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Namekagon Canoe Trip - September Family Campout Opportunity

Who: Registered Scouts and Scouting Families of BOTH Troop 494 AND Pack 437!!!

   What: Canoeing down the Namekogan River and Camping!
  
  When: Friday, September 6th -- Sunday, September 8th

 Where: Howell Landing Primitive Group Campsite Near Trego, WI

  Why? Because it's what Scouts do to have fun!!!

 Estimated Cost: $60 per Participant, Scout or Family member

DEPARTURE: MEET AT OTTER LAKE ELEMENTARY FRIDAY 9/6 AT 6PM [EAT SUPPER BEFOREHAND!]

RETURNING: SUNDAY AROUND 2PM. SCOUTS WILL BE DROPPED OFF AT THEIR HOMES

Sign up:  Sign up online or at the troop meeting. SIGNUP DEADLINE IS THURSDAY AUGUST 22ND.
                Cancellations after Tuesday September 3rd will be charged the full $55 rate.

This trip will consist of canoeing and camping. Each participant can bring their own (clearly labelled) life jacket. Life Jackets will be available from the outfitter. The scouts will be camping in troop tents. Families are encouraged to bring their own tents.

Scouts should bring:

Complete change of clothes and extra socks

2 underwear

2 pair shorts

1 pair long pants

2 shirts

One complete set of non-cotton clothes for in the canoe: polyester, poly-pro, wool or nylon

Swimsuit

Beach Towel

Sweatshirt or lightweight jacket

Closed toe shoes – dry for in camp

Sandals or water shoes

Sleeping clothes

Rain Gear

Sleeping bag

Pillow

Sleeping pad

Flashlight

Pocketknife

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

Water bottle

Life jacket (optional)

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes


Smellables (personal hygiene):

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Soap and washcloth

Sunscreen and bug spray

Personal medication


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 Stephen Kringle at 651-528-9422 or email me at smkringle@gmail.com

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Eric Bergquist,
Jul 3, 2016, 6:18 PM
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Eric Bergquist,
Sep 6, 2018, 8:23 PM
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