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UTAH NATIONAL PARKS COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

TIFIE SCOUT CAMP at MOUNTAIN DELL SCOUT RANCH

©2010, Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America 748 North 1340 West Orem, Utah 84057 Phone 801.437.6222 • Fax 801.437.6240 Tour Permit Fax 801.437.6239 www.utahscouts.org This publication may be copied and distributed, in part or in its entirety, to promote the Scouting programs and camps of the Boy Scouts of America and the Utah National Parks Council. Duplication of this guide, in part or in its entirety, for commercial gain or profit is strictly prohibited.

Non-Discrimination The programs of the Utah National Parks Council are available to all registered Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers and Leaders within the age guidelines defined in this booklet. Programs are available to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, or national origin. Participants must be in good physical condition as certified by their physician. (see Medical Forms section) 

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide

Table of Contents
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General InformatIon

–39; Skit and Song Standards –39; Family Night at TIFIE Scout Camp –39; Commissioner Service at Camp –39; Flag Ceremonies: –40; Campsite Inspections: –40; Camp Senior Patrol Leaders Meeting: –40; Coup Feathers: –40; BadenPowell Patrol Award: –40; The White Buffalo Award –41

TIFIE Scout Camp’s Mission Statement –5; National Accreditation –5; The TIFIE Scout Camp Law –6; Delivering the Promise –6; Who Pays For Camps? –7; The Uniform at Camp –7; Direction to Camp–8; Camp Map–9; Pre-Camp Events–10

CamP servICes

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Pre-CamP InformatIon

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Commissary Food Plan–43; Sample Menu –44; Visitor Meals –44; Trading Post –44; Cash Card System –44; Bank and Trust –45; First Aid Services –45; Showers and Restrooms –45; Garbage Run –45; Litter Control –46; Telephone –46; Mail –46; Lost and Found –46; Comments, Concerns, Suggestions, & Praise –46; Internet Service–46

2010 Camp Dates –11; 2010 Schedule of Fees–11; Making Payments:–12; Two Deep Leadership –12; Pre-Planning Timetable –13; Scoutmaster Check List–14; Campsite Capacities –15; Parent’s Meeting –15; Tour Permits –15; Troop Roster –15; Annual Health and Medical Forms –16; Medical Re-Check –16; Prescriptions in Camp –16; Vehicles in Camp –17; Suggested Individual Equipment List–18; Check-in/Check-out Procedures –19; Leaving Camp –19; TIFIE Scout Camp Schedule–20

CamP health and safety GuIdelInes 47
Risk Advisory –47; Camp Security –47; Buddy Rule –47; Visitors in Camp –47; Emergency Procedures –48; Medical Information –51; Religious Beliefs and Medical Care –51; First Aid Log Book –51; Insurance –51; Should review “Guide to Safe Scouting” for the following topics.–51; Underage Youth –51; Aquatics Safety –52; Campsite Stove Cooking vs. Campfires –52

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21 other CamP and CounCIl PolICIes 53
Alcohol and Drugs –53; Smoking –53; Hazing –53; Firearms, Fireworks, Bows & Arrows, etc. –53; Axes & Knives –53; Personal Property –54; Mountain Bikes and ATVs –54; 2-way Radios and Cell Phones –54; Pets –54; Wildlife –54; Water Conservation –54; Theft –54; Trees –54; Personal Conduct and Camp Discipline –55

TIFIE Scout Camp – 2010 Merit Badge–22; Camp Advancement Policy –24; Merit Badge Prerequisites –25; Aquatics Area: Pool–26; Class Descriptions –26; Ecology/ Conservation Area–26; Emergency Skills Area–26; Handicraft Area–27; Outdoor Skills Area –27; Shooting Sports Area–27; Archery Range –27

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Planning your Camp Adventure –29; Using the Online Registration System–29; Merit Badge Registration –30; Session Scheduling –30

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Insurance Information –58; Frontiersman Program Requirements–59; Troop Roster –60; SCOUT RELEASE REQUEST –61; REQUEST FOR RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION–62; Pre-Camp Swim Check –63; TIFIE Scout Camp Swim Check Roster –64; Daily Inspection Sheet –65; Individual Camp Schedule Forms–66 Medical Form-67

other CamP ProGrams

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Other Camp Activities Prerequisites –32; Project COPE – 33; Beginning Swimming/BSA Lifeguard–34; Frontiersman and Outpost Hikes –35; First Year Camper: PIT 21–36; Training for Adult Leaders –37; Honor Campfire Night –38; Duty to God Program –38; Service and Conservation Projects –38; Order of the Arrow –38; Camp-wide Games –38; Cardboard Canoe Race–39; “Campfire” Programs 

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide This booklet is provided electronically in order to conserve natural and financial resources.  . We encourage you to print only those pages you feel are necessary.

our camp maintains a top rating for its facilities. In order to operate a summer program. We will help Scouts prepare to become better leaders. programs. These standards cover everything from health and safety to quality programing. encourage achievement of personal and troop goals.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 1 General Information This chapter is your introduction to TIFIE Scout Camp. Any camp that does not meet ALL of the mandatory standards and the required number of quality standards can be shut down by the visitation team. We take these standards very seriously and enforce them as strictly as necessary!  . tIfIe scout Camp’s mission statement The mission of TIFIE Scout Camp is to provide a fun and rewarding experience for Scouts while teaching The Ideals of Scouting embodied in the Scout Oath and Law. national accreditation TIFIE Scout Camp is an accredited camp by the Boy Scouts of America. provide a quality program. Using the aims and methods of Scouting. Visited annually by a team of knowledgeable Scouters who are trained in camping standards. and staff. each camp must meet a number of mandatory and quality standards set forth by the Boy Scouts of America. and instill a continued commitment to service and Scouting. The information here will help you to set your expectations about the camp and the program that is offered here.

It covers not only general information about  . your Scouts. we commit ourselves to live the Oath and Law. men who are physically and mentally equipped to handle complex problems of a rapidly changing. camp has campsites and tents. We ask your cooperation and understanding as adults in helping us maintain high standards of moral and personal conduct at TIFIE. A Scout is . and will need in the future. TIFIE is guided by the twelve points of the Scout Law. We must give every Boy Scout in every troop the opportunity to grow. Many of the staff are Eagle Scouts. a time of living adventure and fulfilling dreams for any boy. At camp. technical world. Clean and Reverent. Many Scouts learn from the attitude of their leaders. Trustworthy. Wise parents and leaders know that Boy Scout camping plays an important part in their boys’ acquiring a good sense of values. Obedient. Live the Oath and Law and show your Scouts. and a week of great summer camp experiences is tops. They have only to listen to an experienced camper to realize the opportunities for self-expression and growth are unlimited. America now needs. it is the best law that we can live by. The purpose of this guide is to help you. and you can expect this from every staff member. Let’s do no less. it is essential that the troop committee be fully informed about the camping programs available through the Utah National Parks Council and that they accept the challenge to provide the best possible leadership and opportunities for outdoor adventure! Boy Scout camping is more than living in the outdoors. It is our responsibility as leaders of today’s youth to see that this promise does not go unfulfilled. Camping is one of the biggest features that appeals to boys. Thrifty. All camper and staff conduct should be measured against these guidelines.. Loyal. Friendly. at TIFIE we only have one. with his troop or with a provisional troop. some are members of the Order of the Arrow. we expect you to instill the Scout Law in your Scouts. Indeed it is. Cheerful. camp has trails. Where a city has many laws. all of the staff agree to live by the twelve points of the Scout Law. Helpful. learn by living. Cities have homes. The pages of The Official Boy Scout Handbook fire a boy’s imagination with the fun and adventure that is his in the out-of-doors. Boy Scout camping is the “great adventure” promised to every Boy Scout when he joins. Courteous.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide the tIfIe scout Camp law One of the most often told Scoutmaster Minutes deals with how Scout camp is like a miniature city. With our staff. You should be aware that at camp each Scout must meet a high standard to become a member of the TIFIE Camp Staff. we cannot tolerate and will not permit activities which do not meet the criteria of standards set forth by the Oath and Law. but if it is practiced. Scouts at camp are expected to live the Scout Law at all times. we bring together for nine weeks out of the year an excellent representation of what Scouting is. Brave. that it works.” Since camping happens on a troop level in the Boy Scouts of America. uplifting and beneficial both physically and mentally. Kind. Cities have roads. It is a challenge. Camping is wholesome. Your troop committee has agreed in the signing of the charter agreement to “provide every boy with the opportunity to attend camp. We will work to show Scouts and leaders that it is our way. delivering the Promise Boy Scout camping is the highlight of any boy’s experience. dedicated to serve. It is a carefully designed character-development living experience. and your committee prepare for your troop’s summer camp experience. As a staff. short term. and to develop into tomorrow’s leaders. by example. whether that camping is long term.. Besides the interviews and screening process. As Scoutmasters.

This uniform is to be worn to all flag ceremonies. Sandals and other open-toed shoes should be worn only at the pool . Who Pays for Camps? Camping and the outdoor programs of the BSA are the ultimate experience for boys and leaders. Demonstrate your troop’s spirit by being the best uniformed troop in camp. major improvements and new additions to program areas are provided by the Utah National Parks Council through other sources. shoes: Campers should bring the proper footwear for the proper activity. pants or shorts.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide TIFIE Scout Camp. Major expenses such as building and facility maintenance. council.  . and all campfire programs. camp activities. TIFIE Scout Camp has many projects as part of its continued development that need your help to see them accomplished. or services should contact the camp director through the Orem Council Office at 801-437-6222. and we will do our best to provide you what we promise you in this guide – a great deal of fun and adventure! the uniform at Camp Why do Scouts have a uniform? A uniform gives a standard to be met. The dress code is very simple and easy to follow and will add to your troop’s qualifications for the White Buffalo Award given at the Friday night campfire. However. The Scout uniform is appropriate dress any time during the day and is the standard attire for all flag ceremonies. Often their week at summer camp is the results of months of hard work and planning. We hope that it will help you and your troop leaders plan this most important of weeks. and create programs to meet and exceed the expectations of those who come to camp. hire and train camp staffs. building materials. during check-in. Those willing to donate time. Councils work very hard to build and maintain camps. promotes group spirit and a sense of identity. The Code is as follows: field uniform: A complete field uniform is defined as official BSA shirt. campwide programs. the fee paid by each camper falls far short of the needed amount to maintain and even improve camp facilities. This uniform should be worn during classes. camp. Boys’ fees pay mainly for the expenses directly related to them and their week at camp. and personal time at camp. shorts. money. A neckerchief and cap or campaign hat are optional. Campers and leaders should strive to adhere to the Dress Code while attending camp. but major improvements still require outside donors to get the job done. but also provides specific information about the camp program opportunities. The normal council budget can generally maintain a camp at its current level. It also designates equality from the start among members of the group. or BSA T-shirt with official pants. socks and belt. and the evening meals. belt and socks. activity uniform: The activity uniform consists of a troop.

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The cost is $1.utahscouts. May 7th and 8th. This would be an opportunity to check out your campsite for camp as well as join with the staff in doing some service projects that will help get the camp ready for the summer. When: Friday and Saturday. We will get you more information on that as the date approaches. Pre-Camp overnighter and fix and mix: We would like to invite troops coming to camp this summer to come and join us for an overnighter at camp. Sign up by visiting www. When: Wednesday. This will be an opportunity for you to meet face to face with the 2010 Camp Leadership and get your questions answered as well as receive valuable information about how to enhance your troops experience at camp this summer.org/ camps/tifie under the Dates and Registration Link. you will have the opportunity to participate either over the web or by conference call. april 21 at 7:00 Pm Where: Council Service Center in Orem 784 North 1340 West.00/person 10 .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Pre-Camp events Pre-Camp leaders meeting: We will hold a pre-camp leaders meeting for all Scoutmasters and Senior Patrol Leaders coming to TIFIE Scout Camp this summer. For those of you who live too far away to attend in person.

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 2 Pre-Camp Information This chapter will provide you with information and tools that will help you in the months preceding your camping experience.00* 11 . Week 1: June 14-19 Week 2: June 21-26 Week 3: June 28 . Troops requesting to check-in on Tuesday due to requirements by their chartering organization will also need to make arrangements with the Camp Director at least two weeks prior to their arrival in camp.July 3 Week 4: July 5-10 Week 5: July 12-17 Week 6: July 19-24 Week 7: July 26-31 Week 8: August 2-7 All camp sessions will be Monday to Saturday. 2010 schedule of fees (For more information on the commissary food plan please refer to Chapter 6: Camp Services) Youth Youth (Out of Council) Leaders Food Plan Deposit $145. Sunday check-ins are allowed for troops traveling to camp from outside the state of Utah and must be arranged with the Camp Director at least two weeks prior to their arrival at camp. 2010 Camp dates Here are the dates for the 2010 camping season.00 $61. Please don’t just show up a day late as you will lose you campsite reservation if you do. Following and understanding the information found here will help you “Be Prepared”.00 $21.00 (per person) $100.00 $175.

and to prepare for camping operations. Your troop would be responsible for planning nutritious meals. If you prefer. and any cooking supplies and equipment Plan on using coolers to store each days breakfast. we recommend one additional adult leader over age 21 for each 8-10 boys. you may also make payments at the council Service Center. The second adult must be at least 18 years of age. The deposit collected at registration time is non-refundable. if necessary. or one registered adult and a parent of a participating Scout. You may return as often as you wish to make additional payments. Participants. We very strongly recommend that at least one leader be able to attend camp for the full week. If you are on this plan you may plan to purchases Ice and Milk at camp from the commissary if needed. bringing and storing the food for the week. we also feel that with proper and advanced planning. purchase food and supplies. No refunds will be given for “no-shows” at camp. as it will be issued the night before. be asked to leave camp. storing. plates. All rotating adult leaders will need to check-in at the Medical Office with the Health Officer and show their health form before proceeding to their campsite. 2010 will require a payment of at least 50% of all fees due. The deposit will be automatically applied to your total fees. and managing your food. Two registered adult leaders. * A deposit is required at the time of reservation. This is a great way for your youth to work on key merit badges and gain experience in this area. Our staff will do all of that work for you! Your troop simply collects the food each day from the commissary and brings it to your campsite. where you will prepare it and enjoy! Your unit will still be responsible for utensils. Option B . Food Plan: Option A . No refunds are given if a registration is canceled or the number of attendees is reduced within two weeks of your scheduled arrival date at camp. If you find yourself in a one-deep situation. Please do not bring final payments to camp! Payments must be made before camp begins. To better handle the responsibility of leadership. This deposit is non-refundable. The leaders should know their troop number and troop’s original campsite. Adult leaders may be male or female and need to be in camp at all times to assume responsibility for the Scouts from their troop. one of whom must be at least 21 years of age or older are required for all trips or outings.Bring Your Own: The default option is for you to handle all of your food needs. Doing this will ensure a stability for the boys in every aspect of their camp experience. * Half of all fees due must be paid by March 1. Ice will be provide two deep leadership Every troop in camp must be under the supervision of its own two-deep leadership. While we realize it is sometimes difficult to find two-deep leadership for the week. * All fees must be paid at least four weeks before your camp begins. Cancellation Policy: The Utah National Parks Council must commit financial resources to employ staff. please contact the Camp Director immediately so that we can help you resolve it quickly. 1 .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide making Payments: Payments can be made fully online through the registration process. cups. 2010 or your reservation will be cancelled.Commissary Food Plan: The commissary food plan frees you from having to worry about purchasing. therefore. Refunds of fees paid for individuals or units requested at least two weeks before camp will be fully granted (less any deposit). continued two-deep leadership can be arranged. are required to make a financial commitment to attend. Troops unable or unwilling to comply with this policy may. and doing whatever cooking and preparation that is required. Registrations made after March 1.

and be in the medication’s original bottle/ container. . Label all medications with Scouter’s name. • Ensure all Scouts are registered • SPL and troop confirm and prepare the camp roster • Final check of transportation equipment and schedule • Conduct a final briefing for Scouts and parents of policies and procedures for the Troop and the camp • Make final payment of camp fees to council office One week prior to camp • Troop and individual Scouts equipment check Day of Departure Double and triple check that everyone has a signed medical form ComPletely filled out. any deletions should be taken care of by now • Submit tour permit to Council Services. Nine months prior to camp • Scoutmaster.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Pre-Planning timetable Summer to Late Fall • Pay troop site deposit • Determine adult leadership requirements and who can attend • Map out individual Scout’s savings plans • Notify parents of camp plans • Schedule a parent’s night • Take inventory of uniform status of each Scout • Consider establishing a uniform bank to help Scouts have a full uniform to come to camp with. Make sure you obtain your section of the tour permit with the proper approval from the Council. troop committee and youth leaders review this guidebook • Hold parent’s night and answer any questions – make sure that all youth who are eligible to attend camp are notified • Confirm the adult leadership plans • Take note of the payment plan schedule and make sure you stay on target • Begin transportation planning • Determine equipment needs • Troop plans out the program of activities it will undertake • Begin fund raising projects to raise money for camp fees and equipment/uniform needs Three months prior to camp • Individual commitment for camp secured from each Scout • Distribute medical health forms to Scouts • Senior Patrol Leader reviews procedures and plans with troop • Provide a list of needed supplies for each Scout • Individual Scouts plan out their personal camp schedule according to their own personal advancement needs Six weeks prior to camp • Finalize programs and activities your troop would like to undertake • Collect all medical health forms for the troop • Confirm transportation. equipment and schedule of departure 1 Four weeks prior to camp • Final roster for camp confirmed. troop number.

pants. socks. and 72 hours prior to your arrival at camp. which campsite we are at? Have we made arrangements for cooking equipment (camp stoves. Do we have the necessary gear for cooking and eating meals? Have parents and other unit leaders been invited to the Friday night closing campfire? Does each Scout have his swimming suit readily available so that swim checks can be completed quickly upon arrival to camp? If swim check were done elsewhere before coming to camp do I have the necessary paperwork to show the pool staff? Does each Scout have the equipment and money necessary to complete the merit badges they want to take? Does each camper have his full (shirt. Do we have the troop roster filled out? Do I have all permission slips from parents that I need and do all of our parents know the trip plan? Have we filled out and filed the required tour permits? Do I have my copy of the form showing the council received and processed it? Have I placed my alphabetized medical.? Do 1 feel in control of the situation? To avoid undue stress. Put in a visible location! 1 . etc) and have the needed amount of fuel to last the week? Remember: Only propane stove cooking allowed at camp. and belt) official Boy Scout uniform? Are we leaving our home town so we can arrive at the camp between 8:30 and 11:00 a.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide scoutmaster Check list 72 Hours 4 Weeks 1 Weeks Is the total fee for camp paid (camping fees and commissary fees)? Do I have all receipts to bring to camp? Do I have a valid physical examination form for each Scout and adult attending camp complete with parent/guardian signature? There is a NEW BSA medical form that must be used form # 34605.m. insurance information. tour permit. and receipts in a Unit Records Envelope? Is it easily accessible? Have I completed my online merit badge registration (if available) for all pre-scheduled classes and have all of the complete individual scout camp schedule forms for each boy? Does the troop have two-deep leadership at all times throughout the week? Do we have adequate tents and campsite materials? Have drivers been told where to meet Monday morning for the trip to camp and how to get there? Have drivers been told what time to be at camp on Saturday. troop roster. 1 week. review this checklist 4 weeks.

