Spring Campout

May 20, 2017 – May 21, 2017 all-day
SCCPOA Campground
24098 Deer Path Rd
Saratoga, CA 95070

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, including dinner Saturday night.

Saturday night dinner
The Tiger den will be taking care of  the main dish,  but please bring a side dish big enough to feed ten people and your own drinks.
Bears to set up and tear down kitchen.

Sunday morning breakfast
Webelos to cook breakfast burritos (eggs, tortillas, cheese). Lions to provide pastries and fruit. Wolves to provide drinks (Juice, Milk, Hot Cocoa).
Lions/Wolves to set up and tear down kitchen.

* Please bring your own re-usable camping plates / utensils / cups to minimize waste. The pack has a dish wash and sterilize station for washing.



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

3:30pm: Raise the flag ceremony
Boys should be in their Class A uniforms.

3:30 – 4:30pm: Free time/Activities

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
  • And don’t forget the kids!