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Scouting Skills - November 2015

Who:    Registered Scouts and Scouters

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

When:  November 13 - 15, 2015

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

Why:    To have fun, of course!!

Cost:    $35 per Scout, $15 per Adult

Departure: Otter Lake Elementary on Friday, November 13th at 6:00pm. Eat supper before arriving.

Returning: Sunday around 12pm. Scouts will be dropped off at their homes.

Sign-up: Sign-up sheet will be at the troop meetings. Cancellations after November 10th will be charged $35.

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:

Scouts/Adults 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)

Mesh bag with drawstring for holding/drying mess kit

Water bottle – squeeze-type

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Smellables (personal hygiene):


Soap and washcloth

Personal medication