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Basic Skills

Who:    Registered Scouts and Scouters

What:   Learning basic outdoor skills of scouting and enjoying the outdoors

When:  March 29 - April 1, 2011

Where: Fred C. Anderson Scout Reservation, Wisconsin (less than 1 hour)

Why:    To have fun, of course!!

Cost:    $30 per Scout, $15 per Adult

Departure: Tamarack Nature Center Parking Lot on Friday, March 29th at 6:00pm. Eat supper before arriving.

Returning: Sunday around 1pm. Scouts will be dropped off at their homes.

Sign-up: Sign-up sheet will be at the troop meetings. Cancellations after March 26th will be charged $30.

This camp trip will consist of a lot of outdoor activities.  The scouts will be camping in the Adirondack Cabins, or in troop tents if they arrange ahead of time.

Wear Class A uniform with a Class B underneath for traveling

Check the weather forecast to see how cold it might get and pack accordingly.

If you have any questions, ask us at the troop meeting, or call MarySue Abel at 651 253-0134. (email:

Link to the signup sheet page.

If you are not on the list and would like to attend contact Quintin.

Scouts should bring:

Complete change of clothes and extra socks

2 underwear

2 pair pants

1 pair shorts (if weather appropriate)

2 shirts

Sweatshirt or jacket

Closed toe shoes

Sleeping clothes

Sleeping bag


Scout book



Mess kit, cup, knife, fork and spoon (plastic recommended)

Water bottle – squeeze-type

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Smellables (personal hygiene):


Soap and washcloth

Personal medication