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Aquila District

Webelos OvernightWebelos and Arrow of Light Scouts (who were Bear and Webelos Scouts prior to June) are invited to experience an overnight Boy Scout campout. Have fun in the outdoors, learn camping skills, work on rank requirements, and meet Boy Scouts and adult leaders from your neighborhood Troops.

When we get to camp, we'll form Patrols and then do everything together using the Boy Scout Patrol Method. We'll setup campsites, cook our own meals over the fire and in dutch ovens, have a campfire and cracker-barrel, participate in lots of fun Boy Scout activities, and even work on some Webelos and Arrow of Light rank requirements. See you 'round the campfire!

Ideally, each Scout will enjoy the weekend with his parent or guardian. If some adults are unable to attend, each Pack must meet at least the required 1-8 adult-to-Scout ratio. Den Leaders and Cubmasters, this is a great opportunity to learn how to plan a great overnight event for your Pack or Den. There will also be a special training to help you plan a high quality Webelos/Arrow of Light program.

5pm, Friday, July 14 through 2pm, Saturday, July 15, 2017

Schoenwald Park  (directions)
16030 Sylvester Road SW
Burien, WA 98166

Registration is $30 for each Scout and adult pair, which includes dinner, breakfast, and lunch. Please register by July 13th at the latest.

Register!

What to bring:

  • Tarp
  • Tent
  • Backpack
  • Rain jacket
  • Fleece or sweater
  • Uniform
  • Extra pants
  • Extra shirt
  • Extra socks
  • Extra underwear
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Mess kit
  • Den flag if you have one
  • Skits and songs for Friday night campfire

Meal ingredients for dinner, dessert, breakfast, and lunch will be provided, as will all cooking gear and supplies. Campers will be cooking for themselves and each other in the Patrol method.

Scouts will sleep in their own tents or available adirondacks (Scout-sized bunk shelters with one open wall). Adults will sleep separately or with their own sons only.

Bathrooms, water, and electricity are available.

Schedule Friday:

  • 5-6pm: Check-in, patrol assignment, setup camp
  • 5:30pm: Opening flag ceremony
  • 6pm: Cook dinner
  • 7:30pm: Eat dinner
  • 8:30pm: Cleanup
  • 9pm: Flag ceremony, patrol corners, and skit practice
  • 9:30pm: Campfire
  • 10:20pm: Vespers
  • 10:30: Prepare for bed
  • 11pm: Taps/lights out

Schedule Saturday:

  • 7am: Flag ceremony
  • 7:15am: Cook breakfast
  • 8am: Eat breakfast
  • 8:30am: Cleanup
  • 9am: Activity stations
  • 11am: Den Leader training
  • 12pm: Cook lunch
  • 1pm: Eat lunch
  • 1:30pm: Cleanup
  • 2pm: Closing flag ceremony

Please direct questions to your Cubmaster or David Ketcherside 206-824-1438 (contact). Download the flyer to print and give to your Scouts.