Fall Campout

October 21, 2017 – October 22, 2017 all-day
ABC Campsite
7850 Pole Line Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076

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. 

5:30pm: Dinner

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.

8:30am: 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
  • 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!