The December troop campout will be Shooting Sports at camp Oyo outside of West Portsmouth OH. This outing will take place over the weekend of December 6th to 8th and the cost for this outing will be $30/scout and $20/adult. At this campout scouts will shoot .22 rifles and all scouts will have the opportunity to complete the hands on and on-range shooting portions towards earning the shooting sports merit badge.
Forms for this campout are attached and are due November 18th.
For this campout scouts will be sleeping in a heated cabin. Scouts should plan to be prepared for cold weather and pack accordingly. Scouts can also elect to sleep in tents if needed for advancement. Patrols are responsible for their own meals and should plan to bring food by patrol for a hot breakfast on Saturday, Lunch on Saturday, Dinner on Saturday and a cold Breakfast on Sunday. We will bring the troop trailer with all supplies but patrols should bring their patrol box with patrol supplies.
The schedule for the outing is as follows:
Friday, December 6th, 5:00PM: Meet at the church for a 5:30PM departure to Camp Oyo. Scouts should arrive fed and ready to travel.
Saturday, December 7th: Scouts will spend the day on the range shooting .22 at various targets.
Sunday, December 8th: We will break camp and police the campground before leaving to return to the Ohio State Outpatient Care Lewis Center Parking Lot at approximately 11:00 AM.
Note that we will be shooting Scout issued rifles and ammunition ONLY! NO PERSONAL FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION IS ALOWED so do not bring any personal firearms!