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Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park


Who:  All Scouts


What: Have fun and work on the Mining in Society Merit Badge 

When: Saturday, September 18th - Sunday, September 19th


Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park

- Google Maps to State Park

- Minnesota DNR page

Cost:  $45 per person (This includes the mine tour) 

Deadline:  Tuesday, September 7th

Before Departure Day: 

See the Packing List for items each person should bring.

Departure: Otter Lake Elementary on Saturday, September 18th at 6:45am.

  1. We will be leaving promptly at 7am.

  2. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

  3. We will be carpooling - each car will need to have a state park pass.

  4. Wear Class A uniform with a Class B underneath for traveling

  5. Limit the amount of gear you pack.  It is only an overnight. No camp chair needed.

Returning: Scouts will be dropped off at home between 4-6pm on Sunday, 9/19.

If you have any questions, reach out to Jenny Koskie ( or Becky Baltzer (

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