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Spring 2014 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 Collin County Adventure Camp near Anna for a great scouting weekend!

Other camping activities typically include:
-Campfire Program
-Dutch oven cooking
-Sports
-Leave no trace
-Flashlight tag
-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!

We will have access to a cabin which has shower facilities.  If you do not want to camp in the tent, you are welcome to share the cabin (which has 2 sides).


WHEN

Date: Friday May 2nd through, Sunday May 4th, 2014
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 April 28th!

WHERE:
Collin County Adventure Camp.
1180 W. Houston St.
Anna, TX 75409
214-667-5600

Map is here. (about 40 minutes away from Sachse)


HOW MUCH:
The pack pays for the campsite, dinner, lunch and 2 breakfast meals, BB gun and archery range.
Other activities such as zip line and rock wall will be extra.


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 pavilion 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 2014


















Amphitheater at Lindberg Lake

















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