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Pack 1 Mpls.
Fall  Camp #2

October 14-16, 2022

Stearns Scout Camp

Gagner & Heritage Lodges
3303 County Road 44
South Haven, MN 55382

Map of Camp
Map to Camp

Camp & Meal Packages & Prices  

 

FULL CAMP: Friday Overnight, Saturday
FULL Day & Overnight (ALL Meals & Activities)

Includes a.m. OR p.m. Archery/BB Range session

  • $20 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $60 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

Friday Overnight & Saturday FULL Day,
NO Overnight (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
)

Includes a.m. OR p.m. Archery/BB Range session

  • $18.50 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $60 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

Friday Overnight, Saturday HALF Day,
NO Overnight (Breakfast & Lunch, NO Dinner)

Includes a.m. Archery/BB Range Session

  • $15 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $50 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

Saturday FULL Day & Overnight
(Lunch & Dinner)

Includes a.m. OR p.m.

Archery/BB Range Session

  • $17.50 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $55 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

Saturday HALF Day, NO Overnight (Lunch Only)

Includes p.m. Archery/BB Range Session

  • $12.50 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $40 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

Saturday HALF Day, NO Overnight
(Dinner Only)

Includes p.m. Archery/BB Range Session

  • $15 = Youth or Adult

  • $10 = Pack 1 Leader

  • $50 = Family (2 Youth, 2 Adults)

REGISTRATION LINK

https://forms.gle/xi6jRXwXLvcjVm5H7

If your Scout(s) and you plan to attend

Fall Camp #2, please register in the form at the link above, in order to give Pack 1 leaders a head count for planning meals and purchasing food. Thanks!

PAYMENT LINK

https://cubscout-pack1mn.square.site/campsandevents

Registration Deadline:
5 p.m. Thursday
,

Oct. 13, 2022

 

 

Required Paperwork for Camp Attendance:

  • Parents of Scouts who are not coming themselves must complete a permission slip (LINK). Please fill it out completely and make sure that it is given to the adult driving your Scout to Camp. (Not required for Scouts whose parents are attending.)

  • You must complete a Health Form and bring it with you to camp. Health forms are valid for one year and available at: Health Form (Short Term Medical Record (LINK)

  • All Scouts must complete a Shooting Sports permission slip in order to shoot on the archery and BB-gun ranges. Shooting Sports forms are valid for one year. Forms are attached below or available at the link below:
    https://camp.northernstar.org/Portals/3/Forms/Shooting-Sports-Waiver.pdf (LINK)

  • If you already filled out and turned in Health and Shooting Sports paperwork for your child at a Pack 1 camp earlier this year, you do not have to fill out those forms again for Fall Camp #2 . The paperwork is valid for one year.

Current Northern Star Council
Covid-19-Policy

 

https://www.northernstar.org/news/enavigator/covid19-and-northern-star-camps-meetings-more

Updated: 8/19/22

In August, the Centers for Disease Control updated its guidance for COVID-19 prevention measures. Northern Star Council (NSC) updated its practices as follows to ensure alignment.

 

NSC will continue to:

  • Require individuals testing positive for COVID to isolate for at least 5 days before returning to Scouting activities. Once isolation is complete, NSC strongly recommends wearing a mask on days 6 – 10.

  • Allow individuals to choose to continue wearing masks if they prefer. High quality (surgical or N95/KN95) masks are preferred over cloth.

  • Encourage all to be up to date with vaccinations.

  • Encourage proper handwashing and sanitation to cut down on spread of all illness.

 

NSC will no longer continue to:

  • Require use of the COVID-19 Health Screening Checklist prior to events, activities and outings.

  • Recommend quarantining if you have been exposed to COVID. Instead, the CDC recommends that individuals wear a high quality mask for 10 days after exposure. Similarly, NSC will no longer conduct universal contact tracing after known exposure.

  • Recommend different actions after exposure for vaccinated versus unvaccinated individuals.

  • Recommend universal social distancing practices.

 

NSC will continue to monitor current conditions and government guidance and update its practices as needed.

What we'll do & When

Here's our tentative schedule. Times may change, so please be flexible!

Oct. 14, FRIDAY night

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. --- Arrivals and Tent Set-Up ...
    Check in with, and present all required paperwork
    to, Assistant Cubmaster James Clysdale,
    then set
    up your bunk or tent

  • 6:30 to 7 p.m. -- Outdoor Games with Flashlights/Headlamps "Night at the Museum," Ghosts in the Graveyard," etc.

  • 7 to 8:30 p.m. -- Informal Campfire, 
    Roast Marshmallows, Eat S'Mores, Sing songs
    and tell stories (preferably spooky!)

  • 9 p.m. -- Lights Out

Oct. 15, SATURDAY morning

  • 7:30  to 8:45 a.m. --- Breakfast ... Hot Cocoa,
    Coffee, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, French Toast

  • 9: a.m. -- Flag-Raising Ceremony,
    Bear Den raises colors

  • 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. -- Free Time

  • 10 a.m. to Noon -- Archery & B.B. Gun Ranges, 
    Rangemaster: James Clysdale

  • 10 a.m. to Noon -- Challenge Course and/or
    Gaga Ball

  • 11 a.m. to Noon -- Lunch Prep,
    Grubmaster Volunteers

Oct. 15, SATURDAY p.m.

