Quartermaster's Shakedown Activity for Boy Scouts

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This Activity is meant for Boy Scouts.
all the camping gear a patrol would take on a weekend campout
Goal: Inventory all the troop's gear in a fun, rewarding way.

Instructions: Every patrol gathers all of its tents, tarps, patrol box, flag, sleeping bags, packs, and whatever else they need as if they are heading out on a weekend campout.
Each patrol is given an area in which they are to set up camp.
At the 'GO' signal, each patrol lays out their camp, defines firering, sets up tents, and puts personal sleeping gear in tents.

Rather than having a race to see who finishes first, set an alloted time of 20 minutes to complete the task. When time is up, unbiased judges (or all patrol leaders) check each campsite for quality.

During the activity, the Quartermaster can be taking an inventory. Missing items since the last inventory can be replaced, but will cost a deduction in that patrol's score.

Scoring: Some possible things to check on:
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