OK, you’re in charge. It’s time to decide where to go, what to do. Start with an Event Planning Template. End with a debriefing and Activity Critique Report. Ask Mr. Roderick or your Patrol Assistant Scoutmaster for help or tips. And use the ideas below!
From your 2012 Leadership Campout, here’s the information about interests in next year’s program topics, next year’s outdoor events & activities, thoughts on the indoor program & how it’s working: read it!
- Program topics that guys liked for the indoor program
- Outdoor events & activities that guys liked for next year
- Thoughts on the indoor program & how it’s working
Places to go:
- Places to go in Roundtable Packets from Buckeye District Roundtables, with great maps, tips, recipes, more!
- Other places to go, using a camping database.
- Check ODNR’s map of parks that have camping! Hocking Hills (rappelling, hiking); Kelley’s Island (cooking); Lake Loramie (canoeing, fishing); Tar Hollow (backpacking, state forest prowling)… You get the point.
- Cooking — all about how to cook, what to cook, looking good while you cook.
- Campout Planner & Duty Roster
- Patrol guidelines for organizing a Troop outing or activity
- Stuff-to-take checklist. Don’t forget stuff for your patrol, from the garage.
- What to do & how to prepare — great print resources to help you Scouts do planning:
- Volume I (Aquatics, Athletics, Backpacking, Boating / Canoeing, Business, Camping, Citizenship, Communications, Cooking, Cultural Awareness, Emergency Preparedness, Engineering)
- Volume II (Environment, First Aid, Fishing, Forestry, Health Care, High Adventure, Hiking, Hobbies, Leadership, Mechanics, Nature, Orienteering)
- Volume III (Physical Fitness, Pioneering, Public Safety, Science, Shooting, Special Cooking, Sports, Tracking, Wilderness Survival, Wildlife Management, Winter Camping)
- Special tips for Backpacking & Canoeing
- Some Winter Tips for those snowy times
- Leave No Trace