If there are questions that cannot be answered that evening. We highly encourage all troops to hold a parent’s information meeting or Camp Promotion night a few months before camp.UtahScouts. The only paper that you will need to print will be your proof that it was filed online. Visit www. Print outs from the online advancement website. The approved tour permit must be presented at registration when arriving at camp. It is here that the details of your camp trip are explained and questions are answered. A blank roster is provided in the appendix of this guide for troops that need it. a parent’s meeting. Paper tour permits should be filed at least two weeks prior to your arrival at camp. you are ready to take the next step.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Campsite Capacities Campsite Aardvark Alligator Antelope Bear Beaver Bobcat Bobwhite Buffalo Cobra Eagle Elk Falcon Fox Hawk Leopard Lion Moose Mustang Osprey Otter Owl Panther Porcupine Raccoon Raven Scorpion Seagull Squirrel Tiger Wolf Max Capacity 25 15 15 20 15 15 15 20 20 25 20 15 25 15 15 25 15 30 15 25 20 25 20 20 15 20 15 15 20 20 Parent’s meeting Once you have selected your week and paid your deposit. This meeting can take place at a Court of Honor. 1 . and available 24/7! troop roster Every unit that checks into TIFIE will be required to submit a complete Troop Roster of every youth and leaders that will be present at camp that week. easy.myscouting.org for more information and a short training presentation on how to fill out an online permit. from your chartered organization. or Troopmaster will be accepted. tour Permits Tour permits must be filed and approved with your local council before arriving at camp. This is now the preferred method for filing your tour permit. please contact Council Services at the Council Service Center at (801) 437-6222 and respond to the parents as soon as possible. which includes any rotating leadership. It’s fast. in place of a troop meeting or at any other convenient time that allows as many parents as possible to be in attendance. Tour Permits may now also be filled out and submitted completely online through www.org.

The Boy Scouts of America requires that all youth and adult members have annual medical evaluations by a certified and licensed health-care provider before coming to camp. This applies to ALL INDIVIDUALS coming to camp regardless of the total amount of time they will spend in camp. It is important to note that the height/weight chart must be strictly adhered to if the event will take the unit beyond a radius wherein emergency evacuation is more than 30 minutes by ground transportation. B. or high-adventure treks. It is to be completed and signed by a certified and licensed health-care provider—physician (MD. BSA policy requires that all prescription drugs brought to camp (including those needing refrigeration) are to be locked up. where the level of activity is similar to that normally expended at home or at school. Parts a and C are to be completed annually by all Bsa unit members. or when the nature of the activity is strenuous and demanding. This form is to be filled out by participants and parents or guardians and kept on file for easy reference. and conservation projects in remote areas. medical re-Check Upon arrival in camp. including bee-sting or heart medication and inhalers. 1 . but BSA does not mandate or necessarily encourage the leader to do so. Medical information required includes a current health history and list of medications. Part B is required with parts a and C for any event that exceeds 72 consecutive hours. Adult unit leaders should review participants’ health histories and become knowledgeable about the medical needs of the youth members in their unit. or an overnight camp. They will be returned to the troop at the end of the week. Note that unit leaders must always protect the privacy of unit participants by protecting their medical information. This means that ALL INDIVIDUALS coming to camp will need to have a physical done by a qualified health professional. or physician’s assistant as appropriate for your state. such as backpacking trips. nurse practitioner. and C of the form. Medical forms must be submitted to the camp at this time. DO). Those standards are offered below in one three-part medical form. and where medical care is readily available. work weekends. PLEASE NOTE: Since the regular operation of TIFIE Scout Camp exceeds the 72 hour time limit it is required that all individuals coming to camp must complete parts A. Part C also includes the parental informed consent and hold harmless/ release agreement (with an area for notarization if required by your state) as well as a talent release statement. jamborees. Medications will be returned to the Scoutmaster or other responsible adult at the end of the week. Other examples include tour camping. Both parts are required for all events that do not exceed 72 consecutive hours. such as service projects. a resident camp setting. a quick re-check will be given to all Scouts and leaders by the First Aid Staff before participation in any camp activity. after obtaining all the necessary information. and Wood Badge training courses. All medications will be handed in at the First Aid station during check-in and stored at the camp health office. can agree to accept the responsibility of making sure a youth takes the necessary medication at the appropriate time.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide annual health and medical forms All youth and leaders should be using the updated medical form titled “Annual Health and Medical Record” form # 34605. swimming parties. or for a limited amount of medication approved for use in a first aid kit. the Boy Scouts of America has established minimum standards for providing medical information prior to participating in various activities. Prescriptions in Camp The taking of prescription medication is the responsibility of the individual taking the medication and/ or that individual’s parent or guardian. An exception is made for a limited amount of medication to be carried by a camper for life-threatening conditions. high-adventure activities. In an effort to provide better care to those who may become ill or injured and to provide youth members and adult leaders a better understanding of their own physical capabilities. The level of activity ranges from what is normally expended at home or at school to strenuous activity such as hiking and backpacking. day hikes. A leader. such as day camp.

All vehicles are to be parked facing out in the camp parking lot and not in the individual troop sites. Multiple vehicles will be allowed on inner camp roads during the check-in and check-out process for the loading and unloading of equipment.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide vehicles in Camp In the interest of camper safety. Passengers are not to ride in back of pickup trucks or on trailers at any time. it will not be opened again for general traffic until Saturday morning. If you would like to look at your site before coming to camp you may do so on the service day in May or by contacting the camp director and making special arrangements. The speed limit on all camp roads is troop equipment • American Flag • Patrol Flags • Troop Flag • Cooking & Dish washing Gear • Propane Camp Stove • Lockable Cashbox • Program Books • First Aid Kit • Unit Program Material • Unit Roster Sheet • Adequate Camp Leadership (Required) • Tour Permit (Required) optional troop equipment • Axes & Saws • Rope & Twine • Dutch Ovens (Charcoal allowed if fire conditions permit— must have fire barrel 18” off ground) • Lanterns & Fuel (Propane preferred) • Ceremony Items • Surprise Treats for Scouts • Surprise Awards for Scouts • Patrol Equipment Boxes all vehICles are to out of CamPsItes By 3:00 Pm on monday 1 . Once the main gate is closed on Monday afternoon. Please limit this number to no more than two vehicles at a time. Vehicles with trailers will need to park in the parking lot. this policy is in compliance with national Camping mandatory standard #m-52. the following restrictions apply to vehicles at TIFIE Scout Camp: only camp-approved vehicles will be permitted on inner-camp roads. Seat belts must be used when traveling to and from camp and on camp roads. Equipment trailers can be left at campsites during the week.

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suggested Individual equipment list
• COMPLETED MEDICAL FORMS • Flashlight with Extra Batteries • Official Scout Uniform • Scout Knife or Pocket Knife • Extra Shirts (short and long) and Shorts and long pants • Mess Kit with Utensils • T-shirts • Belt • Swim Suit • Extra Socks • Boy Scout Handbook • Merit Badge Books • Cap or Hat • Extra Underwear • Pajamas • Handkerchiefs • Notebook and Pens • Sleeping Bag or Blankets • Toilet Articles • Soap Container • Sleeping Pad and/or Cot • Toothpaste & Toothbrush • Towels • Spending Money ($15-$50) • Pack, Bag or Foot Locker • Extra Shoes / boots special equipment • Insect Repellent • Water Bottle / Canteen • Poncho or Raincoat • Sun screen • Lip Balm • Tote N’ Chip • Firem’n Chit • Warm Coat/Jacket or Sweater • Work Gloves for Projects and warm gloves Optional Personal Equipment • Order of the Arrow Sash • Field Glasses • Small metal mirror • Ground cloth • Musical Instrument • Camera & Film • Sewing Kit • Bible, scriptures or Prayer Book • Watch • Mosquito net • Sunglasses • Pre-Addressed Envelopes & Stamps • Pillow • Compass • Personal First Aid Kit • Trading Patches DO NOT BRING! • Cell Phones (Youth) • Sheath Knives – only pocket knives • Fireworks • Personal Archery Equipment • Private Ammunition • Martial Arts Equipment • Personal Firearms and Weapons • Pets • Two-Way Radios • Radios, TV’s, Video Games, or Tape / CD Players • Immoral Materials • Any underage children • Personal Valuables

Participants in Swimming and Lifesaving Merit Badges will need to bring long pants and a long-sleeved shirt. Day hiker participants will want to bring special hiking equipment. Consult the chapters 3 and 4 of this guide for specific equipment needed for these programs Scouts, especially those traveling from lower elevations, should make sure to bring sun screen, lip balm, and a good water hydration system (canteen, water bottle, or camel- back).

everyone is advised to always carry water, raingear, water, sun screen, water.

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TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide

Check-in/Check-out Procedures
Checking into Camp 1 Arrival: Please plan to arrive in camp between 8:30 am and 11:00 am on Monday. Do not plan to arrive early. The camp staff is not in a position to check in troops that arrive early. Please park in the camp parking lot with vehicles facing out. If you have an equipment trailer that you plan to keep in your campsite, please let us know at check-in. 2 Registration: Please have ready all rosters, tour permits and fee receipts. The Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader will need to make sure that ALL the Scouts and leaders that are attending any time during the week are listed on the Troop Roster. Your Troop Guide will be assigned to your troop. 3 Missing Scouts: If there are Scouts who were supposed to come to camp but didn’t, please verify that they are not with you. Remember that no refunds will be issued for boys who are no shows if the Scout Office was not informed at least two weeks in advance! Exceptions can be made for medical or family emergencies. A note from a parent explaining the situation will need to be brought with you or faxed into the Orem Scout Office before a refund will be considered. Also, please inform us of any Scouts or Leaders that will be joining the unit through out the week. 4. Camp Tour: Once everyone has gone through the medical re-check, Scoutmasters and leaders can drive gear to their assigned campsite. The troop will go on a tour of camp with their Tour Guide. Vehicles must be out of campsites by 3:00 p.m. 5 Swim Checks: Swim check and buddy tags are given only to persons who have been given a medical check, and completed swim tests. Swim Checks will be given to everyone during check-in to determine their swimming ability. Swim checks are also held every day during the week for those who wish to move up in classification. The pool is sectioned off by depth for each ability group (non-swimmers in shallow water, swimmers in deep water) during free time swim. For units that want to complete their swim checks prior to coming to camp, please use the provided form found in the appendix of this guide. Classifications for ability groups are as follows: * White: Non-swimmer. Comfortable in shallow water * Red: Beginner. Can swim 50 feet (Turning at

least once) * Blue: Swimmer. Can swim 100 yards (25 yds. Using a resting backstroke) and rest by floating 6. Shooting Sports Ranges Safety Orientation 7. Totin Chip @ Handicraft Area

leaving Camp
1. The gate into camp will be open by 6:00 am Saturday. You can drive your vehicles up to your campsite to load unit equipment and personal belongings. 2. Clean your campsite. 3. Place all trash and cold ashes from fire barrels in garbage sacks and take them to the main dumpsters. We will not be doing a garbage run on Saturday! 4. Police campsite for trash and lost items. 5. Check the lost and found located at the Central Pavilion. unused portions of cash cards can be cashed in on friday afternoon @ trading Post or saturday morning @ Central Pavilion. 6. Your Commissioner will report to your campsite after breakfast to assist you with checkout. 7. Make sure you complete all items on check-out form. Your Commissioner will not check you out until this is complete. 8. Fill out survey with troop. 9. All medical forms, patches, medications, advancement records and merit badge cards will be available at the check-out station on your way out of camp. You must have check-out form signed by your Commissioner. The check-

out station will not be open until 7:00 am.

10. Please plan to depart camp between 7:00 am and 9:00 am. 11. Have a safe trip home!!

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tIfIe scout Camp schedule
tuesday Wednesday thursday friday saturday 7:00-9:00 Check Out

monday

7:00-8:00 8:15-8:30 8:30 – 12:00 - Check-In (Parking Lot) 9:00-12:00 9:00-12:00 9:00-12:00 9:00–10:00 9:30-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 10:15-11:45 12:00-12:15 12:15-2:00 1:15-2:00 2:00-5:00 Wed -LNT-part 2 3:00 – 5:00 5:00-5:30 5:00-6:00 PIT 21 & Northstar Commissary Food Pick-up Troop Time DINNER Garbage Run 7:00 Mile Swim Conditioning 8;15 Evening Flags 8:30-10:00 Troop Talent Campfire OA Campfire Lights Out! Subject to Changes Program Areas Open Merit Badge Classes SM Specific-PM LUNCH Senior Patrol Leader’s Council 1:30 – 3:30 Merit Badges Make Up 4:00 – 5:00 Cardboard Boat Races 5:00 – 6:00 Open Swim 9:00 – 11:50 TIFIE Buffalo Challenge (Lower Meadow)

- Sign up for: Swim Checks, Shooting Sports Safety, & Totin Chip - Meet Commissioner - Camp Tour - Campsite Setup 12:15-1:30 Lunch

REVEILLE AND BREAKFAST Commissioner Area Morning Assembly * Merit Badge Classes PIT21 (Hike) * Program Areas Open * PIT 21 & Northstar * Pioneer * Scoutmaster Roundtable * Trapper * Mountain Man adult leader training SM Specific-AM LNT-part 1 Youth Protection Commissary Food Pick-up 

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7:00 Mile Swim Conditioning 7:20-8:00 Camp-wide Game 8:15-10:00 * Commissioner Area Flag * Honor Trail

1:00 - 6:00 Campsite Set-up Swim Checks Shooting Sports Safety Totin Chip Areas/MB Sign up COPE – Sign up

10:00 Camp is closed for the weekend

6:00-8:00 7:20

7:00 Mile Swim 7:00 Frontiersman Rendezvous 8:00 Wilderness Survival Overnighter 8:15 Campsite Flag

7:00 – 8:00 SM & SPL meeting (Central Pavilion) 7:30 Mile Swim Conditioning 8:15 – 10:00 Flag - Campwide Opening Campfire

7:15 – 8:15 Scoutmaster Merit Badge Review 8:30 – 10:00 Camp-wide Closing Flag Retreat Closing Campfire

10:30 Lights Out

Chapter 3 Merit Badge Program This chapter describes the merit badge program of TIFIE Scout Camp. outlines the prerequisites necessary for some badges and presents the daily schedule for each program area. 1 . The information in this section details the advancement policy of the camp.

