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Three Rivers BSA Spring Camporee

 What:  A Dutch Oven Competition/Cook-Off/Instructional weekend!!

 Where:  Stearns Scout Camp 
                    3303 County Rd 44
                    South Haven, MN 55382

 Who:  All Scouts and Parents

 When: Sign Up Deadline is April 16th Troop Meeting!!!

 When:  Friday, April 26th -  Sun April 28th  Eat Dinner before arriving at Otter Lake Elementary Parking Lot at 5:15pm  About 1 hour drive Scouts will be dropped off at their homes just before noonish Sunday
 How Much:  $30

 The Weekend Itinerary:

 Schedule for the Weekend

Friday evening

  • 6:00-8:30 check in and campsite set up
  • 8:00 Dutch oven Basics 
  • 9:00 Cracker barrel for SPL's and SM
  • 11:00 quiet time - lights out


  • 7:00 Breakfast in Troop Campsites
  • 9:00 Opening Ceremony – Flag raising 
  • 9:15 – 12:00 Morning Activities
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch in Troop Campsites
  • 1:00-2:30 Afternoon Activities
  • 2:30 – 5:30 Dutch Oven Cooking Contest Prep/Untitled self-serve activities 
  • 5:30 – 7:00 Camp Wide Potluck Dinner 
  • 7:00 Flag lowering, Campfire program, skits, awards 
  • 11:00 quiet time - lights out

Sunday morning 

  • 7:00 Breakfast in Troop Campsites
  • 8:00 Scouts Own service 
  • 9:00 Break Camp, Check out

Scouts should bring: 

2 Complete changes of clothes and extra socks, 2 underwear, 2 pair pants 

Sweatshirt AND Jacket, Gloves/Mittens, Hat and Scarf (Be Prepared—MN Weather and 1 hour North)

Rain Gear or Pancho

Sleeping clothes, Sleeping bag, Pillow

Scout book, Flashlight, Pocketknife

Mess kit, cup, knife, fork and spoon 

Water bottle 

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Boots for outside, Tennis or Running Shoes Weather permitting. 

Smellables (personal hygiene):


Soap and washcloth

Personal medication

Wear FULL Class A uniform (No Sash but Neckerchief & Slide) with a Class B underneath for traveling

Check the weather and pack accordingly.

Any Questions? Ask us at the troop meeting, or call Laura or Steve Kringle @ 651-528-9421 (Laura) or 651-528-9422 (Steve)   

Those are cell phones so texting is ok. Also email to