Starved Rock – May 18th – 20th
We will be leaving from the Legion at 5:30pm on Friday evening. We will return at around 11:00am on Sunday morning.
Here are some camping tips:
If it is going to get under 50 degrees, be sure to prepare for cold weather camping. Don’t forget you hat to sleep in.
Here is our cold weather camping guide
Here is our sample packing list
Be sure to eat dinner before arriving on Friday evening.
Be sure to bring a full water bottle (the troop brings water to refill the water bottles)
If it might rain, be sure to bring rain gear and an extra pair of shoes or boots that can get muddy.
We might be setting up in the dark, so be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp.
Be at the Legion by 5:30pm on Friday.
If you are already in the OA (adults included), please bring you sash.
For new scouts parents – the scouts sleep in troop tents, two to a tent. Each adults typically sleeps in his own personal tent. Some adults prefer to borrow a troop tent to sleep in. If you need to borrow a troop tent, please let us know.