.Scouts participating in Archery. Emer. Prep. 1 handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Archeology 1 Pioneering 1 Wilderness 1 aquatics Swimming 3 Lifesaving 3 nature Enviro Sci 3 Mammal M-U Weather M-U Geology 3 emer. and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements. Prep. Prep. shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3 Shotgun 3  shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 Shotgun 1 aquatics Swimming 2 Lifesaving 2 nature Enviro Sci 2 Mammal 2 Weather 2 Geology 2 emer.tIfIe scout Camp – 2010 merit Badge tue shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 Shotgun 1 shooting sports Archery 2 Rifle 2 Shotgun 2 shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3 Shotgun 3 Wed thur 9:00 aquatics Swimming 1 Lifesaving 1 nature Archeology 1 Enviro Sci 1 Forestry 1 Nature 1 Weather 1 emer. skills Emer.Scouts participating in Archery. skills First Aid 2 (2 hr) handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Indian Lore 2 Pioneering 2 Wilderness 2 aquatics Swimming 3 Lifesaving 3 nature Enviro Sci 3 Forestry 3 Nature 3 Weather M-U emer. Rifle. shooting sports Archery 2 Rifle 2 Shotgun 2 shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3 Shotgun 3 11:00 aquatics Swimming 1 Lifesaving 1 nature Enviro Sci 1 Mammal 1 Weather 1 Geology 1 emer. Rifle. 2 handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Archeology 2 Pioneering 2 Wilderness 2 10:00 aquatics Swimming 1 Lifesaving 1 nature Enviro Sci 1 Mammal 1 Forestry 1 Geology 1 handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Pioneering 1 Wilderness 1 Orienteering 1 (2 hr) aquatics Swimming 2 Lifesaving 2 nature Enviro Sci 2 Mammal 2 Forestry 2 Geology 2 handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Archeology 2 Pioneering 2 Wilderness 2 Orienteering 2 (2 hr) aquatics Swimming 3 Lifesaving 3 nature Enviro Sci 3 Mammal M-U Forestry 3 Geology 3 handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Archeology 3 Pioneering 3 Wilderness 3 Orienteering 3 (2 hr) NOTE . Rifle. and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements. and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements. 3 handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Archeology 3 Pioneering 3 Wilderness 3 NOTE . skills First Aid 3 (2 hr) handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Indian Lore 3 Pioneering 3 Wilderness 3 NOTE . skills Emer.Scouts participating in Archery. skills. skills First Aid 1 (2hr) shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 Shotgun 1 shooting sports Archery 2 Rifle 2 Shotgun 2 handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Indian Lore 1 Pioneering 1 Wilderness 1 aquatics Swimming 2 Lifesaving 2 nature Enviro Sci 2 Forestry 2 Nature 2 Weather 2 emer.

tIfIe scout Camp – 2010 merit Badge tue shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 shooting sports Archery 2 Rifle 2 Wed thur shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3 2:00 aquatics Swimming 1 Lifesaving 1 nature Enviro Sci 1 Forestry 1 Mammal 1 Weather 1 emer. 2 handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Archeology 2 Indian Lore 2 Pioneering 2 Wilderness 2 3:00 aquatics Swimming 1 Lifesaving 1 nature Enviro Sci 1 Geology 1 Nature 1 Soil & Water 1 handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Wilderness 1 Indian Lore 1 aquatics Swimming 2 Lifesaving 2 nature Enviro Sci 2 Geology 2 Nature 2 Soil & Water 2 handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Wilderness 2 Indian Lore 2 aquatics Swimming 3 Lifesaving 3 nature Enviro Sci 3 Geology 3 Nature 3 Soil & Water 3 handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Wilderness 3 Indian Lore 3 NOTE . skills First Aid 1 (2 hr) handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Wilderness 1 Indian Lore 1 Orienteering 1 (2 hrs) aquatics Swimming 2 Lifesaving 2 nature Enviro Sci 2 Forestry 2 Mammal 2 Weather 2 emer.skills Emer. Prep.Scouts participating in Archery. . Prep. nature Enviro Sci 1 Insect Study 1 Soil & Water 1 emer. skills First Aid 1 (2 hr) handicraft Basketry 2 Leatherwork 2 Woodcarv 2 outdoor skills Wilderness 2 Indian Lore 2 Orienteering 2 (2 hr) handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Wilderness 3 Indian Lore 3 Orienteering 3 (2 hr) aquatics Swimming 3 Lifesaving 3 nature Enviro Sci 3 Forestry 3 Mammal M-U Weather M-U emer. Rifle.skills Emer. 1 shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 2 nature Enviro Sci 3 Insect Study 3 Soil & Water 3 emer.Scouts participating in Archery.Scouts participating in Archery. 3 shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3 4:00 handicraft Basketry 1 Leatherwork 1 Woodcarv 1 outdoor skills Archeology 1 Indian Lore 1 Pioneering 1 Wilderness 1 handicraft Basketry 3 Leatherwork 3 Woodcarv 3 outdoor skills Archeology 3 Indian Lore 3 Pioneering 3 Wilderness 3 NOTE . and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements. skills First Aid 1 (2 hr) NOTE . Rifle.Thur. and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements. . 5:00 CPR Labs Tue. and Shotgun Merit Badge should plan an extra hour each day to practice and complete shooting requirements.skills Emer. Prep. shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 shooting sports Archery 2 Rifle 2 Shotgun 2 shooting sports Archery 3 Rifle 3  shooting sports Archery 1 Rifle 1 nature Enviro Sci 2 Insect Study 2 Soil & Water 2 emer. Rifle.

Passing of requirements is done individually by the counselor. Please. in small groups of Scouts with the instructor meeting at a designated time. * Partial completion certification of merit badges may be given at the discretion of the merit badge counselor if a significant part of the merit badge requirements have been met. either following or preceding the Family Night Campfire to recognize the achievements of their Scouts during the week. For boys bringing back badges to work on that they started at camp. rolls from the previous season are shredded and thrown away. * Unit Leaders will have the opportunity to meet with area directors to review the progress of Scouts in various programs at camp. . TIFIE Scout Camp uses a “learning by doing” style of teaching. complete the requirements. Boys bringing partial badges to camp that they started with another counselor must have been started no earlier than one exact calendar year from the date they arrive in camp. your Scouts must plan beforehand what they wish to accomplish. those badges must have been started no earlier than the previous camping season. Many require advanced preparation a couple of months before camp. The camp does not keep individual Scout advancement records.Friday between 7:15 . * Unit Leaders are responsible for keeping track of their Scout’s advancement.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Camp advancement Policy To have a successful experience in the Merit Badge Program. As always. * Instruction will be. Scouts will not receive credit for requirements by just attending a class. help your Scouts to “be prepared” for advancement in camp just as they would “be prepared” back home. but camp does provide an ideal setting for the opportunities we offer. earn the badge. At the end of the season. “How long is a partial good for?” The answer is one year. After camp. * Units are encouraged to hold their own Troop Court of Honor. * No changes or substitutions in any advancement requirements will be allowed. and re-recognize the Scouts at the next regular Troop Court of Honor at home. They should know that camp is not a “merit badge factory. Rules for advancement do not change just because a boy is at camp.Thursday Morning .” They must earn all awards just like back home: learn the material. the merit badge must be completed with a certified and registered merit badge counselor (who may review all requirements). Scouts should read through the pamphlets for the merit badges they wish to earn. Scouts should carefully PLAN for what they want to take. this is very helpful with advanced topics. The camp maintains our class rolls only until the end of the next camping season. they must do the requirements. Some merit badges cannot be completed at camp.Report .8:15 PM. All advancement done at summer camp will be in accordance with National BSA advancement policies. whenever possible.  . We suggest that Scouts complete these requirements before camp. It is very discouraging to a Scout to find out at the end of camp that he will not complete a merit badge. receive counseling. meet with Area Directors The other big question we get asked is.

3 3 3 2 3 2a (Totin’ Read MB Pamphlet. Read MB Pamphlet. *Out-of-State Scouts must obtain copies of state laws before coming to camp. 6c.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide merit Badge Prerequisites merit Badge Archery Archaeology Basketry Emergency Preparedness Environmental Science First Aid Forestry Geology Indian Lore Leatherwork Lifesaving Mammal Study Nature Difficulty Level Prerequisite requirements None 9a None 1. Allow extra time for practice and qualifying. Read MB Pamphlet. will need to bring a compass and know how to use it. Please refer to the program schedules in this chapter for greater detail about each badge.00 Free Free Free Hard Medium Medium Hard Hard Medium Medium Medium Easy Easy Hard Medium Hard 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 3 Orienteering Pioneering Hard Hard 3 3 Free $7.00 to $15. Read MB Pamphlet. will need paper and pen. will need paper and pen Read MB Pamphlet. will need to buy 2 baskets and a seat frame or stool kit. bring a set of long pants. Read MB Pamphlet.00 . and shoes that can get wet. 5b.  . If necessary. Sessions money needed $5.00-$12. will need a note pad and a pen Read MB Pamphlet.00 Rifle Shooting Hard 1d* and 1f * 3 $.00 Free $9. plan to purchase Model Kit from Trading Post. will need paper and pen Read MB Pamphlet Read MB Pamphlet.$20.00 Free Free Free Free Free $10. bring an extra set of clothing that can get wet. will need to buy an arrow kit. Very challenging and difficult to accomplish in one week. Read MB Pamphlet. will need paper and pen Read MB Pamphlet. Read MB Pamphlet. Allow extra time for practice and qualifying. Read MB Pamphlet. will need to buy leather projects. Read MB Pamphlet. scouts must do either requirement 4a2 (Bird option) or 4e1 (Fish option) prior to camp Read MB Pamphlet. will need paper and pen Read MB Pamphlet. 8b. Requires an overnighter. Will need a note pad and pen.00-$10. 5c None None None First Class Rank and Swimming Merit Badge 4 4a2 or 4e Bring a compass and know how to use it None Comments Read MB Pamphlet. Allow extra time for practice and qualifying. Read MB Pamphlet. bring own carving knife and Totin’ 3 $5.00 to $20. may want to purchase Indian craft items Read MB Pamphlet. practice knots and splices. long sleeved shirt. Bring a small item to be buried in a time capsule to be opened in 10 years. socks. Also please note that this page does not contain all of the information Scouts need to know in order to prepare for camp.00 Chip) Chip to class each day note to scoutmasters: Scouts should plan to purchase and bring the Merit Badge pamphlets to camp for every badge they plan to complete.00 per box of 25 shells & 25 clays Free Free Free Free Shotgun Soil and Water Conservation Swimming Weather Wilderness Survival Woodcarving Hard Medium Hard Medium Hard Medium None None First Class Rank 8a or 8b 5 (bring to camp). The pamphlet will be their first and best source of information. 8c None 2d (First Aid Kit) 5a. bring survival kit.25 per 8 shots $8. it is okay for several to share copies. Read MB Pamphlet. will need a note pad and pen Read MB Pamphlet.00 to $18. Read MB Pamphlet.00 $8. will need paper and pen.

This is a special class for all Scouts taking Lifesaving or Swimming only. Bring a pen and a notebook to class. classes + 1 service project). swimming: 3 Sessions. and 9 prior to camp. It is recommended for 2nd and 3rd year Scouts only. Bring paper and pen or pencil! Scouts will enjoy camp more if they do the endangered species report (requirement 3e) BEFORE they come to camp. CPr lab: 1 Session. a Scout will need to show his CPR card to his instructor and have it checked off on the class rolls. Scouts need to have their observation notes (requirement 4a2) OR a signature from their Scoutmaster or parent saying they have caught and identified two species of fish (requirement 4el) checked off by the instructor at the first session. Bring paper and pen or pencil! The service project (session 3) often takes place outside our area and we leave exactly five minutes after the hour. 8b. Weather: 2 sessions. Scoutmasters should start reminding Scouts early in the week to start this project. Please bring extra clothing (long pants. environmental science: 3 Sessions. Scouts should have previously earned their First Class rank. schedule TBA. socks and shoes) that can get wet. long sleeve shirt. or they will receive a partial. emergency skills area Class descriptions first aid: 3 Sessions (Remember the sessions are two hours). Scouts will need to be Swimmer Certified from the swim check. Bring paper and pen or pencil! Scouts must make a weather instrument and keep a record log of the weather for seven days before and during camp OR visit with a meteorologist prior to camp. Bring paper and pen or pencil! Hike leaves exactly five minutes after the hour. 3c). Scouts in BSA Lifeguard training are required to become certified in CPR and therefore are required to attend a different training to complete that requirement. 2nd Class. All Scouts in Lifesaving and Swimming will need to complete a CPR Lab. socks and shoes) that can get wet. Geology: 3 Sessions and hike (session 3). nature: 3 Sessions. This is a very difficult merit badge. they will need to bring a signed note from the meteorologist and be prepared to report on what they have learned. It is recommended that Scouts earn the First Aid Merit Badge prior to taking this badge or they will get a partial. and 1st Class Ranks before taking this merit badge. Scouts will need to be Swimmer Certified from the swim check. Any Scout that has a current CPR certification from a recognized agency will not need to attend a lab. This fun merit badge lets Scouts experience the fascination of “discovering” lost civilizations. To skip the lab. See First Aid schedule for more details and class times. so please be on time. and they will have the opportunity to leave future Scouters something interesting to dig up. Scouts need to have previously earned their First Class rank and their Swimming Merit Badge. If Scouts choose the visit. Offer encouragement since they would much rather be doing something else! forestry: 3 Sessions (1 class + 2 hikes).TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide aquatics area: Pool Class Descriptions lifesaving: 3 Sessions. It helps if they have their non-game mammal report done ahead of time (req. You will need to be able to demonstrate the first aid requirements for Tenderfoot. Scouts must make three visits to two study areas for 20 minutes each time. Please be on time. Please bring an extra set of clothing (long pants. ecology/Conservation area Class descriptions archeology: 3 Sessions. Expect to spend between six and eight hours in the first aid area working on this badge. Hikes (session 2 &3) leave exactly five minutes after the hour so please be on time. 8c. That is six visits for a total of two hours of observations. Bring it to camp to show to the counselor. Scouts will need to work on requirements 6c. emergency Preparedness: 3 Sessions. Pre-Camp: Req. 2d – Prepare a first aid kit for your home. mammal study: 2 sessions. They are also required to come to the geologist visit. long sleeve shirt. soil and Water Conservation: 3 sessions (2  .

Scouts will need to do two projects while at camp. It’s a fun merit badge that will teach the scouts to work hard to achieve their goals. The Scout will need to purchase kits for three projects from the Trading Post for approx.  . All ranges are open for shooting from 9:00-11:45 am and 2:00-5:00 PM Tue. This is a hard merit badge. This is a very hard merit badge. only Scouts in the class will be allowed to shoot on the Range.00. It is recommended for the 2nd year Scout.00-$8. The rifle instruction area is just below the range. . $9.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide handicraft area Class descriptions Basketry: 3 Sessions. extra range time is in the schedule since most Scouts will need more shooting time to complete the requirements. This is a great merit badge for the first year Scout. They can be purchased at the Trading Post for approx $5. Scouts may bring a kit from home.00 Orienteering: 3 Sessions + Course Time. Scouts will need to bring a compass with them to class.00 -$15. and they will need to earn their Tote N’ Chip card prior to taking this badge and bring it with them to class each day.00 per box of 25 shells and 25 clays. Wilderness Survival: 3 Sessions + Overnighter. This is a very hard merit badge. This is a moderate merit badge recommended for the 2nd year camper.00 total. Scouts may bring a kit from home. Scouts will need to bring a wilderness survival kit with them to camp (see Merit Badge book for details). It is recommended to Scouts who are able to spend time at the range learning the skills of an archer. $3. however.00. since it is not part of the class. This merit badge is recommended for 2nd year Scouts. During class times. Scouts should practice their knots and splicing prior to camp and will need to purchase a Pioneering Model Kit from the Trading Post for approx $5. The Scout will need to purchase 2 leatherwork projects from the Trading Post for approx $5. Scouts will need to plan shooting time into their schedule. but the basket will need to be completed while at camp. This is a moderate merit badge. leatherwork: 2 Sessions. shooting sports area Archery Range Class Descriptions • Archery: 3 Sessions + Shooting Time. The cost for the boy is $8. Pioneering: 3 Sessions + Project Time.00-$15. The scouts will need to shoot at least 5 times. Shotgun Range Class Descriptions • Shotgun Shooting: 3 Sessions + Shooting Time.Thur. One round of 8 shots costs 25 cents. however.00. This is a great merit badge for the 1st year Scout. It is recommended for the 2nd or 3rd year Scout. Rifle Range Class Descriptions • Rifle Shooting: 3 Sessions + Shooting Time. or around 2-3 hours of shooting time. but the project will need to be completed while at camp. this charge is below our cost. Class sessions include instruction time and some shooting time. Scouts may bring a kit from home.00-5. Scouts will need to purchase an arrow kit from the trading post for approx. It’s easy and fun. but the project will need to be completed while at camp.00-$15. Woodcarving: 3 Sessions. due to the increasing price of shells and clays.00. outdoor skills area Class Descriptions Indian Lore: 2 Sessions + Projects. $3. Scouts will need to purchase a woodcarving project from the Trading Post for approx. Please read the merit badge book prior to camp. Scouts will need to bring a good woodcarving knife. They will also be going on an overnighter on Thursday night with the Outdoor Skills staff.

