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Spring-Family-Campout

WHO:
The Spring Family Campout is open to all Registered Pack 243 Cub Scouts, their parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members. All Cub Scouts must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

WHAT:

Come one come all to our annual Spring Campout! We'll be going to Brockdale Park at Blackland Prairie Raptor Centor near Allen for a great weekend!

Other camping activities typically include:
-Birds of Prey Presentation 10AM
-Campfire Program
-Scavenger Hunt
-a Hike
And more (plus chances to earn a beltloop)

Not wanting to stay the night?  That's OK! Just come by for the day, stay for dinner and the campfire!

WHEN
Date: Friday, June 9th through, Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Time: Friday afternoon until Sunday late morning                                                                                                                                                                                                               
RSVP below as soon as possible!!!  We ask for an RSVP because "A scout is thrifty" and we would like to spend the hard earned funds wisely on the food and site reservations.
RSVP no later than June 5th!

WHERE:
1625 Brockdale Park
Allen, Texas 75002
469-964-9696

Map is here. (about 25 minutes away from Sachse) 
HOW MUCH:
The pack pays for the campsitedinner, lunch and 2 breakfast meals

Things to bring:
Suggestions of items to pack:
    
Each Person:
Sleeping bag
Sleeping pad (for comfort – foam, cot, etc)
Camp chair
Fork, knife, spoon, plate, cup (1)
Flashlight, at least one – with extra batteries
Clothes
Extra Socks
Hat
Appropriate Cub Scout Book
Cub Scout/Cub Scout leader uniform (Field(A) & Activity(B) shirt)
Pajamas or sleepwear
Jacket, gloves, and warm cap, as required
by weather
Durable, closed toed shoes
Canteen or water bottle
Toiletries
No electronic games, etc.
Each Family:
Tent
Tent stakes
Rubber mallet
Ground cloth
Camp chair(s)
Bug spray
Sun screen
Toilet paper
Igloo cooler
First Aid Kit
Binoculars / Telescopes
Nature guides / Books/ Identification Charts
Fishing gear!!

The pack will provide food and drinks for the meals noted, however you may want to bring any special snacks as well as extra drinks for your family.

The pack will NOT provide dinner on Friday night, each family is responsible for that.  We will have stoves setup so you can heat up something if needed.

Bring camp chairs for all your family, there is limited to no benches at the picnic area we will be at!

Notes:
EACH SCOUT SHOULD HAVE A MEDICAL FORM FILLED OUT BEFORE THE CAMPOUT!  IT CAN BE FOUND HERE.
Families can put them in sealed envelopes if they are concerned about personal information and we will only open them in case of emergency then return them at the end of the campout.  Signed forms are good for one year.

General camping Guidelines are here.


Spring Campout 2017



























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