Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Keywords

database  

Latest topics
» Culture Rot
by RRCmdrBennett July 13th 2018, 11:21 am

» July 2018 thread
by RRCmdrBennett July 10th 2018, 12:35 pm

» Bad News from my Eagle Scout
by Claymore July 8th 2018, 4:04 pm

» Andaste District Boy Scout Event Coordinator Position
by Roguedawg July 6th 2018, 11:13 pm

» June 2018 Thread
by ccm2361 July 5th 2018, 3:48 pm

» Man of the House
by joecool June 12th 2018, 6:55 pm

» Event Food Calculator or Shopping List maker
by RRCmdrBennett June 10th 2018, 1:56 am

» May 2018 Thread
by Mark Jones June 1st 2018, 7:11 am

» Daniel Boone Chapter FCF Spring Outing and Frontier Adventure
by Mark Jones May 27th 2018, 9:34 am

Statistics
We have 72 registered users
The newest registered user is outpost26

Our users have posted a total of 13941 messages in 747 subjects

Survival Retreat

Go down

Survival Retreat

Post by joecool on April 11th 2018, 11:00 pm

The forecast for tomorrow is stormy, alternating between rain and snow. Just in time for the first day of our overnight "survival" retreat. 55 high school boys and girls, along with 9 staff members, will travel an hour north and into the hills. Fortunately, this Christian retreat center is somewhat civilized, so we'll all have roofs over our heads.

The theme is survival, and we have training and competition in the areas of map-reading, building shelters and fires, and time on a shooting range. A soon-to-be married couple, both former graduates of our school, will also talk to the kids about surviving college and the world.

Really looking forward to it.
fire

joecool
Star member
Star member

Posts : 1746
Join date : 2013-10-28

Back to top Go down

Re: Survival Retreat

Post by Mark Jones on April 12th 2018, 12:41 pm

Sounds like a cool camp. One really never knows what the name means unless you look at the class outline.

Case in point last week they had a Church Safety advertised on our Ranger Facebook page. It was a great Church Safety Conference but it was not the Official "Ranger Safety" program that is a requirement for RMA and it has had so many names now I can't remember it...GRIN! ahhh. I got it right.

So much good stuff out there. I have gleaned so much cool stuff from YouTube that our SAC camp will be teaching not only the Ranger Merits it will also have some urban fire starting methods as well.

I hope you guys take some pictures and promote it. These kind of camps need to be well attended. You guys don't have the benefit of our warmer temps so I can see where a roof and heat is real Surviving up North.

We had snow on the ground last week and ice on our windshields this week. Hopefully it will warm up a bit by next Friday.
Good stuff keep it up. What's it cost?

Mark Jones
avatar
Mark Jones
Star member
Star member

Posts : 1690
Join date : 2013-05-16
Age : 59
Location : Springfield Missouri

http://readyrangers.tzo.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Survival Retreat

Post by joecool on April 13th 2018, 6:05 pm

Mark Jones wrote:...some urban fire starting methods as well.

I am NOT touching that one.

The kids raised a bunch of money giftwrapping at a sports store over the holidays, so we only charged them 5$ apiece. It started snowing as soon as we got off pavement, and by nightfall we had 6 inches. We did all the first day activities as planned, let them stay up super late and let them sleep in. Did some inside stuff today, had a snowball fight, packed up, cleaned up, and got off the mountain.

God was there.

joecool
Star member
Star member

Posts : 1746
Join date : 2013-10-28

Back to top Go down

Re: Survival Retreat

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum