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Uniform and Equipment

Uniform

Each Scout must have an official Boy Scout uniform.

The Field uniform - Official BSA
(Also known as Class A)

Shirt—khaki, long or short sleeve with American Flag patch and red shoulder loops

Patches: Great Sauk Trail Council Strip
             Troop number 457 (can be purchased from Adv. Chair)
             Patrol mascot patch
             World Crest
             Rank patch
             Leadership position patch (if applicable)
             Note: Arrow of Light patch may be worn on shirt
             Patch placement is illustrated in the Boy Scout Handbook

Neckerchief and slide (optional)

Scout Hat—BSA ball cap style is troop’s official hat (optional)

BSA belt—green web or other BSA belt

Pants—olive green BSA pants or shorts

Socks—BSA with shorts; dark or BSA with pants

Boy Scout Uniform placement of insignia inspection sheet (PDF)

Male Adult Leader Uniform placement of insignia inspection sheet (PDF)

Female Adult Leader Uniform placement of insignia inspection sheet (PDF)

 

Activity Uniform - Troop
(Also known as Class B uniform)

Red Troop 457 t-shirt or sweatshirt (ordered every year by troop)

Plain red t-shirt can be used if custom shirts are not available

BSA uniforms can be purchased locally at the Ann Arbor Scout Shop , Dunham’s, mail-ordered through J.C. Penney, or purchased Online at http://www.scoutstuff.org

 

Uniform Exchange

The troop maintains a uniform exchange and encourages Scouts and Scouters to use it, both for obtaining uniform items as needed as well as recycling items that no longer fit or used. Please launder items before donating them.

 


Equipment

 

The troop furnishes tents, patrol cooking gear and a number of other shared items. Each Scout should have their own personal gear: See the list of stores that provide discounts for Scouts.

Proper uniform and clothes

Flashlight

Boy Scout Handbook

Rain gear/poncho

Sleeping bag with stuff sack

Water bottle/canteen

Sleeping pad (moisture barrier)

Compass and pocket knife

Mess kit with utensils

Personal first aid kit

Backpack or duffel

8 x 10’ poly tarp

All personal gear should be marked with the Scout’s name. The troop is not responsible for loss or damage to personal gear.

THE LIST OF GEAR TO BRING ON CAMPOUTS IS IN THE BOY SCOUT HANDBOOK, PAGES 224 & 225.

 


Ann Arbor Scout Shop and Service Center

Please find us at our temporary home starting September 9th:

1665 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI  48105

P:  734-971-7100

New# Fax:  734-332-3488

Office hours:  8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday
Scout Shop hours:  8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday

http://www.michiganscouting.org/SouthernShores/About/

 

 

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