Wilderness Survival Campout

Who:    All Scouts

What:   Learn survival basics - Can open the Wilderness Survival Merit Badge

When:  Friday, May 14th - Sunday, May 16th

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

Why:    To complete rank advancements and to have fun, of course!!

Estimated Cost:   $25 per person

Departure: Otter Lake Elementary on Friday, May 21st
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the 6pm departure time.
EAT supper before arriving.

Returning: Sunday before noon

Sign-up: On the online sign-up sheet. Cancellations after May 4th will be charged $25.

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. Youth will sleep in troop tents. Adults may supply their own or use a troop tent. 

If you have any questions, ask us at the troop meeting, or contact troop494@gmail.com 

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


Hat & gloves (if weather appropriate)

Closed toe shoes

Sleeping clothes

Sleeping bag & sleeping pad


Scout book



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

Mesh bag with drawstring for holding/drying mess kit

Water bottle

Backpack or duffel bag

Plastic bag for wet clothes

Smellables (personal hygiene):


Soap and washcloth

Personal medication

Jennifer Koskie,
Feb 11, 2021, 12:23 PM
Jennifer Koskie,
Feb 11, 2021, 12:23 PM