsite by their troop
will be asked to leave their drivers license
at the camp
Please help us
reservation looking nice, our
troop is responsible for keeping our campsite
should be taken to the dumpster daily, and
camp. Do not leave chairs, rugs, etc.
Our troop can
trash picked up along the roads,
please remind everyone that a good scout takes
only pictures, and leaves only footprints.
Please do not
Senior Patrol Leaders
Badges and Scouting Skills
& Leaders Swim
Call (no KP on day 4)
4, 6, 8, and
9 dinner is at 5:30 p.m., KP call
to Quarters (All Scouts in
OUT, ALL SCOUTS IN TENTS
At camp, the K.P.
your waiter. He sets the table,
delivers the food and cleans up after the
meal. To help
leaders and new K.P.’s, the following is a
outline. Special instructions are given to all
each meal to cover variables. Tables will be
each unit and K.P.’s are to serve and eat at
assigned tables. The K.P. duties must be
rotated among all
Scouts at the table. K.P.’s are your waiters.
As in a
normal restaurant situation they will be
required to have
clean hands and have on a clean shirt. If they
do not pass
inspection they will be required to wash and
1. The K.P.
at the dining hall at K.P. call (20
minutes before mealtime.)
inspection by commissioners. As in a
restaurant situation, KP's are
expected to have clean hands and have on a
clean shirt. If they do not
pass inspection, they will be required to
clean themselves, and then be
reinspected before they can begin their
table with a plate, glass, knife, fork,
and spoon for each of the eight
instructions will be given as K.P.’s set
their tables. At this time,
sugar, salt, pepper, bread, and napkins
can be checked and replenished.
5. When their
are set, the K.P.’s will sit down quietly,
and wait for further
the dining hall through their door and are
seated. Hot food is not
issued until everyone is seated. After the
blessing. K.P.’s are sent by
section to pick up hot food. (We may ask
for assistance at this time).
One hot item per person.
drinks are picked up at the kitchen
serving counter as directed by
dining hall staff.
8. Refills on
drinks, bread and such, are on an as
needed basis. Seconds for food may
be announced and directed by the dining
9. At the
of the meal and program the program
director will announce, "the K.P.’s
remain," THEN AND ONLY THEN DOES CLEAN UP
BEGIN. All food is scraped
into one serving bowl and all liquids are
put into the pitchers and the
silverware is separated. The K.P. will
then dispose of the trash,
garbage, and return dirty dishes to the
washing area in the order
requested by the staff.
10. Once the
is cleared, the K.P. will wash the
tabletop using a prepared solution.
The floor under and about the table is
swept and the sweepings are
placed in trashcans
11. When each
thinks his area is clean, he holds up his
hand for area inspection and
release by a commissioner. The clean up
after the meal should take from
12 – 15 minutes. If food is spilled, the
responsible K.P. will be
required to do some spot clean up. While
being a K.P. may not be
everyone’s "most enjoyable task," a
concerted effort will be made by
the staff to help K.P.’s. However, firm
control must be maintained and
K.P.’s will be expected to follow
directions. We request only one K.P.
per table. An experienced Scout should
handle the first meal K.P.
responsibility of a session.
can be a
great adventure for some Scouts
and can be done so if proper precautions are
taken to ensure
the safety of all involved. Any Scouts wishing
to visit one
of our many caves must be accompanied by at
least two adults
over 18 years of age and must have a hike
permit filed with
the camp office prior to leaving. Interested
first check with the camp director for a
current list of
possible cave closings.
A Scoutmaster may
dispense any prescription if properly
labeled with frequency and dosage by the
pharmacy. If not
properly labeled, the health lodge must
medication. All prescription drugs dispensed
by the unit
must be locked with restricted access and
detailing dispensing activity. All drugs
refrigeration may be kept in the locked
refrigerator in the
commissioner cabin or health lodge. All
needles must be disposed in a
sharps container also located in the
lead commissioner cabin.
The Cortes Health
is an excellent first aid
facility. First aid at the health lodge is
aid. It is not a
hospital or an emergency room.
The council is
to have many physicians
volunteer their time and services to provide a
high level of
care at the health lodge. The treatment of
non-camp related illnesses or injuries should
expected; such cases will be referred to local
providers who charge for services.
Sick call hours
been established for the convenience
of both the campers and the medical staff, and
accommodate all the programs on our schedule.
As a general
guideline, sick call will be held following
every meal and
include non-emergencies such as: sore throats,
and problems that are not life threatening.
One hour following
meal. Not during meal times
except in an emergency.
Emergency care is
available 24-hours-a-day. In case of
emergency, contact the camp office during
office hours (7:00
a.m. – 10:00 p.m.) or the lead commissioner
They will coordinate with the health lodge for
suspected neck, back injuries, fractures and
severe injuries, do not
attempt to move or
the patient without instruction by qualified
the reservation health lodge.
outdoor activities should take
steps to prevent exposure to tick bites.
Wear long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Tuck
into boots or socks.
Wear light colored clothing to make it easier
Conduct frequent and thorough "tick checks."
Finding and removing the ticks quickly is
checks" should be conducted at least every
4-6 hours while in remote areas of camp.
repel ticks (use non-aerosol).
"bush whacking" through high grass and
Human illness from
West Nile Virus is rare, even in areas where
the virus has been
reported. The chance that any one person is
going to become ill from a
mosquito bite is low. You can further reduce
your chances of becoming
ill by protecting yourself from mosquito
To avoid mosquito
apply insect repellant containing DEET
you are outdoors. When possible, wear long
sleeve clothes and long
pants treated with repellans containing
permethrin or DEET since
mosquitos may bite through thin clothing. Do
not apply repellants
containing permethrin directly to exposed
skin. If you spray your
clothing, there is no need to spray repellant
containing DEET on the
skin under your clothing.
merit badges offered at camp can
be completed at camp. When requirements are
done at camp, in
the presence of the merit badge counselor or
is usually clear that the Scout has the
knowledge or skill
outside the presence of a
counselor, necessitates that the counselor,
review with the
Scout that he can demonstrate his
requirements done before camp, Scouts are
advised to bring
evidence of completion of projects with them
to camp. For
example, camping merit badge requirement 9a
requires a Scout
to have 20 days and 20 nights of camping. A
note from a
Scout leader certifying the required 20/20 is
satisfactory than the Scout providing a log of
experience. Notes attest to completion are
than evidence like photos, logs, journals,
the Scouts personal knowledge
displayed during the counseling enable the
counselor to make
certain that the requirements have been met.
your Scouts by helping them "show their stuff"
the camp merit badge counselor.