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:
- There is no potable water on site. Bring enough water for you and your family for the weekend.
- Bring materials to make an egg container for the egg launch. Details below.
- Saturday night dinner: The Bears den will be taking care of the main dish, but please bring a side dish big enough to feed ten people.
Tigers to set up and tear down kitchen.
- Sunday morning breakfast: Wolves to cook breakfast burritos (eggs, tortillas, cheese). Webelos to provide pastries and fruit. Webelos 2 to provide drinks (Juice, Milk, Hot Cocoa).
Lions to set up and tear down kitchen.
12:00 – 2:00pm: Arrive and setup tents
Remember to bring a tarp to place under your tent – ground can be rocky
2:00 – 3:30pm: Free time/Activities
3:00 – 3:30 pm: Build egg toss / egg launch holders for eggs
Egg goes into a container built on site then it’s launched from a catapult. If your egg survives your distance counts in the competition. Bring foam pads, bubble wrap, tape, etc to make eg container. We provide the eggs!!!
3:30pm: Raise the flag ceremony
Boys should be in their Class A uniforms.
3:30 – 4:30pm: Egg launch competition
4:30 – 5:30pm: Clean up and set up for dinner.
Bring your washable plates – pack will have a washing station setup. Please try to avoid paper plates; we are packing out our own trash.
6:30pm: Clean up
7:00pm: Strike the colors and start camp fire
7:30pm: Camp fire
One skit and one song per den followed by a quick night hike and SMORES.
9:00pm: Brush teeth and kids to bed.
9:45pm: Adult meeting at camp fire.
Sunrise – 8:00am: Pack up your gear.
8:00am: Set up for breakfast.
9:00am: Site clean up and depart.
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
- Pillows (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
- Bag for dirty clothes
- Sun block and a hat
- Paper towels
- Rope for a clothes line (to hold your towel)
- 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!