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Using the planning tools provided will help Scouts come up with a realistic plan for completing a reasonable number of merit badges. That email should include their username and password. If it does not. 2. Upon notification the new unit leader will be given access to his/her unit’s registration online. the system will email the unit leader a receipt for their initial payment. After the registration is completed. Most boys will successful complete 4 to 5 Merit Badges at camp. using the online registration system This section describes how to use online registrations system to register for Merit Badges in the Aquatics and Shooting Sports Areas. Our staff is here to provide you with assistance in providing your troop with the best possible program for your troop. In cases where unit leadership changes. The unit leader that actually registers their unit for camp will be assigned a unique username and password assigned to them by the system. To insure that you scouts that want to take Merit badges in these areas can work them into their schedule and to avoid overloading these areas. each troop should actively plan its own program around the needs and desires of the boys in the troop. please use the Online registration system. and Shooting sports area that have limited facilities that require us to limit class. Please use the “Individual Camp Schedule Forms” found in the appendix to help scouts plan out their program for camp. Merit Badges taught at the swimming pool. Therefore. Their username is usually the email address they use to register with. Scoutmasters should always be the voice of reason when it comes to helping Scouts realistically plan out their week. follow the instructions in this chapter or contact Council Services at (801) 437-6222. It’s your troop’s program. Every unit that registers for camp will automatically have access to the system. 1. Remember that it is not always possible to do everything they may want to do. Planning your Camp adventure There is no one best program for all troops or all Scouts.  . There are two exceptions. the new unit leader has a direct responsibility to contact the council as quickly as possible and notify us of the change. it’s your Scouts’ program. we’re just here to lend some helping hands.Chapter 4 Merit Badge Registration Most of the registration for Merit badges will happen after you arrive at camp.

the Scout would start with session one. Scouts with partials may come to work on a badge and start with the session that they need to complete it. etc. so Scouts will need to plan to attend these classes at the same time every day. Scouts should come back at a time mutually agreeable with the instructor or the same time each day. each day’s class will usually last about 1 hour. Lifesaving. Shotgun Shooting and Archery. If the Scout has previous knowledge of the badge. These classes will have a limit to the number of people that can be in each class. session scheduling The merit badge program at TIFIE uses a system known as sessions. Usually. Scouts will find themselves working in small groups. Scouts will receive credit only for the requirements that they actually complete at camp. Scouts will be able to set up their schedule and work on the merit 0 . Again these rules only apply to badges offered at the Pool. 2. with enough time given so the Scout can go to the next merit badge. and Archery Ranges. Session length will vary and depend on the subject and the Scout’s knowledge of the subject. While some badges have specific pre-requisite requirements that cannot be completed at camp. If a Scout would like to complete more than five badges. Scouts will need a signed merit badge card prior to the class. Counselors will be happy to review requirements completed before camp to help a Scout finish a badge. then the Scout can visit the program area where the badge is instructed and find out when the desired session will be taught that covers the material needed for completion. All other merit badge classes and activities are open enrollment and there will be no cap on their registration. However. Scouts that sign up for classes in these areas will need to confirm their registration in person with the area director during Monday check-in or swim checks in order to keep their spot in the class. that is what an average Scout can complete satisfactorily during their time at camp. Any more than five and a Scout will spend too much working on badges and miss out on other activities that make the camp experience unique and worthwhile. Walk-ups will be accepted after everyone who pre-registered has had their chance. Without much advanced planning. For future sessions. 5. Rifle. merit badge cards. Requirements that Scouts are very familiar with will be completed very quickly. He will then need to bring his work with him and pass it off to the counselor of that badge. All of the area directors will be on hand to answer questions and resolve problems. regardless of where he did the work. 4. This is necessary due to the fact that these classes are generally very popular and there will be Scouts that will want to fill spots for no-shows. it also keeps some of the structured setting that many Scouts still need to complete their badges in this compressed amount of time. badges at their own pace. In planning individual Scout’s schedules. Rifle Shooting. One of the biggest questions asked by Scouts and leaders is “How many badges should I go for at camp?” The best answer is between four to five badges. Snorkeling. Here’s how Session Scheduling works: 1. 3. If the Scout has never taken the badge or has no previous knowledge of the badge. or has a partial. Shogun. They should attend session 1 and discuss with the counselor a plan to complete the merit badge. he will need to spend more time prior to camp completing requirements of the badges he would like to pass off. and Shooting Sports Areas including Swimming.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide merit Badge registration Online registration for merit badges offered at the Pool. rather than in large classes. Scouts will receive additional instruction in those areas of a badge where they are struggling or have little knowledge. The day to day schedule of these classes will also be set. TIFIE Scout Camp will give the Scoutmaster merit badge cards upon request The merit badge counselors will keep the merit badge cards on file until the end of the week. A Scout who has done the work will get the badge. that does not mean that a Scout is limited to only doing those requirements. This system is designed to give Scouts a lot of flexibility in planning out their week at camp. There will be a merit badge review meeting with all the Scoutmasters on Friday at which time you will receive all the paper work.

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 5 Other Camp Programs This chapter covers all of the non-merit badge based program opportunities. You will want to review the information in this chapter and add items to your schedules where appropriate. 1 . The programs described in this chapter will add great value to your experiences at TIFIE Scout Camp.

00 for recognition patch. BLACK POWDER. Will be spending all week in this class. Team building and group problem solving. Snorkeling BSA introduces Scouts and Scouters to special skills. and safety precautions associated with snorkeling. (See req in appendix) Must be Trapper Level already. (See req in appendix) Must be Pioneer Level already. Please refer to the program schedules in this chapter for greater detail about each activity.00-$5. You will be in class all week. Swimming MB. will need to make an authentic Mountain Man shirt prior to camp. and will not be able to take other courses. Participants will train daily for the event. For all Scouts that would like to explore their relationship with their creator. will need to make a Mountain Man accoutrement prior to or at camp.00 Hard 3 May Vary Medium N/A Free PIT 21 Medium N/A Free Project COPE Fun None 3 Free note to scoutmasters: This page does not contain all of the information Scouts need to know in order to prepare for camp. sessions N/A money needed Free $5.  . $3. Will need to make a possible pouch prior to or at camp. equipment.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide other Camp activities Prerequisites activity name Beginning Swimming Difficulty level Easy Prerequisite requirements None 14 yrs old. Mountain Man accoutrement Trapper Level. May be use for OPTION C in Rifle Shooting MB. Scouts and adults use 50 caliber muzzle loaders to shoot at designated targets. See Project COPE page for more information. starting out with shorter distances and working up to the Mile Swim. Swimming MB Recommend.00 needed for CPR Certification Course BSA Lifeguard Hard 7 Snorkeling BSA Easy Pass Swimmer test 3 Free Mile Swim Hard Pass Swimmer test 4 Free Black Power Shooting Hard Rifle Shooting MB 1d* and 1f * 3 Cost is $1 per shot Duty to God Frontiersman Pioneer (Level 1) Frontiersman Trapper (Level 2) Frontiersman Mountain Man (Level 3) Outpost Hikes Easy None Possible Pouch Pioneer Level. CPR Certification Comments For those with little or no swimming ability Advanced swimming ability required. (See req in appendix) Participants will need container to carry water and good hiking shoes Read Requirements from Scout Handbook.00 Easy 3 Medium 3 Up to $10. Mountain Man Shirt Good Physical Shape None N/A $2.

It is a great opportunity for troops to participate to learn how to work as a group. 2:00 PM . After pre-registration (if available). and problem solving skills. It is best to set aside an hour of program time. you can only sign up for COPE sessions in groups of twelve people.5:00 PM. first serve basis during the check-in process. They will develop trust.P. At the COPE course troops will learn unity and leadership. we sign up troops on a first come.e stands for Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience. Individual Scouts may not register for COPE by themselves. Troops sign up for the COPE course on Monday during check-in. this schedule is very flexible and we work around your program. Times Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 9:00 am 10:00 a 3:00  . for each session. The course is divided into 3 sessions that have a capacity of 12 people (leaders and boys) per group. However. • 2nd Session: Troops will focus on more problem solving activities and build more leadership and unity. • 1st Session: Troops will participate in short initiative activities. the schedule (see above) is designed to let work COPE into your boys schedule so as not to compete too directly with their Merit Badge Classes. You have to do session 1 before 2. Troops can do just the first session if they want to. They build trust among their fellow Scouts before moving to the next session. for the whole troop. • 3rd Session: This is the culmination of the other 2 sessions where troops are able to climb the 12’ wall. There can be up to 2 groups on the course during each session. These times are 9:00 am – 12:00 PM.o. COPE is especially useful for Troops that have discipline problems as the activities are designed to build unity and cooperation among the boys and their leaders. unlike Merit Badge sessions. We have a full staff for the COPE Course and will try to get all the troops that want to participate. It’s up to you when you are planning your program. Troops may only sign up for the COPE Course during program times. Just like Merit Badge sessions. and 1 and 2 before 3. If you want to participate in the COPE Course.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Project CoPe times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM tuesday Session 1 Session 1 Session 1 Session 1 Session 1 Session 1 Wednesday Session 2 Session 2 Session 2 Session 2 Session 2 Session 2 thursday Session 3 Session 3 Session 3 Session 3 Session 3 Session 3 C. This is something that Scouts can do at camp to take their minds off of merit badges. We have other staff responsibilities during these times. The staff are not able to run the course during meals or during evening activities including troop night. Troops will need to complete the sessions in consecutive order. or they can do all the blocks.

Wed. equipment. This is open to all adult leaders that are interested. (Total limit 8 Scouts per class. Bsa lifeguard: This is available to Scouts and leaders who are 14 years of age or older and have their lifesaving merit badge. Especially for Scouts with limited swimming ability.12:00 PM and 2:00-5:00 PM each day. You will need to fill out an application for this upon arrival at camp. This is an intense course and will be the only class you can take at camp. and provide a foundation for those who later will participate in more advanced underwater activity. participation of four hours of training and preparation for distance swimming. encourage the development of aquatics skills that promote fitness and recreation.  . Online registration limited to 6 per class) mile swim Bsa: (7:00 PM Thursday) Requires snorkeling Bsa: The Snorkeling BSA award introduce Scout-age children and adult leaders to the special skills. Tuesday through Friday) Class descriptions Beginning swimming: This is open to all Scouts who would like to improve their swimming skills. .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Beginning swimming/Bsa lifeguard times tuesday 9:00 am 2:00 PM times 9:00 am – 12:00 PM 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Wednesday Beginning Swimming Snorkeling BSA Beginning Swimming Snorkeling BSA Wednesday thursday thursday tuesday friday BSA Lifeguard (You are required to be in class from 9:00 am . and safety precautions associated with snorkeling. Participants must have already earned the swimming merit badge and they must swim all the preliminary “build up” swims prior to attempting the Mile Swim over an approved measured course. Build Up Time: 7:00 PM Mon.

but in their search for beaver. As a person progresses in the program the skills required to pass each level will get progressively more difficult.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide frontiersman and outpost hikes times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am tuesday Pioneer 1 Trapper 1 Mountain Man 1 Wednesday Pioneer 2 Trapper 2 Mountain Man 2 thursday Pioneer 3 Trapper 3 Mountain Man 3 The first Easterners to venture into the Rocky Mountains were “Mountain Men. such as Kit Carson. Successful completion of each level earns the recipient recognition at the closing campfire on Friday. The Mountain Men came west in large groups.  . Some were adopted by Indian tribes and took Indian wives. then Trapper. provided information on the Indian Tribes. Many Mountain Men died or were killed by Indians. and developed the skills that would be required to conquer the West. they explored. Once in the area they split into smaller groups and spread out over the area to trap. (It is not recommended that rotating leaders start the program) Each level can require up to a week of work to complete. Some. drew maps. The first level is Pioneer. This program is offered to all campers (including Scoutmasters) attending TIFIE Scout Camp for the full week. The era of the Mountain Men lasted only about 90 years. returned west as guides for others. and finally Mountain Man. therefore it could take an individual up to 3 summers at TIFIE to complete the program. This program is especially recommended to 2nd and 3rd Scouts who are looking for a new challenge beyond Merit Badges. Those who progress to the Mountain Man level even receive a Mountain Man name as part of their recognition. They quickly adopted the Indian ways to survive. from the early to late 1800s. established trails. The Frontiersman Program may include the following activities: Tomahawk Throwing Black Powder Rifle Introduction A John Colter Run Indian Sign Language Fire Making with Flint and Steel Trapping Indian Games Campfire Yarning Rendezvous Thursday Night The Frontiersman program itself is divided into three levels of achievement. They were highly individualistic and self-reliant.” Essentially they were trappers. Still others remained with the Indians. Some moved back East to stay.

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide first year Camper: PIt 21 times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am times 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM tuesday tuesday Advancement Wednesday 4 hour hike. Scouts will need to bring a sack lunch Wednesday Personal Merit Badge Time Advancement thursday Advancement thursday PIT 21 (People Interested in Tenderfoot. Because Scouts may work on the requirements for these three ranks simultaneously. Scouts who are or almost Second Class are welcome to participate in PIT 21. 2nd Class. swimming and much more. involving a 4-hour day from 9:00 am to 1:00 PM. we teach all the basic skills. If they desire to do a Merit Badge while at camp. knot tying. the patrol method. Scouts enrolled in PIT 21 are expected to be in the area from 9:00 am to 12:00 PM and from 3:00 to 5:00 PM each day. 1st Class) is a week-long program that is excellent for Scouts who are new to your troop and just getting started on their trail to Eagle. but they may want to consider working on individual rank requirements and other achievements or merit badges instead. Boys will need to bring a sack lunch.)  . Even if a Scout has already completed a few rank requirements. Wednesday is Hike Day for PIT 21. the 2:00 hour is open for them to do so. Commissary troops will be provided with a sack lunch those days. Scouts will have hands-on experiences with hiking. PIT 21 is an excellent refresher. compass work. and other things Scouts need to get started. campfire building. Troop Leaders may go along on the hikes to review and sign-off Scouts on what they have learned. cooking. (Total limit 12 Scouts per hike. Second Class and First Class. PIT 21 is designed to give Scouts the foundation of outdoor skills to complete Tenderfoot. This is a 5 mile hike and passes off 2nd Class req 1B. first aid. tent-pitching.

These manuals will be referenced during the course: Scoutmaster’s Handbook . * leave no trace: This two-hour course certifies anyone (Scouts included!) to the Guide Level in the Leave No Trace program.” In keeping with that. * safe swim defense: This class gives you the information you need to plan safe and fun swimming activities for your youth. new Scoutmasters and such will be able to attend New Leader Training. “Every boy deserves a trained leader. Leaders who complete all of the classes and the Introduction to Outdoor Skills course will earn a North Star Trained patch instead. Leaders needing to complete this training requirement by attending and participating in the PIT 21 program. There will be NO makeup for the Adult Leader trainings.12:00 10:15 am .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide training for adult leaders times 9:30 am 9:00 am . any portions that are missed can be completed the next time your district holds the applicable training. Lord Robert Baden-Powell once said. Attendance to all five sessions will earn leaders a “Trained” patch at the end of the week.5:00 pm 3:00 pm . It covers BSA standards for safe boating. Here are the training sessions available: * Bsa youth Protection: This class covers the BSA Youth Protection Guidelines. Boy Scout Handbook . Attendance will be open to all leaders that want to participate. It is recommended by the BSA that leaders take this class once every year. Scout leaders will be able to take advantage of the several training opportunities available during their week at camp. Troop Program Resources and at least one of the three Troop Program Features  . Roundtable) * Safety Afloat: This class covers what you need to know when your troop plans an activity on the water.5:00 pm Scouts aren’t the only ones that get to go to class.) * this is scouting * Scoutmaster Specific Training * Northstar (Outdoor Leadership Skills for Scoutmasters) Covers essential the same skills cover in PIT 21. This weeklong course is comprised of five sessions covering the following: * fast start training (This is not on the schedule because leaders are expected to do this 20 minute portion on their own or before camp.11:45 am Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training 1 Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training 2 tuesday 9:30 Adult Roundtable Wednesday 9:30 Adult Roundtable NorthStar / PIT21 Leave No Trace Guide 1 Leave No Trace Guide 2 NorthStar / PIT21 Youth Protection thursday 9:30 Adult Roundtable 2:00 pm . (Will include part of Wed.

