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Big Al's Turkey Campout - November 21-23, 2014 - Ft. Ancient State Park, Oregonia, OH

Taking Friday Night Hike leaving from shelter at 8pm, returning to shelter by 9 for cracker barrel.


We will be doing a Service Project, after Saturday breakfast, Troop 750 will be coordinating.

All Troops/Crews will be making 3 Desserts, presenting one for judging. Winner to receive Dutch Oven.

RETURNING – “BUTCHER” contest. (based on food network “CHOPPED”)

Each Troop will nominate one Boy Scout to compete in a cooking contest. That Boy must make a Breakfast item, Lunch item, Dinner Dessert. All using secret ingredients. All cooked in Dutch Ovens.  After each meal some Boys will be eliminated. Leaving two Boys to make Dinner dessert. Winner will get Troops Name on Plaque. Plus receive “Head Butcher” Chefs Jacket


Again this year, there will be the opportunity to purchase stylish, Big Al's Turkey Campout Spirit Wear.  This is the ultimate in Mason Scouting Bling.  All proceeds go to support Ft. Ancient.  See the order form attached and return it with the permission form!

COOKING MERIT BADGE:  Al is now going to support Cooking Merit Badge at the Turkey Campout. He is only taking TWO scouts from each unit:
 - Priority will be given to scouts that are currently pursuing Eagle Scout (currently Life).
 - The Older Scouts will be given priority.
 - Scouts that apply will need to attend the Turkey Campout and work with Al in the kitchen.
 - Scouts that apply must be willing to complete the pre-work prior to the Turkey Campout

Here is what Al has communicated through the website:
EAGLE REQUIRED - COOKING MERIT BADGE - 1 OR 2 OLDER BOY THAT NEEDS COOKING MERIT BADGE FROM EACH TROOP.
PLAN ON THESE GENTLEMAN TO BE IN THE KITCHEN ALL DAY
THEY WILL PLAN AND COOK BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOR WEBELOS AND POSSIBLY TROOPS AND THEY WILL HELP WITH TURKEY DINNER.
I PLAN TO HAVE TWO PRE MEETINGS BEFORE TURKEY CAMPOUT TO FULFILL REQUIREMENT
LET ME KNOW BOYS NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER TO CONTACT

Al wants the names and contact info of our candidates ASAP so contact Mr. Hutzel if you are interested.

Schedule

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Friday November 22
6:00 pm    Assemble at MUMC and Load Gear
6:30 pm    Depart for Ft. Ancient
7:00 pm    Arrive and Setup Camp
8:00 pm   Night Hike
9:00 pm Cracker Barrel
11:00 pm Lights Out

Saturday November 23
7:00 am   Breakfast
9:00 am    Group Service Project

noon         Lunch at Camp
1:00 pm   Webelos Rotate Around and meet Troops
5:00 pm   Thanksgiving Dinner
8:00 pm   Evening Activities / Campfire

Sunday  November 24
7:00 am    Breakfast
8:00 am    Prayer Service
10:00 am  Depart 
11:00 am arrival back at MUMC  <--- Note early return home