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Troop Outing Ideas

Monthly Campout Ideas

Revolutionary War Reenactment – Catigny Park in Wheaton

WWI Reenactment

Civil War Reenactment

White Pine’s Horseback Riding, Oregon, IL

Indiana Dunes State Park

Warren Dunes, Michigan

Apple River Canyon

Blue Mounds State Park (Cave of the Mounds) – Rock Climbing

Starved Rock – Hiking

5 Mile City Hike in Chicago – 1 day outing

Governor Dodge State Park

Whirleyball Outing – 1 day outing or troop meeting

Devil’s Lake

Turkey Run State Park – Indiana

Kettle Moraine – Mountain Biking and Hiking

Cross Country Skiing?

White Water Rafting – near Napowan

Chain-o-Lakes State Park – Fishing

Johnson’s Mounds – Sledding, Cabin Camping

USS Cobia Submarine

Black River Canoeing

East Race Waterway – White Water Kayaking, South Bend, Indiana

Fox Valley Ice Arena – Ice Skating

 

Backpacking Campout Ideas

Friday night at Van Patten Woods Forest Preserve, Route 173, Wadsworth, IL 60083.  Saturday night at Camp Oakarro.  Backpack 3 miles along the Des Plaines River trail to get to the camp on Saturday.

 

 

High Adventure Ideas

Philmont

Sea Base

Colorado White Water Rafting

Boundary Water Canoe Outing

Camping Ideas

The Northeast Suburban Council put together a very useful guide to camping location options:

Where to Camp

 

Annual Campout Goals

Each year we must do at least one of each of the following:

1 Backpacking Campout – minimalist / advanced camping

1 Camporee – for OA callout

1 week of summer camp

1 ski outing

1 canoe/kayak outing

1 lock-in

1 hiking campout – for 5 mile hike and to get cooking requirements

1 recruiting campout

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