Service projects will also contribute to a troop’s qualification for the White Buffalo Award given out at the end of the week. * To promote Scout camping. The Friday camp-wide Buffalo Challenge is the great release after a long week of hard work. Check with your Commissioner to find out more. into which can be admitted only those who unselfishly desire to serve others. Contact your Commissioner to find out how your troop can help the environment. To find out what those projects are talk to your Commissioner upon your arrival at camp. service and Conservation Projects “A Scout is Helpful” . conservation projects will also contribute to a troop’s qualification for the White Buffalo Award. Of course. Day in camp is Wednesday. Those who complete the program at camp may purchase a recognition patch to wear on their uniform.The upkeep and beautification of TIFIE is an ongoing process. Honor night is conducted as the sun goes down at each commissioner area. “A Scout is Clean” . These activities will give your troop a chance to work together and as individuals.A. Games are not the only way for Scouts to challenge themselves at camp. This means that there is no end of meaningful projects that a troop can participate in while at camp. Each program area will have a weekly contest that boys can participate in. as directed by the Camping Committee of the council. The Tuesday and Thursday night Scout skills challenges will allow Scouts to participate in games and activities that are fun and will give them the chance to test themselves in friendly competitions. there must be a lofty purpose. Leaders and boys will be challenged to recommit themselves to those timeless values and continue on their personal journey toward excellence. each individual can reflect on what Scouting has meant to him personally. duty to God Program There is no established schedule or designated area for this program. Camp-wide Games Scouts will get two chances during the week to put their skills to the test. O.  . It would also be appropriate to have your religious leaders come up and conduct an Honor Night with just your troop. classes end and the fun begins. order of the arrow “In a great and honored Order. Members are encouraged to wear their sash on this day. This program is a self-study course to be done at camp for both adults and youth to challenge them on gaining a stronger understanding of their personal beliefs and increase their knowledge in their faith. As such. * To crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service towards others. The Order of the Arrow is an important part of the spirit and lifeblood of TIFIE Scout Camp. * To develop and maintain camping traditions and spirit. Tuesday night at TIFIE Scout Camp is the time for Scouts and Troops to spend time reflecting the values of Scouting and how they are personally fulfilling those values. The requirements include a daily schedule of study that must be maintained to earn the recognition patch.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Honor Campfire Night A Scout is reverent.Scouts are one of the largest users of the outdoors in the world. The purpose of the Order of the Arrow is: * To recognize those campers who exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives and by such recognition cause other campers to conduct themselves in such a manner as to warrant recognition. which reaches its greatest effectiveness as a part of the unit’s camping program both year-round and in the summer camp. Order of the Arrow members play key roles in special camp activities.” The Order of the Arrow is Scouting’s National Honor Society of Campers. In the quiet moments of these programs. we carry a great responsibility to keep our environment clean and safe. On Friday. they are completely optional if the troop has other plans. Come ready for a challenge and a taste for adventure. Troops start in the program areas and work their way around the entire camp. There are a list of requirements available for free from the Trading Post for both youth and adults. Like service projects. Make sure to have your boys ask the area directors for more details.

and fastest time to get boat from one end of the pool to the other. Leaders and Staff are being ask to take lot of digital pictures. No performances with sexual overtones. Scouts and leaders will want to bring flashlights and jackets (and something soft to sit on) as the camp staff take to the stage to entertain you with some classic Scout humor. Your troop will have the opportunity to build and race a cardboard canoe/boat. The campfire program will start at 8:30 p. Additionally. All acts (skits. No racial put-downs. religious groups.) 5. tears. The Senior Patrol Leader of each troop will work with their Commissioner to plan that area’s campfire program. 6. • No outside flotation devices just cardboard and duct tape for building materials • Awards will be given for best design before it is put in pool. skit and song standards Since the values of the BSA should never be set aside for the purpose of entertainment. toilet paper. your troop friend. Unacceptable acts that get on stage will be removed immediately. The Friday night campfire at TIFIE is the highlight of the week. better organized. No portrayal of violent behavior. They are an expert in the use and promotion of the patrol method and can . You will have the opportunity to participate in three campfire programs. 10.  Commissioner service at Camp Commissioners are on hand to see that the troops they serve become stronger. distance boats make without sinking. 4. To end the Friday campfire.) must be screened by the unit leader AND the commissioner in charge of the event (campfire or song) prior to performance in front of a group. participants. 1. family night at tIfIe scout Camp Friday evenings at TIFIE Scout Camp are dedicated to visiting with family and friends in the wonderful setting of TIFIE. Rules for the canoe race: • Boats must be constructed at camp. and others. we encourage troops to hold a “campfire” program in their own camp on Tuesday or Thursday Night. Invite a neighboring troop to join you. 9. run-ons. For this campfire program the camp staff pick the Best of the Best from the Troop talent night and fill the air with laughter. and conclude at 10:00 p. Having a troop campfire will also contribute to your troop’s qualification for the White Buffalo Award. 7. No toilet humor – anything that involves bodily functions. This is a show not to be missed. No water – where the audience. and learn how to program their own activities. Campfire programs are the place where a positive example is set. the week is celebrated with a slideshow of the happenings of the week.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Cardboard Canoe race Grand Race conducted in the pool on Friday afternoon. run-ons and yells. This is where Scouts entertain other Scouts with unique and creative songs. run-ons and yells.m. songs. Troops may bring cardboard and Duct Tape to camp with them. 2. We encourage every troop to contribute their talents to this program by sharing their favorite songs. Family and friends are encouraged to eat dinner and spend the evening with the troops. the camp has implemented the following standards to help troops and Scouts when planning their campfire programs. Avoid anything that is not in keeping with the ideals of the Boy Scouts of America. (Also no consumption or spitting of water. and an uplifting boost of patriotism.m. There is also a limited supply available at camp. No embarrassing an audience member. etc. 8. “Campfire” Programs One of the greatest and long standing traditions of summer camps is the evening campfire. skits. The Commissioner’s job is to help troops and individuals have a purposeful program of fun and adventure. The second campfire on Wednesday night will be a chance for your troop to show off its talents. 3. etc. The first of these will take place after the Monday Night flag retreat. making fun of mental or physical disabilities. or your Commissioner and find new friends in Scouting. or stage area gets wet. skits. • Canoes must fit two scouts in them not on them • Duct tape or other tape allowed • Swimmers only for this race.

The Commissioner will inspect your campsite daily using a camp inspection sheet. at 1:30 p. The designated troop uniform will qualify for this award. Plan and complete as a patrol. The area should be free of safety hazards. and needed repairs should be reported to the Ranger Staff.Flag Ceremony. while at camp. and campsite grounds. Unit leaders should consult their commissioner with any problems related to the program or administration. please see your commissioner to schedule a time.Spirit. • Have a patrol yell or cheer. * Hikes. The commissioner interprets the policies and regulations of the camp where necessary. The Field Uniform is designated by the Senior Patrol Leader and the Scoutmaster. * YELLOW . Commissioner Coup stick award: Your troop Coup feathers: flag Ceremonies: Your troop is strongly encouraged to conduct morning and evening flag ceremonies at your troop site. Camp awards available to be earned can earn the Commissioner Award for the day at morning flag ceremonies for showing the most Scouting Spirit. Tuesday through Thursday.Uniform. All Scouts in full field uniform at flag ceremony. * Patrol Leader’s Council • The patrol leader represents the patrol at a patrol leader’s council while at TIFIE Scout Camp. * GREEN . Ceremonies are available on a first-comefirst-delegated basis. * Good Turns or Service Projects Camp senior Patrol leaders meeting: The Commissioners will work with the Senior Patrol Leaders from each of the troops in camp to cover camp-wide issues and plan activities. * RED . Participate in a flag ceremony either in your campsite or at commissioner flag.m. in the Central Pavilion. * Uniform All members of the patrol wear the Complete Field Uniform to one Commissioner Flag ceremony. Show troop spirit. that involves only your patrol members. Each patrol attending camp may earn the Baden-Powell Patrol Award. Your troop can earn feathers for your troop flag or to decorate another troop symbol: (Presented at morning flags) * BLUE . The Camp SPL Council meets each day. Do a service project or service for another troop. competitions. Hang your troop totem on it. and Other Events • Participate in an activity. Consult your Commissioner for location and times. * Campsite Inspection Score an average of 175 points on the daily • campsite visitation sheet • • 0 .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide help your troop’s junior leaders. as they are the link to the Program Director and Camp Director.Service. The Senior Patrol Leader should check for cleanliness of the tent areas. If your troop would like to conduct one of these ceremonies. Each day the Commissioners will conduct morning assemblies and evening flag ceremonies. a Good Turn or Service Project. Items listed are areas of Commissioner Service within the overall camp program. Baden-Powell Patrol award: Campsite Inspections: Camp cleanliness is the responsibility of the troop and troop leadership. Listed below are the requirements: * Patrol Spirit • Have a patrol flag and rally around it. Outdoor Activities. TIFIE Scout Camp uses a selfevaluation method to maintain campsite sanitation. and campfires. * Patrol Meeting • Hold a patrol meeting while at TIFIE Scout Camp. while at camp.

The troop must function with the patrol method and each patrol must earn the Baden-Powell Patrol Award. you will need to review the requirements before coming to camp. Complete a camp service project or conservation project lasting at least two hours and have all the troop members participate. 9. At least one adult and/or one Scout must complete the Outdoor Ethics Minimum Impact Training as a Guide while at camp. The troop should live the Scout Oath and Scout Law. If your troop wants to earn this award. 2. TIFIE Scout Camp should not have to deal with any discipline problems from any member (s) of the troop. The Scoutcraft Director must approve the project. Official Socks and an Official Belt. Participate in at least six of the following activities as a troop: • Honor Campfire • Troop Talent Campfire • Camp Evening Game • Joint Campfire with another Troop • Joint Game with another Troop • Post or Retrieve the Colors at a Camp-Wide or Commissioner Area Flag Ceremony or in your Campsite • At least three participants in the Frontiersman Program • At least two people participate in Pit 21 7. Receive a daily average of 195 points for the daily inspection. Troops wishing to earn this award will need to come to camp prepared to earn it. 5. Uniforms are one of the methods of Scouting. Scout Pants or Scout Shorts. Construct a significant pioneering project in the camp pioneering yard located at the Scoutcraft Area. Neckerchief and hats are optional troop uniform items. Go over these at a Scout meeting and make sure you are ready to meet ALL the requirements. to all Flags and Campfires. 1 . 3. Uniforms are an essential part of earning the White Buffalo Award. 6. The proper Scout uniform includes Scout Shirt. All Scouts in your troop must have a complete official BSA uniform. This includes: Official Scout Shirt. This is not an easy award to get.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide the White Buffalo award TIFIE Scout Camp’s top honor troop award. 8. Scout Socks. 4. The Senior Patrol Leader or his assistant must attend and be on time at each SPL roundtable located at the Chapel. All members of the troop wear the proper Scout Uniform as designated by the Boy Scouts of America (not your charter). Official Scout pants or shorts. and an official Scout Belt. Listed below are the requirements to earn the award: 1.

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5:30 PM. The commissary staff portions food materials according to the size of each troop.  . Troops do not have to be on the commissary food plan in order to purchase individual items.Troops will be assigned a bin that’s used by the Commissary for your food.Daily allotments are based on the number of people on the plan.Ice is provided to troops on the commissary plan and is available at the commissary.12:15 PM and 5:00 .TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 6 Camp Services Services that TIFIE Scout Camp has to offer. These bins will need to be returned to the Commissary ASAP so they can prepare your next meal. . Some items listed on the menu are available for that meal only. if. . .The schedule for the pick-up are 12:00 . but you still need to bring the equipment to prepare it. The information in this chapter is ideal to share with parents and other unit leaders as you plan your experience at camp. If you need more than your daily allotment or if a troop is not on the commissary plan. feel free to ask for additional supplies. However.Guest meals are available for purchase. . at any meal. Likewise. Some items are available for purchase at other times.Please read the menu above to plan equipment needs for preparing and cleaning up meals. If you are given too much. the Trading Post will have bags of ice available for purchase. Commissary food Plan Leave the food hassle to us! The Commissary provides 14 meals beginning with dinner on Monday and ending with breakfast on Saturday. Please note that the menu is subject to change without notice. since variance of the amount needed occurs between troops. however supplies can be limited or not available. . Basic condiments and staple items will be delivered with your Monday dinner. quantities may need to be adjusted. Remember that we give you the food. cook it and eat it! Please come prepared to store milk and other items overnight in your campsite. the return of canned goods and other unopened items would be appreciated. . you do not receive food sufficient for your plan members.

The cards come in denominations of 10 . As a Scout spends the money in camp (some program areas too) the blocks of the cards are punched out. ordering guest meals on Monday allows the commissary time to order extra food on the next delivery truck.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide sample menu Monday Tuesday English Muffin Eggs Canadian Bacon Juice Milk Wednesday French Toast Syrup Bacon Juice Milk Turkey Sandwiches Chips Fruit Dessert Punch Thursday Sausage Eggs Hash Browns Juice Milk Chili Dogs Chips Baby Carrots Dessert Punch Friday Pancakes Syrup Bacon Juice Milk Deli Ham Sandwiches Cheese & Lettuce Chips Fruit Dessert Punch Cheeseburgers Baked Beans Chips Dessert Milk Saturday Hot and Cold Cereal Fruit Danish Juice Milk Staple Issued Aluminum Foil Salt & Pepper Matches Paper Towels Dish Soap Mustard Scouring Pad Ketchup Margarine Cooking Oil Bread Peanut Butter Jam Breakfast Commissary service begins with dinner. Troops on the commissary plan will need to bring their own lunch.00 Dinner. Unlike cash. sundries. T-shirts. Chips Baked Beans Fruit Punch SAM Ham Whole Potatoes Whole Onions Baby Carrots Rolls Dessert Milk Dinner Chicken Patty Country Gravy Mashed Potatoes Green Beans Rolls Dessert Milk Soft Tacos Corn Dessert Chips Milk PLE Spaghetti Meat Balls Lettuce Tomatoes Salad Dressings Fruit Milk visitor meals THIS MENU IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE For troops participating in the commissary food plan. additional meals for special guests and parents may be purchased online while registering for the Commissary or at Monday’s check-in. ice cream. While Cash Cards are a great way to help a Scout secure trading Post The camp Trading Post provides a wide assortment of souvenir. The Trading Post is open most mornings. Each card has blocks of 25 cents up to the total value of the card. merit badge pamphlets. program and comfort items for sale. proximately how much cash they should bring to camp. Scouts will be able to keep track of their spending without the bother of carrying cash and change with them all week. Since food deliveries only happen twice a week. Cash cards are also far more secure than cash. depending on the badges and activities they are taking and the projects they wish to complete. Cash cards are debit cards that work just like cash at the Trading Post. the Trading Post conveniently accepts credit and debit cards. For you Scoutmasters. candy. afternoons. hats. Please refer to the Merit Badge Pre-Requisites chart for approximate costs. patches. $5. The costs for individual meals are $4. and $6. Cash cards are great for Scouts who don’t want to worry about carrying cash around with them all week. Cash Card system Help your boys protect the money they bring to camp by purchasing a TIFIE CASH CARD. soft drinks.00 Breakfast. and many other items are available.$50 should be sufficient to meet the needs of most Scouts. The Trading Post also carries ice for Troops not on the commissary plan. We recommend that Scoutmasters use the information in this guide to help each Scout individually determine ap-  . lost or stolen cards can be replaced so that Scouts can still get the supplies they need to finish their merit badges. Handicraft Kits. and evenings for your convenience. A schedule will be posted next to the entrance. Lunch BBQ Ribs Sand. $25 .00 Lunch. Each card is numbered so that lost or stolen cards can not be used. supplies.

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide the money that he wants to spend at camp during the week. * Refund the unused portion of the card using the following guidelines: * Card must be turned in to obtain a refund.  . Should it be necessary for a unit to clean up and dispose of any bodily liquids or waste. in their campsites.) should be locked up in a vehicle in the parking lot until they are needed by the individual. Emergency service is available 24 . All the supplies we use at camp are precious resources.hours a day. We suggest that each unit use a lockable cash box for this purpose. * Refunds will be made on Friday afternoons or at checkout on Saturday morning. Garbage run The Camp will do a Garbage Run daily at 7:20 PM as a service to the units. sent home. radios. It is strongly suggested that an adult leader serve as “banker” for the unit during the week for safeguarding money and other valuables. Garbage bags should be tied tight and light enough to be carried. Large items of value (computers. doubled bagged. In issuing the card. * Accept and honor the refund policies as outlined above showers and restrooms Warm showers and flush toilets are located in the center of camp and at the swimming pool. The woods are home to animals and plant-life. it is unfortunate that not all Scouts and leaders that come to camp will follow them. it is necessary that they be bagged separately. If you find yourself short of garbage bags. In purchasing a Cash Card the individual agrees to: * Provide accurate information upon purchase. TIFIE Scout Camp Trading Post agrees to: * Record each card with its owner’s name. we encourage Scouts and leaders to only purchase cards for the amount that they will reasonably spend during their stay. troop number. Do not use their home as a bathroom. Human waste or other bodily fluids are not allowed in bags that are set out for pick-up. his commissioner. unique card number. TIFIE Scout Camp cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items nor has legal authority to investigate reports of theft by campers. out of reach of animals until the next schedule pick up time. Special arrangements for the treatment of more serious cases have been made with local facilities. . please share these first aid services A First Aid Station in camp is staffed by personnel trained to handle minor accidents and illness. * No longer allow use of the card as soon as it is reported lost. Remember – a soapy shower each day will make your stay (and everyone else’s) much more pleasant. First Aid at camp is just that . * Treat the card as cash and safeguard it accordingly. Please only use the restrooms provided at the center of camp and at the rifle range and craft areas. rememBer! BAG IT. DON’T DRAG IT! Please put only regular waste into your garbage bags. Your Scouts and you are guests in their home. Please have your boys bathe daily. etc. wasting supplies. to the pick-up site. Troops are encouraged to take what steps they feel necessary to secure their valuables during their time at camp. Additional toilet buildings are found at the rifle range and crafts area. if necessary. campsite. First Aid. not dragged. Garbage should be placed at the pick-up point no more than 10 minutes early to ensure that it is picked-up. Scouts that find it humorous to abuse any of the above facilities by vandalism. or his Scoutmaster when it is found. Please remember that a Scout is Thrifty. Camp is not a secure place. talk to your Commissioner. Units that miss the pick-up are expected to suspend their garbage bags with a rope. Bank and trust While life at camp is guided by the tenets of the Scout Oath and Law. There are two pick-up points in camp. or running the showers excessively will be turned over to their leaders for discipline or. Human waste can be damaging to the local environment and underground water supplies. All medical emergencies must be reported to the Health Officer immediately. . * Report the card as lost as soon as a reasonable effort has been made to find it! * If card is subsequently found report this immediately to the Trading Post. * Return card to its owner. regulations regarding the use of cash cards with the Scouts (and their parents!) interested in purchasing cards. Before coming to camp.

