Friday, February 16 -
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Troop 54 heads to Camp Carpenter this month for our first time, at least
in recent years. We will stay in the Director Lodge, which has a capacity of 16. If we have more participants
than that, some will tent camp near the cabin.
Activities while we are at Camp Carpenter include:
- Visiting the Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum
- Sledding (providing there is snow)
- Cooking Merit Badge
Scouting Heritage Merit Badge
Scouts who wish to complete a requirement toward Scouting Heritage Merit Badge can do so by
visiting the museum:
4 C Visit an exhibit of Scouting memorabilia or a local museum with a Scouting
history gallery, or (with your parent’s permission and counselor’s approval) visit with someone in
your council who is recognized as a dedicated Scouting historian or memorabilia collector. Learn
what you can about the history of Boy Scouting. Give a short report to your counselor on what you
saw and learned.
If you plan to do this, be sure to obtain a blue card from the
Scoutmsater first. A second requirement can be completed at
Scout Sunday. You can take a look at the
- Permission Slip - Each participating Scout must submit this to the Scoutmaster
by February 6. Paper
Form Online Form
- Event registration fee (includes food) - pay by February 6:
Youth or adult - $25 (online payment)
- Annual Health
and Medical Record - Each participant must have submitted
this record within the previous year and no later than February 6. This trip requires
only Parts A and B, including copy of insurance card
(both sides). A medical exam is not required.
- CORI - Adults staying overnight must have
submitted a CORI to the Mohegan Council within the last year. If
you need this, please submit it to the Scoutmaster by February 6.
- Youth Protection Training - Adults staying
overnight must have completed BSA Youth Protection Training within
the prior two years. If you need this, submit your training certificate to the
Scoutmaster by February 6.
- Vehicle Information - If
you are driving and your vehicle information has not been included on
a previous tour plan, please provide this to the Scoutmaster by February 6.
This trip is open to Boy Scouts and Webelos/AOL Scouts.
See our Personal Camping Gear page for a check list and descriptions of
most of the items needed. Specific items to bring:
- Cold weather clothing
- Day pack for the trip to the museum.
- Water bottle.
- Any snack items or drink mix packets wanted.
- Meet at the Epworth United Methodist Church parking lot at 6:00 PM Friday for
departure by 6:30 PM.
- Travel to
is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
- Estimated return to the church is 12:00 PM Sunday.