Sunday, October 16, 2011

Camp Together Badge

1. Make a Plan (Sun. 10/16/11):

clothes
food
money for tolls
first aid kit
bug spray and itch cream
bathroom stuff
badge book and handbook
smores sticks
water
emergency money
sleeping bags
pillows
sheets
lanterns
lamps
extension cords
books on camping
compass
canteens
mess kit
silverwear
paper (for lighting fires)
a little bit of wood
matches
shovel
broom
fire starters (just in case)
camp stove
sit-upons
lawn chairs
folding table
fire grate
cooking stuff and cooking utensils
eco-friendly cleaners
dishtowels
paper products (as few as possible)
trash bags
cooler
map
rain essentials
portable snacks
flashlights
batteries
plastic cup
mesh bag
bandana
boots or sneakers
notebook and pencil
camera
games

2. Safety First (Fri. 10/28/11):

We learned to recognize and discussed potential hazards at the campsite such as poisonous plants, insects, animals, and unstable footing areas.

We established a truddy and group boundaries, and an emergency signal and meeting place if lost.

We reviewed the fire and evacuation plans for the campsite and practiced what to do in the event of an emergency.

3. Walk Softly

4. Dress Right (Sun. 10/16/11):

underwear
long and short socks
sleepwear
long pants
t-shirts and long sleeved shirts
sweatshirts
sneakers
hat
gloves
jacket
raincoat
sewing kit
duct tape
Blistex
bug repellent
itch cream
hiking boots

5. Fueling and Cleaning Up

6. Challenge Yourself

7. Pitching In (Sun. 10/16/11):

Possible schedule:

First day

get there and check in at the campsite
decide where to sleep
unload car and set-up
start campfire soon after arriving
walk around camp to see whats around
cook dinner
clean up from dinner
S'mores/sing songs/stories etc.
extinguish campfire
get ready for bed
sleep

Second day

wake-up
cook and eat breakfast
clean-up
hike
cook lunch
clean up
planned outdoor nature activites
free time at camp
start campfire
make dinner
clean-up
S'mores/songs/stories etc.
get ready for bed
sleep

Third day

wake up
cook and eat breakfast
free time at camp
pack up everything
pack car
travel home

Some chores for the kaper chart:
starting the campfire
cooking
cleaning up your own mess
garbage
recycling
straighten your own sleeping bag
keep your area neat and clean


8. Natural World (Sun. 10/30/11):

The weather improved today so we took our nature hike to the creek this morning.

9. The Outdoors at Night (Fri. 10/28/11):

We sang songs and told stories around the campfire tonight! It was too cloudy for stargazing.

10. Learning from Experience

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