Quivira Council - SW Spring Camporee - Slim Gieser Best Patrol Competition

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SW Spring Camporee - Slim Gieser Best Patrol Competition

Event Details

SW Spring Camporee - Slim Gieser Best Patrol Competition .... April 30 - May 2 @ QSR

Patrol Competitor: $25 / per person > Scout or Adult

Non-Competitor: $10 per person > Scout or Adult



A spring camporee that will test the abilities of 10 Patrols in their mastery of Scout Skills in a day-long competition that will involve 8 different mystery events that have been taken from Scouting material that are based on “Basic Scouting Skills.” Other Scouts will have the ability to participate in Journalism or Photography merit badges while the competition Patrol is on the course.

The Patrol may bring any equipment that they think they might need for the competition.  All equipment must be carried by the Patrol (such as in a backpack) and any gear that the Patrol starts with must be carried throughout the entire competition.

Scouts not competing in the competition will have the ability to participate in either the Journalism or Photography Merit Badges.

Competition Patrol Size:
2 adults, 6 youth (if a participant is 18 or over, they are an adult for the event)  All participants must be Blue Swimmers

Units are responsible for own food.

Refunds are not available for this event but may be transferred to another Scout or Adult under same registration.

Liability, as well as Sickness and Accident insurance provided for all registered youth and adult members of Quivira Council. All participants must fill out and have Covid-19 Waiver form turned in at check-in by Unit leader.

Limitations: Due to planned COVID restrictions, the competition is being limited to 12 competing Patrols and the Troops/Crews/Posts that the Patrols are representing.

Need more informaion? Contact:

Nathan McClure,  South Winds District Program Chair nathanmcclure75@gmail.com


Event Background: Slim Gieser was an important leader in Quivira Council from 1987 through 2019.  During his time he took several contingencies to National Jamborees, taught Wood Badge, involved himself in District and Council level positions, and always advocated for Scouts to be held to a higher standard.  In his memory, this “Best Patrol Competition” will be focused on the outdoor skills that he believed all Scouts should master.

When & Where
Quivira Scout Ranch
Friday 04-30-2021 5:00 PM CT to
Sunday 05-02-2021 3:00 PM CT
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