Fall Campout

When:
October 15, 2016 – October 16, 2016 all-day
2016-10-15T00:00:00-07:00
2016-10-17T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Camp Chesebrough (Lower Camp aka Shingle Mill)
26005 CA-9
Los Gatos, CA 95033
USA
Cost:
Free

Spending time outdoors is a Cub Scout tradition and is a great way for family and friends to enjoy quality time together.

Things to know:

  • Friday night is Webelos only! Saturday night, is for the rest of the pack.
  • Dinner Saturday Night:  The Bear Den will be taking care of  the main dish,  but please bring a side dish big enough to feed ten people.   More details below…
  • Sunday morning breakfast will be provided by the Wolf and Webelos Dens.
  • There will be a number of organized activities.  One of them will be to toss and launch eggs.  Bring some building materials as described below.
  • Campground map

Schedule

Saturday

12:00 to 2:00 pm arrive and setup tents

Remember to bring a tarp to place under your tent – ground can be rocky

2:00 – 3:00 pm : Free Time

3:00 – 3:30 pm : Build egg toss / egg launch holders for eggs (egg goes into holder then its launched for distance – egg must survive) (egg toss, toss egg in homebuilt container without dropping / breaking the egg)

Bring foam pads, bubble wrap, tape, etc to make something.   We provide the eggs!!!  Must build / install egg on site.

3:30 Colors – Raise the Flag W2

3:30 – 4:30 pm : egg launch and egg toss

Egg launch for distance

Egg toss

4:30 – 5:30 :  clean up and get setup for dinner

Bring side dishes and drinks please – Bears will be BBQ-ing a great main dish!

Bring your washable plates – pack will have a washing station setup.  Please try to avoid paper plates; we are packing out our own trash. 

5:30 EAT

6:30 cleanup

7:00 :  Strike the Colors – Wolves;  Start Camp Fire – W2

7:30 Campfire

One Skit and one song per den

‘SMORES

9:00 end of camp fire – time to brush teeth

9:45 adult meeting at campfire circle

 Sunday

Sun-up to 8:00 AM pack up

8:00 AM Pack Breakfast provided by Webelos and Wolves

8:30 EAT

What to bring camping:

  • Your spouse and kids
  • Tent (with tarp for the ground, door mat to keep it clean inside and a chair to place outside your door)
  • Sleeping bags and sleeping pad
  • PILLOW (keeps the neck straight the next day)
  • Fuzzy bunny slippers for in the tent (if needed)
  • Cooler for drinks, H20 is number one!   Other drinks OK.
  • Camping plates / utensils / cups (pack has a dish wash and sterilize station for washing)
  • One extra trash bag to keep the area clean
  • Cooking pans / stove / utensils / cooking stove if you have one
  • Soap
  • Bag for dirty clothes
  • Flashlight
  • Sun block and a hat
  • Towel
  • Paper Towels
  • Rope for a clothes line (to hold your towel)
  • Snacks
  • Side Dish for dinner
  • Food for den breakfast
  • Extra clothes, socks, etc…uniforms for Scouts.
  • Some wood for the camp fire (each den please have one family bring a box of wood)
  • What ever else you need for a great night of camping
  • Foam, tape, etc. to build a container for the egg launch
  • And don’t forget the kids!