Who Get Permission Slips in Camping & High Adventure Posted August 28, 2006 I don't like open ended permission slips. Know of a troop that got themselves in trouble with one once. Mom and dad were going to be out of town the weekend of a camping trip. Kid was told he could not go and was to stay with an aunt. Kid showed up for the trip with his gear. Didn't tell aunt where he was going. When he didn't come home after school that Friday she called parents. They got in touch with SM. Kid was in trouble but they were also upset with SM because they hadn't signed a permission slip for him to go. We give the boys permission slips the meeting day before the trip. Then we also have blank copies that can be signed when they are dropped off.