April 7– 9, 2017 - Baca Ranch ’ Registration deadline April 3rd Late fee applied on or after April 4th
(campfire) (information) (maps & directions)
Kahu (leader) - Mike Gardiner, Scoutmaster, Troop 17 [email protected]
Cell: 505-933-4502 Kahuna (professional) - Mary Mazza-Andersen, Rio Grande District Executive [email protected]
(knot tying) (navigation ) (fire building) (first aid) -
(tracking) (lashing challenge) Winning patrol receives prizes!!! Competitions will cover skills and knowledge contained in the Scout Handbook for ranks Scout through First Class. Each Patrol should be prepared to show all skills required to be a First Class Boy Scout.
Leave No Trace Troop Campsite Competition
Aloha ahiahi (S PL/ SM) Cracker Barrel Saturday Night Campfire Order of the Arrow Tap-Out Sunday Morning Interdenominational Service Scoutmaster dessert cookoff
campfire The 2017 Rio Grande District Camporee will include an evening campfire program that will begin a with Luau meal including Kaula, smoking pork shoulder. (Availability of this campfire is weather dependent and will be limited to the one available fire pit.) Each Troop should be prepared to offer a pot luck side dish, enough to share with all the Troops. We also will need a scout 14 yrs. or older from each Troop to help with cooking and serving. Troops are also encouraged to participate is a Scoutmaster dessert cookoff Rules for the SM Cookoff: dessert must be made at camp Scoutmasters must supply all the needed ingredients and materials for their dish Scoutmasters are responsible for cups/bowls for serving and utensils for eating. Food must be made to serve about 20 people. The SPL from each Troop will serve as the judges panel
After dinner & dessert there will be a Luau themed Campfire Program. ·
Attending troops are encouraged to provide at least one skit.
During the campfire, the Order of the Arrow will conduct their annual tap-out. As always, family and friends of OA candidates are welcome at the campfire!
As in years past, the Camporee officially closes after the campfire; however, units may camp Saturday night. If you stay over, Troop 714 has invited everyone to a Scouts Own Service Sunday morning at 8:00am.
Friday, 7 April: 5:00 pm
Aloha (troops arrive and set up camp, have dinner)
SPLs/Scoutmasters Cracker Barrel (location announced at check-in)
Saturday, 8 April: 6:30 am
Opening flag ceremony/announcements
Aina Awakea (lunch)
*** Plan a quick and easy lunch to keep the activities rolling! *** 1:30 pm
Campfire/event awards/skits/OA Tap-Out
(campfire is weather dependent) Sunday, 24 April: 8:00 am
Pule flag ceremony/scouts own service)
Troops break down camp & conduct site clean-up using Leave No Trace
A Hui Hou (all troops return home)
Schedule approximate; final schedule will be announced at Cracker Barrel. Induvial patrol rotation schedules will be handed out at Cracker Barrel.
Uniform of the Day Saturday will be a Class B uniform. Leave No Trace: Pack your trash out and dispose of it at home. Bring all the water you will need for your troop. There is NO POTABLE
WATER at our location. There will be space in each troop's campsite only for the troop trailer and one tow vehicle. All other vehicles will be parked at a separate parking area. The ONLY fire will be in the established fire ring. Food will need to be stored in the troop trailer or in the one vehicle allowed on each
site. Waste water from dishwashing will need to be strained and the strained food placed into a trash bag. The trash bag will be stored inside of your troop trailer or the tow vehicle in the campsite. No generators running after hours. Signs will be in place to help those arriving Friday night and Saturday morning find their way. Don't worry, you will see the signs. Close the cattle gate behind you after you drive through. Be careful on tent placement. Cottonwoods may fall over, if it’s windy.
Individual Scout The temps can be in the mid-60s-to-mid-80s during the day, and upper 30s-toupper-40s at night. Everyone will need to bring layers Sunscreen Water bottle
a hat warm sleeping bag. Class B uniform OA Sash
Troop Troops are responsible for their own dinner or Cracker Barrel on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, a Luau side dish to share for dinner Saturday, breakfast on Sunday.
Troop flags or banners Scoutmaster dessert cookoff ingredients Luau themed decorations Skit for campfire
(maps & directions) -
Rio Rancho, NM
April 7– 9, 2017 - Baca Ranch Registration deadline April 3rd Late fee applied on or after April 4th
Pricing is as follows: On or before April 3: After April 4:
$15 per person $20 per person