after which time they will be donated to charity. you will need to inquire in person at Council Service. Mail received after a unit has left camp will be returned to sender. Cans for recycling aluminum cans are placed near the pop machines. concerns. but we will do everything we can as a camp staff to make your experience at TIFIE the most rewarding experience possible. please contact the council office. UT 84647 lost and found The “Lost and Found” box is located at the Trading Post. You may be asked to help us do litter patrol from time to time. telephone TIFIE Scout Camp does not have a public telephone but it does have good cell phone coverage with Verizon throughout most of camp. To claim items at the office. Leaders needing to keep in touch with work while at camp are welcome to the use of this convenience. Campers who have lost items should check with the Trading Post regularly. suggestions or praise if you feel the need. units are expected to maintain and leave their campsite clean and free of litter. Concerns.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide and walked down to the trash bins by the unit. Please note that some things are out of our realm of influence (such as the weather). If ever you feel that a concern was not properly addressed by the management team of TIFIE. practice. Unclaimed items will be taken to the council office in Orem within two weeks of the end of the session. The person claiming the item is responsible to pay any shipping costs required to return the item to them. In order for scouts to receive mail while at camp. Bob Gowans. In addition. & Praise At TIFIE Scout Camp we will be constantly looking for ways to improve the programs that we offer at camp. it can be taken away. please take a few moments and completely fill out your camp evaluations as many of the improvements to our programs come from this source.  . suggestions. We also realize that some of our plans and ideas do not always work out the way that we would have hoped. We recommend that each unit sweep their campsite everyday in preparation for the evening garbage run. Mail should be addressed as follows: (Scout’s Name) (Troop Number) (Campsite) TIFIE Scout Camp at Mountain Dell Scout Ranch PO Box 125 Mt. For those living beyond a reasonable driving distance away. plan to mail the letter on or before Monday of the week they come. Outgoing mail should be placed in the camp mailbox at the Trading Post. at 801-437-6222 and voice your feelings. If you have lost an item and did not claim it before leaving camp. Unidentified and unclaimed cash money left Internet service There is a WiFi Hot-spot located just outside the commissary building. Please ask your Commissioner where the nearest garbage drop off spot is located. Comments. at the end of the week will be deposited into the camp capital improvement fund and considered an anonymous donation to TIFIE. mail Mail is picked up and delivered twice weekly. Reception with other providers is very spotty. Pleasant. Feel free to drop by the offices of the camp management at any point during the week to share your comments. a phone call or written request is needed with an accurate description of the lost item to claim it. At the end of the week. Litter patrols can also qualify as service projects and help a unit qualify for the White Buffalo Award. If units abuse this service. or policy. The camp management team maintains an open door and friendly ear for anyone that has ideas to improve the programs of the camp. We also would like to hear from Scouts or leaders that have concerns about a particular program. Garbage cans for litter should be in every program area. Incoming mail will be distributed to your unit’s Commissioner. litter Control Please help us to keep our camp clean. The council also uses these evaluations and their comments to gather data about the effectiveness of our summer camping programs. feel free to contact the Camping Director for the council. Bodily byproducts pose a serious health risk to our commissioners. They will be available there for pickup until October 1st. Do not call the camp and ask us to search for items as all unclaimed property will be boxed up and sealed for transport and inventory at the council office.

leaders. ensuring that Scouts leave camp only with authorized individuals. or vehicle should be reported to the Camp Office immediately for resolution. group. or his designee. Remember to always “Be Prepared”. Leaders need to help enforce this rule. Unit leaders are responsible for knowing who is authorized by custodial parents/guardians to pick up a Scout and for Every participant should be paired with a “Buddy” for the week. because of its very outdoor nature. The buddy system is a way of Scouting. Scouts and leaders should spend time reviewing information about what to do in various emergency situations. This is particularly important during emergencies. visitors in Camp  Visitors are always welcome at TIFIE Scout Camp. and staff are asked not to wander off the camp property. Camp security All participants (Scouts and leaders) must be appropriately registered members of the Boy Scouts of America. can be a dangerous place. all Scouts are encouraged to use the buddy system in all activities. and maybe he’ll watch out for you. Everyone must check out with the Camp Director. Those found wandering around camp without one will be reported to the Camp Director. After all. always have a buddy—the buddy system is to be used at all times! Do not enter other campsites without permission. they can provide support and encouragement to each other. Families arriving for Family Night after 5:00 PM on Friday are not required to check-in or wear a wristband. During check-in. When exploring remote areas of camp. All visitors to camp are required to go to the Health Office and check-in with the director. too. Leaders should especially review guidelines about camping in bear country as it is not unusual for bears to be sighted near or inside the camp. Everyone arriving or leaving camp must sign in and/or out. When two Scouts attend merit badge classes and other events together. There should be no less than four in a group while backpacking. before leaving camp for any reason. If one is injured. pay attention to what is happening around your buddy. Scout and leaders will be issued security wrist-bands that they must wear during their entire stay at camp. two can go for help while the other one stays with the injured person. There is also added safety in participating in camp activities as buddies. We ask parents to refrain from visits to camp other than Family Night – we find that mid-week parental visits can lead to homesickness. “can” be. Just pay attention to what is happening around you.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 7 risk advisory Camp Health and Safety Guidelines Buddy rule Summer Camp. . Approved visitors are required to wear security wristbands during their stay at camp. Campers. Any visitor that wishes to arrive for Family Night before 5:00 PM is still required to check-in at the Health Office and is required to wear a security wristband. you are surrounded by objects and creatures which “could” harm or injure you. The “Checkin/ out” sheet is located in or near the camp health office. While at camp. Don’t be afraid! Common sense is your best friend. and must be registered at camp! Any suspicious individual. Also. The buddies should stay together and watch out for each other.

Prevention Everyone should have given the camp medical officer a Personal Health and Medical Record form when they arrived at camp. Time of day is perhaps the least considered aspect of hydration. Drink if you are dizzy. If you are running out of water and you are dizzy. 3 Use compressed or liquid gas stoves and lanterns only  . Pleasant. who will call for medical assistance. Most emergencies can be taken care of at camp. The way you drink has an effect on how much you absorb. Treat for shock. A pack-mounted bladder that delivers water to your mouth via a bite valve accessed any time. Keep your campsite safe and help us keep the rest of the camp safe too. they should report to the Health Officer immediately following to present their credentials and log the incident in the camp medical log. If a trained medical professional is present and able to treat the injured party. Give warm water only and force the person to slowly sip. not gulp. is a powerful tool for efficient hydration. 4 Administer first aid. When you have a craving thirst. 5 Once Camp Health Officer arrives. you will fight off the first symptom of dehydration -. Plan the ride schedule according to the season. It is impossible to overemphasize the importance of hydration. Be constantly alert.Do not let the victim move or be moved. 2 Notify the nearest camp staff member. Medical Dr.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide emergency Procedures Minor Injury It is the responsibility of all adult Scout leaders and all camp staff to respond to any and all emergency situations using the proper procedures as outlined in this publication. 3 Don’t shrug off treatment. propane heaters and propane lanterns. 3 Make sure the camp medical officer is alerted. Hydration is a most important concern for anyone at camp. It is your responsibility to avoid hazards. Keep the victim calm and comfortable until medical personnel arrive. sanpete Valley Hospital (IHC) is about 6 miles from camp. he/she will continue to administer first aid to extent of training. in consultation with the Health Officer. drink! Conserve energy. UT 84647. charcoal. Patients will be transported to sanpete valley hospital’s Emergency Room for treatment. It may be necessary to ask leaders for help in transporting their people to that facility. Hydration and Preventing Heatstroke Medical Emergencies All incidents that require medical attention need to be reported to the camp medical officer for proper assessment. phone (435) 462-2441. located at 1100 S. within certain restrictions. will determine further steps. The camp Health Officer is trained and responsible to take proper action in all medical situations. You will not feel the effects until it is too late. treatment and to be recorded in the camp medical log. Don’t let yourself be put in the frightening situation of being lost or injured with little or no water.thirst. Exposure and dehydration are tricky. 1 Minor injuries or illnesses should be treated with first aid. This includes: liquid fuel lanterns. are not allowed to determine a treatment for any injured person in camp. however some situations may require additional medical treatment. This induces shock and kills much quicker than the dehydration. In the forest there are a lot of things that you can walk into. 2 Only Propane stoves and. If you come across a severely dehydrated person. Dehydration plays with your perception. it is too late for effective hydration. Treating a minor injury will help ensure the injury remains minor in nature. do not conserve. or get cut on. Try to stay out of the midday summer sun. the Unit Leader. or other authority. unless they are trained medical professionals. Soft drinks do not replace water! The staff will do its best to inform you when extra care and concern are needed. are permitted for cooking. Fire Emergencies Protective Measures 1 No flames are allowed in tents. Leaders. If you sip water constantly. This was reviewed and potential problems were noted. not liquids. do the following: 1 Keep the victim still . fall over. If further medical attention is required.. 2 Camp medical officer should be notified. Severe Injury If a serious medical emergency occurs. do not give him ice water or cold liquids. A number of factors contribute to the amount of water your body needs. Mt.

Scoutmasters/Adult unit leaders should stand at the head and end of their troop’s line up. * Always hike with a buddy who can go and get help should an accident occur. If area fire alarm (siren) is sounded. 9 Do not hover over the stove or lantern when you are lighting them. 8 Periodically check fittings for leaks with a soap solution. Pour fuel through a filtered funnel. or other authority. This list will be given to the troops’ commissioner. 7 Place stoves and lanterns on level secure surfaces before operating. trees. 11 Do not overload the stove top with extra heavy pots or frying pans. Prepare to evacuate camp. light carefully with head and fingers to the side of the burner and adjust down. 3 Commissioners are to check campsites to ensure that no one is there. Camp Staff has been specifically training on using the fire hoses. Patrol leaders are to count and ensure that every member of their patrol is present. 12 Take empty compressed gas containers home with you to dispose of properly. do so. and recap both the device and the container before igniting. 5 The Program Director is to check the staff roster and confirm with patrol leaders that all staff members are accounted for. to put the fire out. Cliffs The most important rules to safety around cliffs are * Do not approach the edge of a cliff. suppress it with the campsite fire fighting equipment.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide with knowledgeable adult supervision. Keep your body to one side. if necessary. 1 At the first sign of a fire. If inside a building. and stay there so the entire group can be accounted for and await further instructions. Immediate area (regardless of where you may be) to report to the main lodge. sound the alarm by yelling “FIRE!” 2 Report the location of the fire immediately to the camp staff or camp management. 10 Do not leave a lighted stove or lantern unattended. 2 Area directors are to check program areas to ensure that no one is there. If the fire is large. and report to the Program Director 4 All staff members are to proceed directly to the main flag poles at the lodge and form up into their patrols. 4 Operate and maintain stoves and lanterns according to manufacturers’ instructions. all campers should report to the main lodge and line up in troops in front of the flag poles. however. then report to the main lodge and confirm with unit leaders that all members of their troop are present. place it in a visible and accessible place in your campsite. gravel or dirt can cause you to loose your balance and fall. * No horse play anywhere near the edge of a cliff. 13 No explosives or fireworks are allowed in camp. keep away from it and wait for camp staff. if needed. 15 Keep two buckets of water or dirt by each tent. 6 The Camp Director will call the fire department and direct the evacuation of camp. heavy table. Scouts and leaders should remove themselves from the danger of falling rocks. Make a list of those who are missing and where in camp they were scheduled to be. then report to the main flag poles. 3 If fire is small. 16 If you have access to a fire extinguisher. or other structure. Program Director will also confirm with Commissioners that all campers are accounted for. Check structures for damage before reentering. and other debris. When a fire is sighted Natural Emergencies Earthquakes Earthquakes are rare in this area. electrical lines. Keep aware of aftershocks. If it is possible to move quickly from a building to an open area. Secure Utilities until safe. 14 Post fire guard charts and select a person to be a campsite fire warden. open the valve quickly. adult leaders and staff should BrInG theIr vehICles’ Keys WIth them as they assemBle. InCludInG GraBBInG your Keys to your vehICles. Loose or wet rocks. Scoutmasters or the troop’s adult volunteer should count and ensure that every member of their troop is present. 5 Let hot stoves and lanterns cool before changing cylinders of compressed gas or refilling reservoirs. 1 At the Lodge’s assembly area. move to a secure location under a doorway arch. 6 Refill liquid gas containers a safe distance from any flames. 4 Adult leaders should account for all group members and be prepared to report group status. 17 Small hand-held lighters should not be carried around. at any sign of an earthquake.  .

TIFIE Scout Camp is located in the mountains and also will. 6 If in the open. When heavy rains or heavy spring run-off make flash flooding a possibility. get inside. on occasion. canoes. Keep head and mouth covered. ridges. If in the back country. 2 Keep a roster of all members posted on the campsite bulletin board. mittens. Program Director. Place tents on down wind hill side or forest area of prevailing winds. take rain gear with you to your activities. water. when he was last seen. Man-Made Hazards Wind Storms Do not camp under or near dead trees with dead limbs. where he was last seen. including possible evacuation. 3 If you need assistance in drying clothes or getting warm. and avoid getting your feet wet. come to the Lodge. Take down dining flies. When a Person is Reported Missing 1 Treat all reports of lost persons seriously. boats. beaches. seek shelter in a growth of trees in a low area. Eat high energy food. a water-resistant coat. Missing Persons Protective Measures Rain Storms We will get some rain during the course of the summer. what unit and campsite he is in. 5 If you are in the forest. and BE PREPARED. stay close to heat sources. and hoods. and any other pertinent information. This includes when any troop leaves to go hiking or on an outpost camp. 4 The siren will be sounded to assemble the camp if necessary to determine if multiple persons are missing. 4 Stay away from natural lightning rods: trees in open areas. hilltops. If you are caught in a flash-flood situation without time to evacuate camp. Camp Ranger. Gas Leak Notify the Camp Director and / or Program Director immediately in case of a gas leak.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Weather emergencies Lightning Floods If lightning storms do develop. 5 Anyone leaving camp must report to the camp director and explain where they are going. are to be taken to avoid possible injury or death. snoW during the summer. small structures in open areas. who is going. wrap up in blankets. 3 The Camp Director and/or Program Director will determine a plan for the search and inform the proper authorities. 2 Notify the Camp Director and/or Program Director immediately of who is missing. The siren will be sounded to assemble the camp. 3 Conduct a bed check every night and a roll call every morning. 1 Everyone uses the buddy system at all times. 3 If near a building or vehicle. If it looks like it might rain. boots. and when they will return. especially overnight. 4 Keep a check-out sheet and pencil posted for all members to tell where they are going whenever they leave camp. climb straight up hill as quickly as possible to the highest point you can safely reach without crossing any water. Rain gear can be purchased in the trading post if you have lost yours or forgot to bring some. The Camp Director. Unusually Cold Temperatures and SNOW Rain storms and other bad weather often bring sudden temperature changes and cold snaps. Dressing warmly includes wearing multiple layers of clothing. In a building. Bring things that will keep you warm. you will receive further instructions on what safety measures. stay away from windows. follow these procedures: 1 At the first sign of an electrical storm all water activities are to be closed. 2 Do not be the highest point around. scarves. 2 Stay warm. valley or gullies. 0 . If a warning or watch is issued. 7 Groups should spread out if on the meadow and travel in a low position to safety. and local Fire-Fighting Authorities will determine steps for possible evacuation. seek a low area such as a ravine or valley. This includes all campers and staff. Use extra lines to secure tents. make camp in a sheltered area and wait out the weather. and any metal object. the camp management will notify campers and staff if the National Weather Service issues a watch or a warning for the TIFIE Scout Camp (Mount Pleasant) area. If someone does get soaked do the following: 1 Dry off and put on dry clothes.

