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Fishing Campout, August 10-12, 2012

Who:    Scouts and Scouters who are not attending Philmont

What:   This camp trip will consist of a lot of outdoor activities, including fishing in the Mississippi River with fishing pro Dave Genz.  We will also go swimming at nearby Warner Lake County Park.

When:  August 10-12, 2012

Where: At a campsite right on the Mississippi River near Clearwater (just south of St. Cloud)

Why:    To have fun, of course!!

Cost:    $30 per Scout, $15 per Adult

Departure: Otter Lake School parking lot on Friday, August 10th at 6:00pm. Eat supper before arriving.  Class A uniform required for traveling.

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 August 7th will be charged $30.

Wear Class A uniform with a Class B underneath for traveling

Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.

If you have any questions, ask us at the troop meeting or call Roger Scherping at 651 247-1993 (email:

If you are not on the list and would like to attend contact Brendan (email:

Scouts/Adults should bring:

Fishing gear

Complete change of clothes and extra socks

2 underwear

2 pair pants

2 pairs shorts 

2 shirts

Sweatshirt or jacket


Swimsuit and towel

Closed toe shoes, water 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