scouts bsa Troop 11 | Houston, texas

How to Be a Patrol Quartermaster

On the Wednesday night before a campout, each patrol must send a patrol quartermaster to the Scout Shed in order to load patrol gear for the campout. The following equipment and supplies should be gathered, checked, and loaded.

Tents

  • 1 tent for every 2 boys under the rank of First Class plus 20% additional tents, minimum 1 extra, just in case. Each one should have the following:
    • Tent
    • Ground cloth
    • Fly
    • Poles 
    • Stakes

Patrol Equipment

  • Patrol flag
  • Stove
  • Stove fuel connector
  • Stove stand (optional)
  • Propane fuel
  • Propane hoses
  • Dutch oven (optional)
  • Charcoal (optional)
  • Charcoal grill (optional)
  • Pitulator/handwasher
  • Tables
  • Water jug
  • Cooler(s)
  • Dry boxes (for food storage)
  • Propane lantern (optional)
  • Dining fly with telescoping poles

Cook Kit

  • Stainless pots and lids kit (8 pieces)
  • 2 frying pans, aluminum, Teflon
  • Griddle
  • Coffee pot (optional)
  • 3 large stainless bowls
  • Plastic cutting board
  • Colander/strainer (optional)
  • Pitcher (optional)

Chef's Kit

  • Green cloth cover
  • Plastic spatula (do not use metal spatulas because they scar the pans)
  • Big plastic spoon (do not use metal spoons because they scar the pans)
  • Plastic slotted spoon
  • Paring knife
  • Large knife
  • Ladle
  • Tongs
  • Cheese grater (optional)
  • Can opener
  • Veggie peeler, stainless only
  • Aluminum pot gripper

Other

  • Salt, pepper, other spices (keep in sturdy ziplock bag)
  • BLUE scrubbing sponge (not green which will scratch Teflon)
  • Dish soap
  • Sterilizing tablets for dishwater
  • Matches (keep in sturdy ziplock bag)
  • 4 measuring cups, plastic
  • 4 measuring spoons, plastic
  • 8 stainless steel plates
  • 8 forks and spoons
  • Heavy duty aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • All purpose paper (toilet paper)
  • Garbage bags
  • Nonstick spray (like PAM)
  • Duct tape
  • Hand sanitizer

NO BLEACH SHOULD BE IN ANY PATROL BOX. STORE IT IN THE CHARCOAL CHIMNEYS AT THE FRONT OF THE TRAILER



Scouts BSA Troop 11
First Presbyterian Church Houston
5300 S Main St, Houston, TX 77004

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