Secondary coverage is offered by the Boy Scouts of America as part of your registration. medical Information This information was covered previously in this guide in Chapter 2: Pre-Camp Information under the heading “Annual Health and Medical Form.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Vehicles first aid log Book All injuries must be recorded in the camp’s First Aid Log Book regardless of who treated the patient and regardless of how serious the injury. We strongly discourage this practice. Hazardous Material If you encounter any hazardous material leaks. Camp Ranger and local Fire Fighting Authorities will determine steps for possible evacuation . 1 . This may be set aside on presentation of a certificate by the Scout’s parents and a proper church official that a definite violation of religious conviction is involved. There is one book for campers and Scout leaders and a second book for staff. Accident insurance may be purchased from the Boy Scouts of America by individuals or units. Troop leaders are responsible for the health and safety of the Scouts in the troop and should not be distracted by supervision of children not registered with the troop. Contact your local Boy Scout Service Center for details. as he is not a member of the group. Insurance Primary health and accident insurance coverage is the responsibility of the individual. may be ignored by the older boys. Requirements 1 and 5 for the Personal Fitness merit badge call for examinations by a physician and a dentist with appropriate follow-up recommendations. All Scouts and Scout leaders need to learn first aid. Secondary coverage is usually offered by chartering organizations. Program Director. no private vehicles are allowed to drive through camp until check out on Saturday morning at 6:00 am. All inspections and permits needed to operate camp vehicles will be kept up to date and on file. The immunization requirement referenced on the BSA medical form is waived for persons with religious beliefs against immunization. disservice is done to the unit because of distractions often caused by younger children. please notify the Camp Director or Program Director. * Leadership Requirements for Trips and Outings * Youth Protection * Transportation underage youth The Boy Scouts of America has established that all registered Boy Scouts (completed fifth grade or 11 years old) may participate in resident camps. and a disservice is done to the child because he is not trained to participate in such an activity and. Should review “Guide to Safe Scouting” for the following topics. LDS units have secondary coverage through their ward Church Activity policy. religious Beliefs and medical Care The following is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America regarding medical requirements: Medical examinations for camp attendance are required of all campers for the protection of the entire camp group. not for their own use. If a wellmeaning leader brings along a child who does not meet this age guideline. The Camp Director. All camp vehicles or private vehicles at camp are to be registered. After 3:00 PM Monday. The insurance information form found in the Appendix should be completed prior to camp and presented with other checkin materials. but no advancement requirement will be waived except as indicated. but for service to others who may require it. A Scout or leader may ask to be excused from firstaid instruction. Primary liability insurance is also the responsibility of the individual. The siren will be sounded to assemble the camp. It is important that all injuries be documented for insurance purposes by the camp health officer.” Please refer back to Chapter 2 for policy and guidelines concerning medical information.

Otherwise. have a commitment card (No. and use charcoal briquettes for the fuel.utahscouts. the camp will follow the Lost Persons plan when a buddy tag is unaccounted for on the “IN” board. is steeped in history and tradition. including a BSA Aquatics resource person.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide aquatics safety Because we have a pool at TIFIE Scout Camp. as is Dutch oven cooking using charcoal briquettes with the following requirements. The Scout leader may then present that certification to the Aquatics staff to show that his unit has successfully completed the swim check. and when cooled. Units that do not complete the swim check prior to camp will need to complete it at camp under the supervision of the Aquatics Staff during the check-in process. Swim Checks Every camper participating in aquatic activities at summer camp must complete a swim test. in a two-pronged attack to both maintain the beauty of the area. You may also take the on-line training course on our web site at www. and clean burning. Some people would not think of camping without a campfire. reliable. Yet. Safe Swim Defense Before a BSA group may engage in swimming activities of any kind. no wood fires are allowed. Stoves have become essential equipment for minimum-impact camping. The swim test can be complete prior to camp at a public swimming in the presence of a certified lifeguard. a unit leader with aquatics skill. lightweight camp stoves has encouraged a shift away from the traditional fire. One of the best opportunities for Safe Swim Defense training is in summer camp. NO ONE WILL ridicule persons who forget their buddy tag.” (from BSA “Training Leave No Trace”) At Mountain Dell Scout Ranch. the troop must bring a metal barrel on legs that is 18 inches or more off of the ground. 34243) with them.org by clicking on the link near the bottom of our home page. note: If a training course is not available. You may want to “be prepared” by contacting the Camp Director to find out the current fire threat level before coming to camp. If you complete the online course. efficient. a minimum of one adult leader must complete Safe Swim Defense training (this training is offered at all of the council camps that have aquatics programs). and agree to use the eight defenses in this plan. Propane rings and dutch oven are encouraged and a limited are available for one night. Campfires “The use of campfires. for dutch oven cooking. The guard administering the test will also need to give the Scout leader a list of boys that passed the test detailing what level they passed at and sign it. * Qualified Supervision * Safe Area * Lookout * Buddy System * Physical Fitness * Lifeguards on Duty * Ability Groups * Discipline Campsite Stove Cooking vs. or any other person with aquatics knowledge or experience whom the local council has approved. The development of efficient. state and/or local fire agencies announce that the fire threat level is either “low” or “moderate”. you will be able to print a you card on-line. the natural appearance of many areas has been degraded by the overuse of fires and an increasing demand for firewood. viewing the Safe Swim Defense video/ DVD is considered being trained. Who Can Instruct Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat Training? Safe Swim Defense training can be given by any person authorized by the council. and they leave no trace. once a necessity for cooking and warmth. The lifeguard administering the test will have to do so in compliance with the regulations for the standard swimming test found in The Guide to Safe Scouting. Propane stoves are permissible. the ashes must be drowned in water. When charcoal cooking is used. can be check out from your commissioner. The eight defenses are:  . Charcoal fires are permissible only when federal. Campfire building is also an important skill for every camper. you will need to get your certification card at Council Services at the Orem BSA Council Service Center. be able to be carried in a plastic bag to a designated ash can for disposal. flexible. and they eliminate the need for firewood. They are fast. and to significantly reduce the risk of sparking a brush or forest fire. Stoves operate in almost any weather condition.

Bows & arrows. The use of tobacco by anyone under the age of 19 will not be permitted at camp. smoking The legal age. in the State of Utah. For those adults that have the urge to smoke. Do not bring any type of firearms or archery equipment to camp. wrist rockets. If these knives are brought to camp and misused in any way. the designated smoking area is the parking lot. alcohol and drugs It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America that the use of alcoholic beverages and controlled substances is not permitted at encampments or activities on property owned and/or operated by the Boy Scouts of America. or camp saw unless that Scout has on their person a Totin’ Chip with the appropriate signatures. other leaders. and the responsibility to ask for the return of these items lies with the owner and group. leaders and staff have the authority to confiscate the item for the remainder of the camp. Hazing has no place in Scouting and will not be tolerated. fireworks. Large sheath knives are not needed and should be left home. Leaders should read this chapter with care and share the information with parents. No Scout should be allowed to use a pocketknife.  . A Scoutmaster may choose to bring his Hatchet and Axe for training purposes if the Scout Master his planning on teaching his Scouts the Toten’ Chip requirements. Fireworks of any kind are not permitted. and their Scouts. firearms. Water balloon launchers. or at any activity involving participation of youth members. etc. This policy will be strictly enforced for all those that use our camp facilities. Confiscated items will only be returned to an adult leader at checkout. The camp is obligated to enforce these policies as written. Violators will be asked to leave the camp and may face legal consequences. slingshots and all other projectile launching items are prohibited and should be left at home. for the consumption of tobacco products is 19. hazing Older Scouts sometimes feel that new Scouts should be “initiated” into the Troop with a hazing activity. axe or hatchet.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Chapter 8 Other Camp and Council Policies This chapter contains policies regarding restricted items or practices while on BSA property. axes & Knives Hatchets and axes are not needed for camp as there are no wood fires permitted.

mountain Bikes and atvs Because of the large number of Scouts and Leaders attending camp. we understand that they can be a valuable asset. TVs. theft Theft will not be tolerated at camp. Water Conservation In keeping with the principles of Leave No Trace. Wildlife Do not attempt to handle snakes. Anything that you bring to camp that may get lost. please keep the amount of water that you use restricted to the amount of water you actually need to accomplish what you are doing. Scoutmasters and adult leaders may use 2-way radios and cell phones for communication. Here are some tips on conserving water: When brushing your teeth use a cup or only turn on the water. Any violators will be turned over to the Sanpete County Sheriff’s office. tape players. etc. We ask that each troop bring a five gallon water container for every 10 Scouts. At campsites. In most cases. video games. If a Scout is caught using a radio or cell phone at camp it will be confiscated and returned at the end of the week. We encourage you not to bring anything valuable to camp. spiders.TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Personal Property The Camp cannot be responsible for your personal property. 2-way radios and Cell Phones Although we discourage the use of 2-way radios and cell phones at camp.  . catch enough water into a wash basin rather than let it run. Cutting or damaging trees could result in financial charges. Leave them at home. ATVs are defined as motorized recreational cycles with three or four large. Please limit your showers to 15 minutes and turn off the water while you soap down or wash your hair. stolen or damaged is your responsibility. we try to conserve water at camp. raccoons or any other wild critters at TIFIE. Be a good neighbor. Remember that TIFIE is bear country. All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are banned from program use. No exceptions. leave at home all radios. if you leave them alone. do not leave the water running while rubbing the soap on your hands. designed for off-road use on a variety of terrains. they will leave you alone. Keep your camp area free of garbage. Scouts are NOT ALLOWED to have or use 2-way radios or cell phones at camp. trees Please do not cut any live trees unless advised by a camp official. No hunting or harming is allowed. then rinse it off. soft tires. When washing your hands before meals or after using the bathroom. To fully enjoy the experience of camp life. Additionally. Do not leave the water running. when taking a shower or using the restroom facilities. Keep “smellables” in smell-proof containers. * Do not bring any pets from home to camp. wet your brush. skunks. cd players. mountain bikes are not allowed on camp property. Cell phone service at camp can be good or terrible depending on your position in camp and your service provider. Pets * Do not take any pets from camp to your home. cell phones.

TIFIE Scout Camp 2010 Leader’s Guide Personal Conduct and Camp discipline We expect everyone to maintain the highest level of behavior. we cannot tolerate and will not permit activities which do not meet the criteria of standards set forth by the Scout Oath and Law. all of the staff agree to live by the 12 points of the Scout Law. Conflicts between campers from different troops will be resolved by the adult leaders of the units involved. camp has tents. camp has trails. Trustworthy. It is a challenge. Cheerful. Conflicts between staff and campers will be resolved by camp management and unit leaders. or the dismissal of staff members. we expect you to instill the Scout Law in your Scouts. Where a city has many laws. it is the best law that we can live by. Scout leaders are responsible for the conduct of their boys. Clean. . Serious problems may require troops to leave camp.  . As a staff. Gambling is not permitted. Foul language. Loyal. with the assistance of camp management. Besides the interviews and screening process. A Scout is . You should be aware that at camp each Scout must meet a high standard to become a member of the Staff. Many of the staff are Eagle Scouts. we try to bring together an excellent representation of what Scouting is. . We will work to show Scouts and leaders that it is our way. Friendly. As Scoutmaster. it works. Pornographic materials are not allowed at camp. dirty jokes and fighting are not allowed. At camp. Courteous. and you can expect this from every staff member. Brave. at camp we only have one. some are members of the Order of the Arrow. We ask your cooperation and understanding as adults in helping us maintain high standards of moral and personal conduct at camp. Many Scouts learn from the attitude of their leaders. Indeed it is. Thrifty. Cities have homes. In an effort to avoid items with gang orientation. Let us do no less. by example. Live the Oath and Law and show your Scouts. certain individuals to leave camp. bandannas are not allowed. but if it is practiced. and Reverent. Camp is guided by the twelve points of the Scout Law. Scouts at camp are expected to live the Scout Law at all times. All camper and staff conduct should be measured against these guidelines. Kind. Cities have roads. Helpful. Obedient. One of the most often told Scoutmaster Minutes deals with how Scout camp is like a miniature city. Anyone found with these items will be asked to leave. dedicated to serve. we commit ourselves to live the Oath and Law. With our staff.

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scouting.Appendix Everyone must have a completed and signed Annual Health and Medical Form.scouting.aspx You are able to fill out and file your Tour Permit online at: scoutnet.org/myscouting .org/media/forms. No physical = No participation! you can print the tour Permit and medical forms from the “Information Center” section at the Boy Scouts of America’s web site. http://www.

Accident insurance may be purchased from the Boy Scouts of America by individuals or units. Secondary coverage is usually offered by chartering organizations. Address.Primary health and accident insurance coverage is the responsibility of the individual. Secondary coverage is offered by the Boy Scouts of America as part of your registration. LDS Units have secondary coverage through their own ward Church Activity policy. The insurance information form below should be completed prior to camp and presented with other check-in materials. City Camp Fee Rank Medical Exam Insurance Company Insurance Information Policy # Medical Notes . Primary liability insurance is also the responsibility of the individual. Contact your local Boy Scout Service Center for details. Name.

Square Lashing . it is for exceptional Frontiersman.Clove Hitch .Diagonal Lashing .Bowline * Tie the following Lashings .frontiersman Program requirements Pioneer Level: * Earn the Totin’ Chip and keep all four corners intact * Tie the following knots and demonstrate their uses .Taut-Line Hitch .Timber Hitch . Magnifying Glass.Tripod Lashing * Participate in a Major Pioneering Project * Start a fire with Flint and Steel. * Have a personal interview with the Mountain Man Leader on the first day of camp * Be able to perform any Pioneer or Trapper skill at any time as requested * Start a fire using a Bow Drill * Make an authentic looking Mountain Man shirt * Cook a Dutch Oven dish of your choice * Make a trap or snare from Natural Materials.Square Knot . Not every Trapper becomes a Mountain Man. but DO NOT trap anything * Identify five animals by tracks or signs * Identify fifteen edible plants and explain how to prepare them * Shoot a good pattern with a Black Powder Rifle (5 shots on paper plate) * Encourage and assist one Pioneer in becoming a Trapper * Plan and supervise a major pioneering project * Know and live the Frontier Code * Help plan and supervise the Rendezvous .Sheet Bend . Hot Spark.Shear Lashing . foil or dishes except a knife * Start a fire with Flint and Steel or Bow Drill * Identify ten trail signs and track someone for half a mile following their trail * Identify ten wild edible plants and explain how to prepare them * Be able to demonstrate proper wilderness First Aid for any injury as requested * Learn to throw a Tomahawk and be able to cut a card within five throws * Help at least two Greenhorns successfully learn and demonstrate one Pioneer skill * Prepare and lead at least one Frontier Activity at the Rendezvous * Know and live the Frontier Code Mountain Man Level: The Mountain Man Bear Claws are given by the TIFIE Frontier Council in Recognition of skills and attitudes developed in the Outdoors and manifested in everyday activities.Round Turn with Two Half Hitches . or Bow Drill * Hike at least half a mile at night without a light * Play several Indian Games and teach one of them to your troop * Make or find an improvised shelter and sleep in it for one night * Make a possibles bag large enough to hold everything you need to survive and carry with you over the “Continental Divide” * Participate in at least one activity on the Rendezvous * Know from memory and explain in your own words the Frontier Code Trapper Level: * Be able to perform any Pioneer skill at any time as requested * Using poles and lashings make something useful for your campsite * Make an article of clothing or accessory for your Frontiersman Outfit * Cook a complete meal using no utensils. This award is given to Trappers who make the Frontier Code an important part of their lives. The Mountain Man is more a test of maturity and goes far beyond frontier skills.

unIt # _____________________________ CounCIl ____________________________ CamPsIte _________________________ hometoWn _________________________ sPonsor __________________________ sCoutmaster ______________________ Youth’s Name Home Phone # Parents Age Rank Adult’ Name Home Phone # Spouse Age What days in Camp .troop roster Please have the completed and ready to turn in when you arrive at camp.

.....tIfIe sCout CamP at mountaIn dell sCout ranCh sCout release reQuest Once Scouts have been officially checked into camp... sufficient information must be recorded attesting to the means of communication by which word arrived asking for the release of the Scout......... the BSA. they will only be permitted to leave upon written request of a parent or guardian with the Unit Leaders signed permission. in which case. Parent or Guardian Signature _______________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone (home) __________________________ Telephone (cell/work) ___________________________ Unit Leader’s Signature of Approval/Understanding _____________________________________________ .. scouts must check out with Camp headquarters Approval for TIFIE Scout Camp: ___________________________________________________________________ (Name) (Position) Departure Date _________________________________ Departure Time ____________________________ ( Will / Will not return) Date ____________________________ Time ______________________________ ......... it may not be possible for a parent or guardian to sign the release......... request Request is made that (Name or Names) ________________________________________________________ From Troop (Number) _________________ (Campsite) __________________________________________ (Sponsored by) ___________________________________________________________________________ be permitted to leave his unit with the following person ___________________________________________ for the following reason: ____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________ The Scout/Scouts will leave on: (Date) _______________________________ (Time) ___________________ and ( will / will not ) return by: (Date) _______________________________ (Time) ___________________ In signing this request for release...... the local BSA council...... In an emergency.. and the Scout parents or guardians acknowledge that the BSA or its representatives shall not be liable for any loss or injury to the Scout’s person or property.....Before leaving camp or unit....-... the Troop leaders.. Positive identification must be obtained of anyone picking a Scout up from camp..

