We’re Heading Out West!
Glacier National Park
June 19th – July 1st, 2019
We are going on a high adventure trip to Glacier National Park from June 19th through July 1st.
Requires Committee Approval.
Space very limited.
Older scouts priority.
Must have completed a summer camp.
Must be 13 or over. Must be First class.
Must sign code of conduct – scouts and parents.
Thursday, March 14th – Presentation – Legion – 7:00pm
Thursday, April 4th – Planning Meeting – Legion – 7:00pm
Thursday, April 25 – Planning Meeting – Legion – 7:00pm
Thursday, April 25 – $250 non-refundable deposit due
Thursday, May 9th – Planning Meeting – Legion – 7:00pm
|Transportation||$4630.00||13 scouts, 6 adults|
|Lodging||$4938.00||Scouts 4 to a room|
Adults 2 to a room
|Meals||$4702.50||$7.50 per meal|
|National Park Pass||$400|
|Excursions||$275||Mt Rushmore (50)|
Devil’s Tower (125)
Custer State Park (100)
($805 per person)
Possible Excursions – these details will be worked out in future planning sessions. The cost may be less. The White Water Rafting is assuming full day. ATV is assuming 4 or 6 man ATVs.
|White Water Rafting||$100.00|
|Other (Kayaking, Cycling, Canoeing)||$100.00|
|Total Activities/ Excursions||$375|
Total Cost of Trip: $805 + $375 = $1180
|Wednesday, June 19th|
|Meet at Legion at 6:30AM. Depart at 7:00AM. Drive from Lake Zurich to Chamberlain (10 hour drive - 668 miles). Stay at hotel in Chamberlain.|
|Thursday, June 20th||Drive from Chamberlain to Black Hills (4 hour drive - 243 miles). Stay at campsite.
Along the way, stop at:
Badlands Ranch Store (Feed Prairie Dogs)
We will stay at the Medicine Man BSA Camp's Family Camp (Larry Cozine Family Campground - Group Site A - holds 40 people)
|Friday, June 21st||Spend day in the Black Hills. Camp second night. (~150 miles of driving around)
Custer State Park
Wind Cave or Jewel Cave
|Saturday, June 22nd||Drive from Rapid City to Great Falls, MT. (10.25 hours - 607 miles) Stay in hotel.
***MAY CHANGE TO BOZEMAN RATHER THAN GREAT FALLS
Devil's Tower in the morning.
|Sunday, June 23rd||Drive From Great Falls, MT to Glacier National Park (3.25 hours - 198 miles) between noon and 6:00pm. Check in at 3:00pm. Zip Lining while waiting to check in.|
|Monday, June 24th||Spend day in Glacier National Park (~300 miles of driving around while in Glacier)
|Tuesday, June 25th||Spend day in Glacier National Park|
|Wednesday, June 26th||Spend day in Glacier National Park|
|Thursday, June 27th||Spend day in Glacier National Park. White water rafting 1/2 day or full day.|
|Friday, June 28th||Spend day in Glacier National Park|
|Saturday, June 29th||Drive from Glacier National Park to Dickinson, ND (10.25 hours - 645 miles). Stay in hotel.|
|Sunday, June 30th||Drive from Dickinson, ND to Austin, MN (9.25 hours - 619 miles). Stay in hotel.|
|Monday, July 1st||Drive from Austin to Lake Zurich (5.5 hours - 340 miles). Stop at Spam Museum along the way.|
Top Ten Hikes In Glacier