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February 2018

Arctic Adventure

February 9, 2018 - February 11, 2018
Gardner Dam Scout Camp, Gardner Dam Road
White Lake, WI 54491 United States
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$40

Arctic Adventure is open to all Venturers and Boy Scouts 13 years old and completed 8th grade and is held at Gardner Dam Scout Camp Feb. 9-11. Leaders and parents are welcome to participate. Attend as an individual or bring a group from your unit. Trained and experienced staff will provide leadership, instruction and supervision. Your adventure is based out of a cozy cabin lodge with fireplace. The Wausau Homes Adventure Lodge includes bunk rooms and warm showers. You'll have the opportunity to experience winter skills of the northwoods. You can try snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ice fishing, winter games, snow sculpturing or maybe you'll build a winter shelter. There will also be indoor projects like making fleece garments and constructing your own pair of snowshoes to take home. Hearty meals will be provided for participants. Relax with other Scouts and Venturers to share stories of your adventures, play games or watch a movie. There will be something for everyone. Adult leaders may be interested in completing the Venturing leader specific training. Participants will need to bring a completed physical form, personal clothing, bedding and a smile.

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March 2018

Maple Syrup Days Open House

March 10, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane
Mountain, WI 54149 United States
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$10

The sap will be flowing and we want you to be a part of the fun! Join us for a pancake breakfast and dozens of STEM activities. This is a family friendly event. Scouts, siblings, parents, and grandparents are welcome! Register as an individual family, a Den, or as an entire Pack. (Children younger than Cub Scout age attend for free.) Over 20 Activities! Branding Puzzles Ice Skating Fire Building Knot Tying Home Sugar Making Maple Syrup History Pancake Flipping Pinecone Bird Feeder Pudgy Pie Making Rope Making Traditional Sap Collection Shelters fit for a Shrew Slush Skis Snowball Launching Snow Tubing and Sledding Sugar Shack Tours Tree Tapping Modern Sap Collection Turkey Bowling Two Man Saw Check-in after 8:30 a.m. Activities start at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Lunch items for sale 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. Program ends 3:00 p.m. Bag lunches and walk-in registrations are welcome.

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May 2018

Spring Whitewater Kayaking Weekend 1

May 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Gardner Dam Scout Camp, Gardner Dam Road
White Lake, WI 54491 United States
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Whitewater kayaking on the Wolf River is offered to all Venturing Crew members and Boy Scouts who are 13 years of age and have completed 8th grade. The whitewater experience takes place over the course of two weekends in May and June as well as two weekends this September. Leaders and parents are always welcome to participate! Participants are taught the techniques and safety of kayaking on a whitewater river, plus the opportunity to use the camp’s COPE and climbing tower facilities. In addition, the weekend includes time for movies, campfires and getting to meet new friends. A fully trained and enthusiastic volunteer staff provides all of the leadership, instruction and supervision for each weekend. The Bay-Lakes Council provides all equipment, food, sleeping quarters (Wausau Homes Adventure Lodge) and emergency services. Be ready to get wet. BSA swimmer classification and a completed Medical form are required. Each camper is also responsible for all of his or her personal clothing, bedding and hygiene needs.

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