Boy Scouts of America authorities may take such temporary measures as they deem necessary. It is further understood that. we will be notified immediately.reQuest for relIGIous exemPtIon FROM MEDICAL CARE AND TREATMENT We request that ____________________________________________age___________________ of (city)___________________________ . and during this Scout encampment. and we hereby release and agree to hold harmless the Boy Scouts of America and any of its officers. We understand that a medical evaluation and screening by a licensed health care practitioner is necessary to reduce the possibility of exposing other camp participants to a communicable disease. In the event that the undersigned cannot be located immediately. agents. from. In consideration of these exemptions. ____________________________ Signature of father (legal guardian) Date ________________________ ______________________________ Signature of Mother (legal guardian) Date __________________________ List telephone number (s) where either or both of the above signed legal guardians may be reached in the event of an emergency: Home ___________________________ Office ___________________________ Other ___________________________ . (state) ______________be exempt on religious grounds from all vaccinations and/or immunizations required for attendance to Camp _________________ operated by the __________________________Council. Boy Scouts of America. We further request that ____________________________ be exempted from all medical treatment en route to. it is understood that we accept complete responsibility for the health of this minor. and representatives from any liability that might arise during Scouting activities by virtue of this exemption. should an emergency arise.

swim 25 feet on the sur. Traditionally swim classification tests have only been conducted upon arrival at summer camp. Swim 75 yards in a strong manner using one or more of the following strokes: side stroke. If a scout is enrolling in an aquatics merit badge. or crawl. The 100 yards must be completed in one swim without stops and must include at least one sharp turn. Completing the check prior to camp will allow boys and leaders more time on Monday to acclimate themselves to camp. trudgen. level off and begin swimming. However. level off.face. Beginner Test • Jump feet first into water over the head in depth.Pre-Camp swim Check The swim classification of individuals participating in a Boy Scouts of America activity is a key element in both Safe Swim Defense. breaststroke. After completing the swim. the troop will need to complete the test during the Monday morning check-in from 9:00 to 12:00. there is no restriction that this be the only place the test is conducted. Who can administer the Swim Check? • Aquatics Instructor BSA • BSA Lifeguard • Certified Lifeguard (from a recognized agency) Swimmer Test • Jump feet first into water over the head in depth. then swim 25 yards using an easy. Troops are highly encouraged to conduct the swim check prior to their arrival at camp. The swim tests should be renewed annually. rest by floating. resume swimming as before and return to starting place. the aquatics director is expected to review or retest any Scout or Leader whose skills appear to be inconsistent with his or her classification. . Additionally anyone (Scout or Leader) who wishes to participate in aquatic activities must take the swim check. Non Swimmer • Cannot pass the beginner test. If the swim check is not completed prior to camp. Reasons for not passing the test • Diving in head-first • Underwater swimming • Dog paddling • Resting in the middle of the test • Treading water and not maintaining a forward motion • Not floating at the end of the test. Special Note: Although swim tests may be conducted prior to summer camp. resting backstroke. preferably at the beginning of each outdoor season. stop. turn sharply. they must take the swim check to fulfill the requirements of the merit badges.

11. 1 1 Rank Classification 16. 12. 1 1 1 0 1         0 Swimmer’s Nane Rank Classification .         10.tIfIe scout Camp swim Check roster Unit Number: __________ form invalid without a copy of a Certification Card attached Name of counselor/Lifeguard (please print): ___________________________________________ Signature of counselor/Lifeguard: ____________________________________________________ Level of certification: BSA Lifeguard Red Cross Lifeguard Other: ______________________ Certification Expiration: ___________________ (Please attach a copy of certification card) Pool Name and Location: ___________________________________________________________ Phone Num of Pool: _______________________________________________________________ Swimmer’s Name 1. 13.

fri. Wed thurs. and dried properly Food is stored properly Tables are washed Tents orderly and clean All equipment is neatly stored Sleeping bags aired out daily Tents are pitched properly No ditching around tents Scouts shirts are worn properly to flag ceremonies and campfires Scout pants or shorts worn to flag ceremonies and campfires Clothing is clean Personal hygiene is practiced Hair is combed or hat is worn Daily troop flag is held Patrol Leader’s Council is held Troop meeting is conducted by Senior Patrol Leader Daily uniform inspection held by Senior Patrol Leader Lights out by 10:30 PM vehicles in campsite Troop Friend Flag and Campfire Troop Friend Visit subtotal Campsite is clean from litter Axe Yard designated and clearly marked American flag is displayed properly Troop fireguard chart. Commissioner Inspection Poss Pts 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 10 10 10 .25 5 100 tues. fri. Wed thurs. sterilized. Grand total 200 .daily Inspection sheet No white gas or Coleman fuels store in Campsite Garbage in bags and hauled to dumpster daily Dishes washed.25 Y or N Y or N 100 tues. menus and daily rosters are posted No white gas stored in campsite Garbage in bags and hauled to dumpster daily No ditching around tents Scout shirts are worn properly to flag ceremonies and campfires Scout pants or shorts worn to flag ceremonies and campfires Clothing is clean Personal hygiene is practiced Hair is combed or hat is worn Attends daily flag ceremony Senior Patrol Leader is present for visitations Scoutmaster attends Scoutmaster meeting Lights out by 10:30 PM vehicles in campsite Senior Patrol Leader inspection completed subtotal BONUS POINTS Service Project or give service to another troop in camp Earn Coup Stick Other (as approved by commissioner) subtotal 30 10 10 10 sPl Inspection troop: Campsite: Poss Pts 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 10 10 5 5 .

Individual Camp schedule forms tIfIe scout Camp schedule for: times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm tuesday Wednesday thursday (Remember to schedule ALL sessions needed for each class or activity) tIfIe scout Camp schedule for: times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm tuesday Wednesday thursday (Remember to schedule ALL sessions needed for each class or activity) tIfIe scout Camp schedule for: times 9:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm tuesday Wednesday thursday (Remember to schedule ALL sessions needed for each class or activity) .

or physician’s assistant as appropriate for your state. Information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) may be found at http://www. see Scouting Safely online at http://www. Risk Factors Based on the vast experience of the medical community. such as backpacking trips. This form is to be filled out by participants and parents or guardians and kept on file for easy reference. where the level of activity is similar to that normally expended at home or at school. DO). such as day camp. swimming parties. . can agree to accept the responsibility of making sure a youth takes the necessary medication at the appropriate time. For frequently asked questions about this Annual Health and Medical Record. after obtaining all the necessary information. and Wood Badge training courses. Part C also includes the parental informed consent and hold harmless/release agreement (with an area for notarization if required by your state) as well as a talent release statement. Parts A and C are to be completed annually by all BSA unit members. such as a high-adventure trek. Also. but BSA does not mandate or necessarily encourage the leader to do so. • Excessive body weight • • • • • Heart disease Hypertension (high blood pressure) Diabetes Seizures Lack of appropriate immunizations • • • • • Asthma Sleep disorders Allergies/anaphylaxis Muscular/skeletal injuries Psychiatric/psychological and emotional difficulties For more information on medical risk factors. A leader. Service projects or work weekends may also fit this description. the Boy Scouts of America has established minimum standards for providing medical information prior to participating in various activities. or an overnight camp. day hikes.org. and conservation projects in remote areas. Adult unit leaders should review participants’ health histories and become knowledgeable about the medical needs of the youth members in their unit. It is to be completed and signed by a certified and licensed health-care provider—physician (MD. Note that unit leaders must always protect the privacy of unit participants by protecting their medical information.hipaa. Part B is required with parts A and C for any event that exceeds 72 consecutive hours. high-adventure activities.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety.scouting. the BSA has identified that the following risk factors may define your participation in various outdoor adventures. if state laws are more limiting.Annual Health and Medical Record (Valid for 12 calendar months) Medical Information The Boy Scouts of America recommends that all youth and adult members have annual medical evaluations by a certified and licensed health-care provider.aspx.org. jamborees. In an effort to provide better care to those who may become ill or injured and to provide youth members and adult leaders a better understanding of their own physical capabilities. Those standards are offered below in one three-part medical form.scouting. Medical information required includes a current health history and list of medications. The level of activity ranges from what is normally expended at home or at school to strenuous activity such as hiking and backpacking. Prescriptions The taking of prescription medication is the responsibility of the individual taking the medication and/or that individual’s parent or guardian. or when the nature of the activity is strenuous and demanding. It is important to note that the height/weight limits must be strictly adhered to if the event will take the unit beyond a radius wherein emergency evacuation is more than 30 minutes by ground transportation. nurse practitioner. they must be followed. Other examples include tour camping. and where medical care is readily available. Both parts are required for all events that do not exceed 72 consecutive hours. visit Scouting Safely on www.

see Scouting Safely on Scouting. ___________________ Social Security No. (If additional space is needed. including inhalers and EpiPens. notify: Name _________________________________________________________________________________ Relationship _____________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Home phone _________________________________________ Business phone _______________________________ Cell phone ___________________________________________ Alternate contact _________________________________________________________________________ Alternate’s phone ___________________________________________________ MEDICAL HISTORY Are you now. Yes No Date Tetanus ____________________________ Pertussis __________________________ Diptheria __________________________ Measles ___________________________ Mumps ____________________________ Rubella ____________________________ Polio _______________________________ Chicken pox_______________________ Hepatitis A ________________________ Hepatitis B ________________________ Influenza __________________________ Other (i. NP.” In case of emergency. digestive) Surgery Serious injury Other Explain Allergies or Reaction to: Medication _______________________________________ Food..) Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO. CAD. or PA Signature Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO. (optional. NP... HIB) ___________________ Exemption to immunizations claimed.e. sleep apnea) GI problems (i. ___________________________________________ Unit No. STATE “NONE. Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO. ADD) Bleeding disorders Fainting spells Thyroid disease Kidney disease Sickle cell disease Seizures Sleep disorders (i. Tetanus immunization must have been received within the last 10 years. or Insect Bites ____________________ ____________________________________________________ Immunizations: The following are recommended by the BSA. You SHOULD NOT STOP taking any maintenance medication. NP. NP. may be required by medical facilities for treatment) _______________________ Religious preference ______________________________ Health/accident insurance company __________________________________________________________ Policy No. NP. or PA Signature Temporary Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary Permanent NOTE: Be sure to bring medications in the appropriate containers.: ___________________ Annual BSA Health and Medical Record Part A GENERAL INFORMATION Name ___________________________________________________________________ Date of birth ________________________________ Age _____________ Male Female Address _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Grade completed (youth only) __________ City _____________________________________________________________________ State ____________ Zip ____________________________ Phone No.e. ________________________________________________________ ATTACH A PHOTOCOPY OF BOTH SIDES OF INSURANCE CARD (SEE PART C). IF FAMILY HAS NO MEDICAL INSURANCE. If had disease.) Inhalers and EpiPen information must be included. or PA Signature Temporary Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary Permanent Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO.e. as well as the immunization exemption form. NP. please photocopy this part of the health form. If immunized.. Plants. (For more information about immunizations. check the box and the year received. or PA Signature Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO. ADHD. . abdominal. ________________________________ Unit leader ______________________________________________________ Council name/No. or have you ever been treated for any of the following: Yes No Condition Asthma Diabetes Hypertension (high blood pressure) Heart disease (i.Last name: ________________________________ DOB: ______________ Allergies: __________________ Emergency contact No.. and make sure that they are NOT expired. MI) Stroke/TIA COPD Ear/sinus problems Muscular/skeletal condition Menstrual problems (women only) Psychiatric/psychological and emotional difficulties Learning disorders (i.org.e. put “D” and the year.e. even if they are for occasional or emergency use only. or PA Signature Medication _____________________________ Strength ________ Frequency ____________ Approximate date started ________________ Reason for medication ___________________ ________________________________________ Distribution approved by: ____________________ / ___________________ Parent signature MD/DO. CHF. or PA Signature MEDICATIONS List all medications currently used.

use of medications to control diabetes. ➔ For scuba. asthma.) Normal Eyes Ears Nose Throat Lungs Heart Abdomen Genitalia Skin Emotional adjustment Other Contacts Dentures Braces Inguinal hernia Medical equipment (i. visit www. asthma. examined this person. zip _________________________________________________________________ Office phone __________________________________________________________________ Date _____________________________________________________________________________ Height (inches) 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 & over Recommended Weight (lbs) 132-188 136-194 140-199 144-205 148-210 152-216 156-222 160-228 164-234 170-240 Allowable Exception 189-226 195-233 200-239 206-246 211-252 217-260 223-267 229-274 235-281 241-295 Maximum Acceptance 226 233 239 246 252 260 267 274 281 295 This table is based on the revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans from the U.S. Enforcing this limit is strongly encouraged for all other events. of Agriculture and the Dept. type of reaction. To Health Care Provider: Restricted approval includes: ➔ Uncontrolled heart disease. reviewed the health history. Height (inches) 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 Recommended Weight (lbs) 97-138 101-143 104-148 107-152 111-157 114-162 118-167 121-172 125-178 129-185 Allowable Exception 139-166 144-172 149-178 153-183 158-189 163-195 168-201 173-207 179-214 186-220 Maximum Acceptance 166 172 178 183 189 195 201 207 214 220 Provider printed name ______________________________________________________ Signature _______________________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________________ City. oxygen) Negative Positive Explain Yes No Abnormal Explain Any Abnormalities Range of Mobility Knees (both) Ankles (both) Spine Normal Abnormal Explain Any Abnormalities Tuberculosis (TB) skin test (if required by your state for BSA camp staff) Allergies (to what agent. state. treatment): __________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I certify that I have. DO). nurse practitioners. Dept.cdc. or hypertension. ➔ Orthopedic injuries not cleared by a physician. and approve this individual for participation in: Hiking and camping Competitive activities Sports Horseback riding Cold-weather activity (<10°F) Backpacking Swimming/water activities Scuba diving Mountain biking Wilderness/backcountry treks Climbing/rappelling Challenge (“ropes”) course Specify restrictions (if none.gov. CPAP. and physician’s assistants. Part B Last name: _________________________________________ DOB: ___________________ .e.Part B PHYSICAL EXAMINATION Height ____________ Weight ____________ % body fat ___________ Meets height/weight limits Blood pressure ___________ Pulse ____________ Yes No Individuals desiring to participate in any high-adventure activity or event in which emergency evacuation would take longer than 30 minutes by ground transportation will not be permitted to do so if they exceed the height/weight limits as documented in the table at the bottom of this page or if during a physical exam their health care provider determines that body fat percentage is outside the range of 10 to 31 percent for a woman or 2 to 25 percent for a man. or seizures. ➔ Poorly controlled diabetes. of Health & Human Services.. so state) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Certified and licensed health-care providers recognized by the BSA to perform this exam include physicians (MD. ➔ Newly diagnosed seizure events (within 6 months). ➔ Uncontrolled psychiatric disorders. but it is not mandatory. (For healthy height/weight guidelines. today.

_____________________________________________________________________ 3. 164. _____________________________________________________________________ 2. and treatment provided for purposes of medical evaluation of the participant. Participant’s name ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Participant’s signature ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Parent/guardian’s signature ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (if under the age of 18) Date ________________________________________________ Attach copy of insurance card (front and back) here. If required by your state.501. I approve the sharing of the information on this form with BSA volunteers and professionals who need to know of medical situations that might require special consideration for the safe conducting of Scouting activities. I release the Boy Scouts of America. etc. volunteers. or other organizations associated with the activity from any and all claims or liability arising out of this participation. if any information I/we have provided is found to be inaccurate. exhibit. and/or determination of the participant’s ability to continue in the program activities. Please include a telephone number. I hereby authorize the reproduction. _____________________________________________________________________ I understand that.) 1. or injections of medication for me or my child. including hospitalization. I understand that every effort will be made to contact the individual listed as the emergency contact person. copyright. SKU 34605 BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane P. Yes No Adults NOT authorized to take youth to and from the event: 1. and/or distribution of said photographs/ film/videotapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of the Boy Scouts of America. Texas 75015-2079 http://www. Box 152079 Irving.Part C Informed Consent and Hold Harmless/Release Agreement I understand that participation in Scouting activities involves a certain degree of risk. the local council. broadcast. including examination findings..F. permission is hereby given to the medical provider selected by the adult leader in charge to secure proper treatment. the activity coordinators. and I hereby release the Boy Scouts of America. related parties.O. sale. use the space provided here for notarization.R. and all employees. 9/2009 . _____________________________________________________________________ 3. Without restrictions. follow-up and communication with the participant’s parents or guardian. §§160. and I specifically waive any right to any compensation I may have for any of the foregoing. or other organizations associated with the activity from any and all liability from such use and publication. it may limit and/or eliminate the opportunity for participation in any event or activity. and all employees. _____________________________________________________________________ 2. anesthesia. the activity coordinators. _____________________________________________________________________ Adults authorized to take youth to and from the event: (You must designate at least one adult. as amended from time to time. test results. the local council. With special considerations or restrictions (list) ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I hereby assign and grant to the local council and the Boy Scouts of America the right and permission to use and publish the photographs/ film/videotapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings made of me or my child at all Scouting activities.org 7 30176 34605 2 34605 2009 Printing Part C Last name: _________________________________________ DOB: ___________________ Rev. volunteers. seq. surgery. I understand that participation in these activities is entirely voluntary and requires participants to abide by applicable rules and standards of conduct. Medical providers are authorized to disclose to the adult in charge Protected Health Information/ Confidential Health Information (PHI/CHI) under the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. In case of an emergency involving me or my child.103. electronic storage. I have carefully considered the risk involved and have given consent for myself and/or my child to participate in these activities. related parties. 45 C.scouting. In the event that this person cannot be reached.

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