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Rock Climbing

Troop 494

May 2016 Camp-Out

“Rock Climbing - Taylors Falls”

Who:    Registered Scouts and Scouters

What:   Rock Climbing and Outdoor Activities

When:  May 20 - 22, 2016

Where: Interstate State Park, near Taylors Falls

Why:    To go Rock Climbing while having fun camping with the Troop

Cost:    $110 per Scout for climbing, $35 per scout for hiking only, $25 per Adult
To sign up for hiking only add "non climbing" to notes section of sign up sheet.

Departure: Otter Lake Elementary on Friday, May 20th at 6:00pm. Eat supper before arriving.

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

Sign-up: Sign-up sheet will be at the troop meetings. Cancellations after May 1st will be charged $75
Cancellations after May 17th will be charged $110

This camp trip will consist of Rock Climbing led by experienced Vertical Endeavors Guides and a lot of outdoor activities.

See links for additional information

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/interstate/index.html

http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/destinations/state_parks/interstate/climbing_brochure.pdf

We will be camping in tents at Interstate State Park in the group campsite area.


Scouts should bring:  

Complete change of clothes and extra socks        

2 underwear

2 pair pants

2 shirts

Sweatshirt and/or jacket

Hat/Gloves

Closed toe shoes – for climbing

Sleeping clothes    

Rain Gear

Hat and gloves

Sleeping bag

Pillow

Sleeping pad

Scout book

Flashlight

Pocketknife

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

Water bottle

Backpack or duffle bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Smellables (personal hygiene):

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Soap and washcloth

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 Eric Bergquist at 651 329-3270. (email: ebergquist@q.com)

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