  • 12 to 1 p.m. -- Lunch –  Menu: Hotdogs or brats roasted over an open fire, chips, apples, carrots,
    juice-boxes, bottled water
     

  • 1 to 2 p.m. -- Skit Planning ... Den members & Den Leaders (or Asst. Den Leaders)

  • 2:30 to 4 p.m. -- Disc Golf and/or Ultimate Frisbee

  • 4:15-5:15 p.m. -- Free-play time or additional skit planning

  • 4:15-5:15 p.m.  -- Three-Chord Jam Session (some leaders and parents bring instruments and strum, pick and sing simple three-chord bluegrass, folk, traditional, kids, etc. songs. Kid musicians are welcome too. 
    IF YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT, PLEASE BRING IT! 

  • 5:15-6 p.m.  -- DInner Prep ... Grubmaster & Volunteers

  • 6 p.m. -- Dinner ... Hard-Shell & Soft-Shell Tacos

  • 6:45 p.m. -- Flag-Lowering Ceremony, Webelos & Arrow of Light Dens

  • 7 to 8 p.m. -- Campfire Program: Skits, Jokes, Songs, Good Deed Awards

  • 8:15 to 9 p.m. -- Outdoor Games with Flashlights/Headlamps ... "Night at the Museum," Ghosts in the Graveyard," etc.

  • 9:15 p.m. -- Retire to bunks for bedtime

  • 9:30 p.m. -- Lights Out

Oct. 16, SUNDAY morning

  • 7 to 8 a.m. -- Hot Coc & Cold Breakfast ...
    Hot cocoa, breakfast bars, apples, bananas, etc.

  • 8 to 9:30 a.m. -- Pack up personal items; take down tents; Sweep, Vacuum & Mop Bunkhouse & Dining Hall Floors; Clean Bathroom (Parent Volunteers, Leaders)

  • 9:30 a.m. -- Embark from camp

What to pack

  • Completed mandatory health and shooting-sports forms (links at bottom of column 2 on this page)

  • A Tent & Warm Sleeping Bags --  Night-time temps can get pretty chilly, so be sure to bring your warmest sleeping bag and additional blankets,
    to "Be Prepared."

  • A name-labeled, reusable water bottle

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste

  • Personal medications

  • Cub Scout Uniform Shirt (Class A) to wear to flag ceremonies; leave neckerchief and slide at home

  • Pack-1 T-shirt (Class B) for outdoor play

  • Warm clothes, gloves and a beanie/stocking cap -- Dress in layers; prepare for weather that is colder and wetter than forecasted (Be Prepared!). It can often feel especially cold when waiting your turn at the shooting ranges.

  • Rain Coat/Suit & Hoodie -- We will be outdoors the entire weekend, rain or shine

  • Boots or shoes suitable for hiking (We will hike in den groups to every activity; for the youngest kids, the distances can often feel long)

  • Head Lamp/Light or Flashlight with a wrist lanyard

  • Pocket knife (ONLY grade 3-5 Scouts who have already earned their Whittlin' Chip cards, OR will be earning it at Camp)

  • Books, comics, etc. for reading in your tent during quiet time

  • Card games, board games, role-playing games

  • Adults may bring cell phones


What NOT to pack

  • DO NOT bring electronic devices and games 

  • DO NOT bring extra food (we have plenty!)

  • The camp provides BB guns and bows for the shooting ranges.
    If you choose to bring your own, they must be checked in with,
    and stored with, the Campmaster, immediately upon your arrival
    at Camp (even before proceeding to our campsite)

General Information

  • Arrive no earlier than 5:30 p.m. Friday. Check-out at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

  • If you will not be there the full time, please specify when registering, so this can be taken into consideration for meal planning. Multiple Camp Packages are available, at pro-rated prices -- Click HERE to learn more

  • Pack 1 Scouts may invite non-Scout siblings
    and friends.

  • Meals and dishes/cutlery will be provided, but parents/guardians will be expected to help with cooking/serving and dishes/cleaning.

  • Scouts should arrive at, and leave from, camp
    in their Scout uniforms, but you can leave neckerchiefs and slides at home, so they
    don't get lost.

  • Toliet paper is provided by the camp, but
    it's never a bad idea to bring a back-up roll from home, just in case. Be Prepared!

     

Required Paperwork:

  • Parents of Scouts who are not coming themselves must complete a permission slip (LINK). Please fill it out completely and make sure that it is given to the adult driving your Scout to Camp. (Not required for Scouts whose parents are attending.)

  • You must complete a Health Form and bring it with you to camp. Health forms are valid for one year and available at this link: Health Form (Short Term Medical Record (LINK)

  • All Scouts must complete a Shooting Sports permission slip in order to shoot on the archery and BB-gun ranges. Shooting Sports forms are valid for one year. Forms are attached below or available at the link below:
    https://camp.northernstar.org/Portals/3/Forms/Shooting-Sports-Waiver.pdf (LINK)

  • If you already filled out and turned in Health and Shooting Sports paperwork for your child at a Pack 1 camp earlier this year, you do not have to fill out those forms again for Fall Camp #2 . The paperwork is valid for one year.

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